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  • Terminal 1 to Terminal 3
    Aug 26, 2013
    1
    I have to meet a tour bus transfer that departs from Terminal 3 at the Fiavet/cotav desk in terminal 3 outside of the customs . I am landing in terminal 1 and am not a good traveller can you tell me the best way and fastest way to get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 is it walkable

     

    Yes, you can just walk from T1 to T3 at FCO.

     

  • Terminals
    Aug 26, 2013
    0
    Can you tell me how easy is it to get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 and what is involved

     

  • Enough transfer time?
    Aug 26, 2013
    6
    I am flying in from Amsterdam to Detroit EM and have a connecting flight to Buffalo, NY. From landing till take off I only have 90 mins. Do you think this will be enough for immigration, picking up the luggage and dropping them off again, plus check in? Are there fast lines? Is there a recommended way to take between terminals maybe? Thanks in advance!

     

    90 mins is not enough time for transfer: DTW has 2 terminals - the McNamara Terminal serves Delta & its SkyTeam partners, as well as Air France & KLM, while the North Terminal serves non-SkyTeam members. Emirates (not listed at DFW) does not belong to any airline Alliance - meaning on arrival, after customs clearance, you may have to take your bag to the connecting terminal - check with Emirates if they transfer your bags. A detailed description of each terminal, Concourse & gates and how to transfer can be found at www.ifly.com/dtw - click on 'Terminal Maps' under QUICK LINKS.

     

    Ignore what moaug just said - you will not have to transfer Terminals and you are not flying Emirates so I don't know why he mentioned that. All your flights will be in the McNamara terminal as it appears they are all on Delta as Delta is the only airline that flies to Amsterdam and Buffalo from Detroit. There are no fast lanes, but you should have enough time.

     

    90 mins transfer may barely be enough time for transfer: DTW has 2 terminals - the McNamara Terminal serves Delta & its SkyTeam partners, as well as Air France & KLM, while the North Terminal serves non-SkyTeam members. Both terminals are at different locations and you may need to take the shuttle bus running every 10 mins and taking 7 mins. Emirates (not listed at DFW) does not belong to any airline Alliance - meaning on arrival, after customs clearance, you may have to take your bag to the connecting terminal - check with Emirates if they transfer your bags. A detailed description of each terminal, Concourse & gates and how to transfer can be found at www.ifly.com/dtw - click on 'Terminal Maps' under QUICK LINKS.

     

    Thanks for the comments. I fly KLM (operated by Delta). Originally I had 4 hours to transfer but there was a flight change and now I am afraid I will not make it in due time. As far as I understood all actions should take place in the McNamara terminal, this is why I am hoping....

     

    Again, please ignore Moaug - I don't know why he thinks you are flying Emirates. Yes, all your flights will be in the McNamara terminal. If Delta changed your schedule and you're uncomfortable with it, you can ask to perhaps be put on an earlier flight from Amsterdam to Detroit or a later flight from Detroit to Buffalo for no change fee if possible. Just call them.

     

    I did. The lady told me that according to their record the transfer time should be feasible! I hope she is right! ;)

     

  • Terminal 5 to US Airways what terminal is 2 hr enough time??
    Aug 26, 2013
    6
    I'll be doming to Terminal 5 and will do the 1 stop program - do I still need to check in with the kisok??? Also, what Terminal is US Airways - I have 2 hours to do this - - Thank You!!!

     

    What airline are you flying into Terminal 5? Where are you flying from ORD on US Airways? Were both of your tickets bought on one reservation?

     

    I'll flying in with Austrain Airlines from Vienna - from US Airways to Sacramento with a stop in Phoenix - - tickets were not bought on one reservation - - I hope 2 hours is enough time Thank You

     

    You'll have to hurry. Immigration could take close to an hour and you'll have to have your bags to Terminal 2 30 minutes prior to departure to check your bags with US Airways. To get from Terminal 5 to Terminal 2 you take the ATS train, which runs outside security. However, it wouldn't hurt to ask Austrian in Vienna if they can check your bags through to Sacramento, they might, and in that case you would be able to drop your bags off after customs in Terminal 5.

     

    I'm thinking of doing a carry-on and doing the one stop program - this way I would have way more time - - if I do that will I still need to do the kisok?? thank you

     

    Which Kiosk? If you don't have US Airways boarding passes you will still have to get them at a Kiosk in Terminal 2, however that won't take much time.

     

    The Kiosk in customs is what I meant - I do have a reservation with United at Terminal 1 - my back up plan if I don't make it in 2 hours will be with US Airways to Sacramento with carry-on only - I can't take the chance of making the flight with United so that is why I have this back up plan - so I'll get boarding pass's at Terminal 5 and get boarding pass at Terminal 2 if that is what I end up doing - - Thank You for your help!!

     

  • connecting flights
    Aug 25, 2013
    1
    Have a US Air Flt. arriving at 6:38am in Term. 4 and need to make connecting Hawaiian flt. that leaves at 8 am. in Term. 3. What's the best way to get from 4 to 3 in time? Thanks

     

    You have to take a shuttle bus. If you have bags to transfer yourself you'll really have to hurry. With carry ons only or if US Airways will transfer your bags, you'll be OK if your flight is on-time. Check-in online for your Hawaiian flight before you leave so that you don't miss the check-in cutoff.

     

  • Pilot
    Aug 25, 2013
    0
    Fresh made juice. Usually very curtious. Fair price for quantity.

