Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta (ATL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Arrive ATL with Delta from ECP with suitcases and then depart ATL with British Airways. Please let me know the steps in the transfer process? Delta and BA are not partners so will have to physically transfer suitcases. Thank you for any help you can provide.
You will take the Plane Train to the domestic S terminal, claim your bags, then take a shuttle bus to the international Terminal, re-check your bags with British Airways, then go through security and to your departure gate. I recommend at least 2.5 hours for this process.
Thank you very much for the information.
I can't believe I can't find anything on how to get between terminals. One maps shows them disconnected - take a bus? a train? Another map shows them connected - walk? Our daughter's domestic Delta flight says it arrives at terminal E (but everything I read says that's international.) Her connecting flight leaves from termainl B - and some posts say 90 mins is tight, but she only has 45 minutes! So are there walkways? Trams? Buses??? It shouldn't be so difficult to find information. Thanks for any help!!
E and B are concourses not terminals. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security underground. 45 minutes is enough time for a domestic to domestic connection, but it doesn't leave much time to spare.
My apologies for mistyping - yes, I meant 'concourse' - I was trying to get information quickly for our daughter - I should have proofread the post. Thank you for explaining the Plane Train - I thought that was to connect the *terminals* so I didn't know the method of travel between concourses. As it turns out, she *did* make the connecting flight, more efficiently without my help anyway ; )
Delta has rescheduled our flight from PBI to Atlanta. We now have 59 minutes before our flight to Amsterdam departs. Can we make it?
Yes, all you have to do in Atlanta on the way to Amsterdam is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart and board your flight.
Hello, would 1 hr 30 minutes be enough for a connection between a flight from France (CDG) to Mexico (Monterrey)?, thanks!
It's technically a legal connection but realistically you need more like 2 hours.
I will be arriving terminal I coming in from Toronto... 1 hrs 15 mins to make my connecting flight to Jacksonville FL. I depart from domestic south .. can someone one please give me direction on what I need to do..?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You could arrive or depart in concourse A, B, C, D, E, or F. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You have enough time.
DL has a schedule change that reduces our connecting time returning from PLS to 90 minutes in ATL. Seems tight. Thoughts?
That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. I would recommend more time but given the schedules of PLS and SAN flights, there may be no other options.
I will be be very first time in Atlanta airport My layover is 56minutes flight Delta from Chicago arrives at termina S n next plane Delta to fort myers I also have at terminal S but im not aware about gates utill the very last moment will i manage to get on the next plane only Carey on baggage. Will i have to go through the security check any advices will be much appreciated
No you do not have to go through security. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. the Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You have enough time.
Hi..Im traveling from Baltimore Md to Atl and then on to Milwaukee Wi...My eticket says I'm going to Terminal S but I don't see it on the map. I am flying Delta and have a one hr 20 minute layover in Atl. I wanted to know if I'm landing at the same terminal I'm departing from or if I will need to take a scary train...also is there smoking anywhere in Terminal S? Flight 2572 arrival....Flight 1052 departure. Thank you!
You don't actually go to any terminal. You go straight from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta has gates in every concourse in ATL and the Plane Train connects every concourse inside security. Every concourse has 2 smoking areas. The train runs underground and isn't scary.
And if you do for some reason find the train scary, you can even walk in an underground pathway between the train tracks (well lit and actually has some nice artwork).
So...u have no way to tell if my arrival Gare is going to be near my departure gate?
You won't know your exact gates until the day of your flight. Delta uses gates throughout the airport.
Thank you!
We land at ATL from the UK and have 1 hour 26 minutes before internal connection to Savannah. Is this enough time and what is the baggage process?
You arrive in concourse E or F, 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 arrival concourse. You realistically need at least 2 hours for that connection.
HI, WE ARE ARRIVING ON A DL FLIGHT FROM DCA, AND TAKING OFF 50 MINUTES LATER ON A FLIGHT TO ELEUTHERA, ALSO ON DELTA. IS THAT LIKELY TO BE SUFFICIENT TIME? ANY IDEA IF DL PLANS FOR CONNECTIONS THAT TIGHT TO BE NEAR THE ARRIVING PLANE? THANK YOU
You have enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which should take 15 minutes or less. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.