Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta (ATL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Arriving in Atlanta on domestic Delta flight then traveling to Germany via Lufthansa on a separate ticket. How do I get from domestic baggage claim to international checkin? Thanks.
You have to take a shuttle bus outside security.
Hi, I'm travelling from LAX to ATL and 45 mins later I fly from ATL to YUL. Does this give me enough time to get from terminal A to terminal D? Also will the airline wait for checked in passengers?
A and D are concourses not terminals. The airline won't wait for you. That is enough time if the first flight is on-time. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.
Hi! We got a great Dublin deal from IAD but we are live around Atl. We booked a one way from atl to Iad to catch our flight to Dublin. When we booked I thought we would go thru customs and get our luggage and be able to "miss" our flight to IAD from ATL. From what I read we do customs in Dublin. Can the airline tag luggage to stop in Atl? Or how can we get our luggage
No, they can't. You'll have to not check baggage on your return, pay a change fee, or take the trip to IAD and then fly back to Atlanta. Maybe next time you do some research before spending hundreds of dollars trying to defraud the airline.
How do I get from the domestic area to the international area of the airport
If both flights are on the same reservation just take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse.
We will be flying into ATL from MSP on a delta flight at 8:54 AM. When booking this flight, we had a 1.5 hour layover but they recently switched it to a 51 minute layover for our delta flight to SXM at 9:45 AM. Will this be enough time to make our connection? Is there anything we can do with the airline to ensure we make the connection once we are on the ground?
That is still enough time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart.
Hello, I will be arriving on from Argentina on 12SEP @ 0542... I need to connect to DFW, the flight leaves at 0754... Is that enough time? Both are Delta flights... I've never been to ATL airport so i dont know its layout... I've read about the Plane Train, which is guess will take me from one terminal to the other. Will i have to go through security again? And are those security lines long in ATL? Thank you very much.
Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in the international terminal, 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 directly to your departure concourse.
Thanks very much for your prompt response.
I am flying with Delta from Denver to Managua, Nicaragua on one ticket. There is a 2hr 11mins connection time between flights in ATL. Will this be enough time?
Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart.
I am a little apprehensive between the terminology of terminals or concourse
We have a delta flight into Atlanta from Orlando which says lands at terminal S
We then have a virgin Atlantic out from terminal 1
Does this sound correct or are these concourse?
Those are Terminals but you don't ACTUALLY go to either of those terminals. You will arrive in Concourse T, A, B, or D and depart from Concourse E or F. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse. I don't know why Delta insists on printing that information on everyone's itinerary, it confuses more people than it helps.
Thanks Zap 👍
I am arriving on international Delta flight and need to get to Southwest terminal. I have approximately 1 hour and 30 mins. Is this possible to catch my flight? Also, do I take plane train?
No, that's completely impossible. You need to change your Southwest flight to a later one. You need at least 3 hours.
Ok! Thank you!
Hi Hello, I am flying into Tampa to Zagreb Croacia and have to Atlanta one hour connection flight.. How long is transportation from Terminal S to Terminal 1 time?? Next stop is Paris to Zagreb / Delta to AIR FRANCE
All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart and board your flight to Paris. You don't actually have to change terminals. You have enough time.