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  • Help do I have enough time? Connection, immigration, change terminals
    Nov 5, 2015
    Hi I am arriving in ATL from LHR flying with virgin Atlantic/ Delta- I inly have 1hr 30 mins layover, will this give me enough time to go through immigration and change terminal? Would anyone know if I need to check my bags or will they be sent to my next flight? Any information or tips greatly appreciated!


    I am flying ATL to Ft. Lauderdale


    You will arrive in Concourse F, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security, and take the Plane train to your departure concourse (like A, B, or C). You don't actually have to change terminals. You should have enough time if your flight from London is on-time. If it's late Delta flies hourly flights from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale.


  • Memphis to ATL to KC
    Nov 4, 2015
    First time to fly (and solo)...have 1.5 hr layover in ATL...flying Delta all the way. Will I have to claim my bags and transfer in ATL? How do I know the concourse, gate, etc...will it be on my ticket? 1.5 hrs enough time?


    No, you do not have to do anything with your bags in Atlanta. ALl you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You can get your gates from, the Delta app, or the monitors in the airport on the day of your flight. You should have plenty of time. The Plane Train connects all concourses in Atlanta inside security.


  • D31 to A17
    Nov 3, 2015
    Time from D31 to A17


    10 minutes. 15 minutes max. A17 is right next to the Plane Train in concourse A.


  • transfer international to domestic A terminal
    Nov 2, 2015
    I am arriving in ATL from LHR and then transferring to terminal A to fly Delta to FLL. They are two separate tickets How long do I need to complete this transfer. Any tips?


    A is a concourse. If you are flying Delta or Virgin on your first flight, then show your FLL confirmation at check in, they should be able to check your bags through to FLL so that you can re-check them in the International Terminal and issue you both boarding passes so you can just go through security in the International Terminal and take the Plane Train to A. If your first flight is on British Airways, you will have to go through Immigration, claim your bags, and go through customs in the International terminal, then take the shuttle bus to S, re-check your bags with delta, and go through security there.


    Thanks, but how long will I need to complete all of this?


    If you are flying British Airways, I recommend at least 2 hrs 30 minutes.


    Thank you, very helpful


  • Security Check/Customs
    Oct 29, 2015
    I am flying to JFK via Atl from Johannesburg. Would i need to pick up my baggage and go through customs? Will a 2 hour layover be enough time to catch my connecting flight? I land at Terminal I and need to get to Terminal S.


    In Atlanta you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse. You don't actually have to go to Terminal S.


  • Connection from Toronto through ATL to Bonaire
    Oct 28, 2015
    I will be flying from Toronto (YYZ) to ATL connecting to Bonaire (BON). The connection time 1 hr and 10 min. Is this enough time? We will be going through US border preclearance in Toronto.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Double security?
    Oct 27, 2015
    First time flying solo and in ATL. Flying from AVL to ATL then connecting on international flight to YYZ will I have to go through security again once I land in ATL? Or will I just ride plane train to my terminal? Starting to panic that 1 hour layover isn't enough time if I have to go thru security a second time


    All you have to do is take the plane train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse.


  • Transferring through ATL
    Oct 27, 2015
    Hello I fly Air France from CDG to ATL then though to SJO with a long lay-over and I can use the lounge. On the return SJO to ATL it is Delta then I connect to AF. It seems the flights from SJO leave and depart from E and the CDG ones F. 1. Will I be able to check luggage through from CDG to SJO and SJO to CDG? 2. My flight from SJO arrives 18:56 and flight to CDG departs 20:40, thus about 1h40 min. 3. If I can not check luggage through will I make the CDG flight? I am a Sky Priority passenger. 4. Is there a fast-lane like at CDG or AMS?


    Both ways in ATL you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk and go through security. I believe there is a lane for Sky Priority passengers at ATL. You should have enough time.


    Thank you for the response / information


  • Distance from Gates
    Oct 25, 2015
    How long of a walk from Gate C49 to Gate F3


    It's about 15 minutes walk and plane train.


  • customs and border check point
    Oct 25, 2015
    Im flying in from Cancun Landing at 5:15 pm. i have 1hr 47 min to my domestic flight leaves. With the new system in place will i have enough time to make my next flight. Thanks


    Forgot to say i will be flying in on a Thursday


    and carry on only


    With carry-on only that should be plenty of time.


  • first time flying through Atlanta
    Oct 25, 2015
    connecting flight through Atlanta to Tampa 2 hrs layover. Would this be enough time to get to the gate??? I'm just concerned and little bit scared since I'm traveling with my daughter...Never been to this airport before and dont want to miss my flight..thank you


    That is a ton of time if the first flight is domestic and still enough time if the first flight is international.


  • 1 hr 40 min connection
    Oct 22, 2015
    Hello; Can you please give me an opinion if NRT - ATL - YYZ with a 1 hr 40 min connection in ATL will be sufficient time? I have global entry and only hand luggage. Thank you!


    With Global Entry and no checked bags that should be easy.


    Awesome -- Thanks so much for your help! (I would never attempt such a short connection at JFK but am happy to hear it would be considered easy at ATL)


  • Traveling with kids - 39 min connection
    Oct 19, 2015
    Looks like I'll be flying into terminal C or D (from AGS) and going to San Diego (which I think leaves out of A) . I've got a connection time of 39 min. I'm flying with my partner, a lap baby and a toddler - we will have a double stroller and the toddler will be in a car seat during the flights. Will we make it? Should I have my spouse run ahead with the car seat and/or one of the kids? Any suggestions?


    Yes, if one of you can run ahead that would be a good idea.


  • Atlanta-Frankfurt
    Jan 11, 2015
    Arriving from STL into ATL,have a connecting flight to Frankfurt/Germany,all run by Delta.....What concourse will my flight be?


    You will likely arrive in A, B, or C and depart from E or F. All concourses are connected inside security by the Plane Train.


  • Flying from Chi to Freeport Bahamas thru Atanta
    Jan 11, 2015
    We are flying Delta from Chicago ORD to ATL and have only 55 min to catch fly to Freeport Bahamas ( Delta Connections), is this enough time , do we have to go thru security ? , then we are coming back from Bahamas and have about the same time to get in the plane to Chicago , again is it enough time and do we have to go thru security then?


    All you have to do both times is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, no security needed. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. On your return you will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Freeport.


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