     

  • MINIMUM CONNECTION TIME DOMESTIC TO INTERNATIONAL - 2 BAGS
    Aug 25, 2013
    1
    Hi, I am landing in JFK on a domestic flight and need to catch an International flight with 90 min to transfer. I have 2 bags to check in. I will have to pick up my bags from Jet blue and check in at Emirates. Is this sufficient? I will be arriving in Jet blue and connecting to Emirates.

     

    No, I don't think that will be enough time. The bag check-in cutoff for the Emirates flight is probably at least 60 minutes, which means you'd have to be perfectly on-time, then claim your bags, take them on the AirTrain from T5 to T4, then wait in line, all in less than 30 minutes. I think that will be really tough. It's possible, if the flight is on-time or early, but that's rare at JFK.

     

  • Transit
    Aug 24, 2013
    0
    # C14 a To B50 Hello , I did some searches and I need some help, travelling soon from YYZ to BEY and a 1.5 hour layover at FRA , both LH flights , one reservation so luggage straight to BEY thank God , my question is , if I am simply transiting from gate # C14 a To B50 on a wheelchair assistance , will I have enough time ?

     

  • Domestic to international flight
    Aug 24, 2013
    1
    I land at JFK on a Domestic Delta flight at 2:00 pm and then need to catch an international Air Lingus flight at 5:00 pm. I only have carry on bags. Do I have enough time to get thru customs, get to next terminal and pass thru security? Any suggestions appreciated!

     

    You will not go through customs as you are arriving on a domestic flight. You have plenty of time. You just have to take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train from your arrival terminal (either 2 or 4) to Terminal 5.

     

  • enough time
    Aug 23, 2013
    1
    Will fly from Phoenix to Lima on United with connection at IAH. Will 60 minutes be enough time to make the connection?

     

    Yes, if your first flight is on-time that will be enough time. You will likely arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from Terminal E, which are all connected.

     

  • 60 minutes enough time to transfer from Gate C to Gate E?
    Aug 23, 2013
    1
    Arriving from other US city and transfer in Houston for flight to Europe. Traveling with lab infant. Time between flights is 60 minutes. Do I need to go through security before boarding international flight? Can I ask flight attendant to store stroller inside of the plane (domestic flight) to reduce wait time after arrival?

     

    That should be enough time. No you won't have to go through security. It's unlikely you will be able to store the stroller onboard the plane. It will have to be gate checked.

     

  • LHR > DFW > TYR
    Aug 23, 2013
    1
    So American have changed my flight and I should be arriving in DFW 1.40pm but my flight to Tyler is at 3.25pm, will I make it? and will I have to go through security again?

     

    That should be enough time but you'll have to hurry. You'll go through immigration, then claim your bags, go through customs, then re-check them, then go back through security in Terminal D, then you will likely take the SkyLink Train to Terminal B as that appears to be where all the flights to Tyler depart from. If you miss your connection AA does have later flights from DFW to TYR that you can be rebooked on.

     

  • Connection Question
    Aug 23, 2013
    3
    Hey Helpful People I'm flying into IAD tomorrow from the UK with Virgin Atlantic. I then have 2 hours to a US Airways flight to MDT. Will this be enough time? WIll I need to collect my luggage and then go back out to departures and check it again? I've done this trip a few times before, but always as a 'route' and so I've just dumped my bag on the big conveyor belt and then go straight to the gate. Cheers for your help

     

    US Airways does not fly from IAD to MDT, so you will actually be on United Express. Yes, you will claim your bag, then if your bag is checked through to MDT on its tag, you can just drop it again immediately after you exit customs.

     

    Thanks ZAP, if it's not checked through to MDT will I have enough time to go up to departures and back in?

     

    Yes, you'll have to go upstairs to the United counter and check it there (and you'll have to pay a checked bag fee).

     

  • Changing planes
    Aug 22, 2013
    1
    My mother is flying southwest, and she has to change planes in this Airport (HOU) only has 1 hour to make it to the next gate, (same carrier) is this an easy airport to find the gates, my concern is that she doesn't speak English and I don't want her to be in trouble. Is it possible that someone forn the airline can escolt her to the gate? Thanks

     

    Yes, it is a fairly easy airport. All the gates at HOU are on the same level of the same terminal. All she will have to do is look at the monitors when she gets off her first flight, locate the gate number for her second flight, and walk to it. http://www.ifly.com/william-p-hobby-airport/HOU-Central-Concourse

     

  • Domestic to International - Re-check Bags?
    Aug 22, 2013
    4
    Thank you all for your help, wonderful site. On 8/30, arrive from ATL on DL2032 at 7:25. Connecting to BA292 to LHR at 10:30. I believe both airlines use Terminal A, however I booked each flight separately - do I have to exit terminal, claim baggage and re-check it on BA before coming back through security? I assume this would be the case and so gave myself 3 hours connection time to be safe. Thanks again!

     

    Yes, you will have to claim your bags from Delta and take them to BA and go back through security. You should have enough time.

     

    IAD has one main passenger terminal with Z gates and Midfield Concourses A through D. Both Delta & British use Concourse B; however as you have separate tickets and your airlines do not belong to the same Airline Alliance, you need, on arrival, head for the main terminal's baggage claim by means of a moving walkway. After re-checking in your bag at the British Airways counter, go through security check and take either the moving walkway or the AeroTrain back to 'Midfield Concourse A/B' (B gates: B35-B79). You have plenty of time.

     

    Thankyou thaug13, I appreciate it!

     

    Much appreciated ZP, thanks!

     





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