Terminal Connections | iFlyer Forum

iFlyer Forum Home

Got a tip? Need some help? You've come to the right place for help on getting to, through, and between airports. Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get a notification when there is a response. Select a category from below:

Discussion Topics
Last Post
Posts

  • is 30 min enough time to change planes? Riding US Air from Cinci
    Jan 3, 2014
    1
    I'm not sure that landing at 636 and taking off again at 528 and taking off at 601 is enough time if I have to change terminals. Any help? Flying US Air

     

    Charlotte only has one Terminal and all gates are connected beyond security. If your first flight is on-time you'll be OK.

     

  • Transferring from one United Fl to another United
    Jan 3, 2014
    1
    I am a senior citizen and have only flown alone only 1 other time. I have to transfer at IAH. Arriving from Orlando on United and going to Omaha on United. Can I walk to new gate or will I have to take a train. Please help

     

    You will probably arrive in Terminal C. Your Omaha flight will depart from Terminal A or Terminal B, so you will have to take the TerminaLink train, which runs inside security.

     

  • Fly in from Love Field and bound for Buenos Aries
    Jan 3, 2014
    1
    We will arrive @ 820 PM from Love Field via UA and need to get on UA flight to Buenos Aries @ 900 pm. How and where shall we go/do about this since we've never been to IAH. Thanks.

     

    Most DAL-IAH flights arrive in Terminal B, but it could also arrive in A. You will depart from Terminal E. Take the TerminaLink train, which runs inside security from your arrival Terminal to Terminal E. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • YYZ to MSP to BIL is 1h layover enough?
    Jan 3, 2014
    1
    I'm flying Delta YYZ to MSP and continuing to BIL with Delta. Is a 1h layover enough time to make this connection? Thanks.

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration in Toronto. All Delta gates at MSP are in the same terminal and within 20 minutes of each other.

     

  • Test Post
    Jan 2, 2014
    0
    Test Post

     

  • Transfer Zurich-AMS-Tokyo Narita
    Jan 1, 2014
    1
    Hi. I would like to ask wether 55 minutes are enough time to transfer at Amsterdam Schiphol. I will fly from Zurich to Tokyo Narita. Is the luggage going to make it too or is it likely that it would arrive after me? Thank you.

     

    It should be enough time. Your transfer should be fairly straight forward and AMS is made for tight connections.

     

  • Terminal B to Terminal C
    Jan 1, 2014
    1
    Arrive at 8:20 pm at Terminal B; Depart at 9:15 at Terminal C. Should we walk (run) it or risk waiting for shuttle? Thanks

     

    You cannot run from Terminal B to C inside security. They are separate buildings. However, the TerminaLink train connects them inside security and is the much better option.

     

  • Pit to Atl further Atl to Lir
    Jan 1, 2014
    2
    Hi, We are trying to figure out what terminal we are arriving to in Atl and what terminal we would be flying out of.. Airline is Delta. There is only a 52 min layover in Atl before flight to Lir departs. Would this be sufficient time?

     

    All gates at ATL are connected beyond security by the Plane Train. You will arrive one of the numerous domestic concourses and depart from E/F. If your first flight arrives on-time you will be OK.

     

    Thank you for your help!

     

  • Quebec to Newark 1h connection
    Dec 31, 2014
    2
    Hi, I'm flying tuesday january 7th I have one hour connection in Newark. I will land in Terminal C at 8AM and fly from terminal C at 9AM also. I can't pre-clear US Custom at Quebec .. Will I have enough time to clear immigration, custom, pick your baggage etc ??

     

    No, that's not a legal connection as the minimum connection time is 90 minutes in EWR for flights that require going through immigration and customs in EWR. As there's no earlier flight from YQB you can try to get lucky and make the connection, but prepared to be stuck in Newark for awhile if you can't be rebooked or there are no later flights to your destination.

     

    90 minutes? United Airlines got me on that one I guess?.. I called them earlier and they told me I can make it on time .. maybe they'rnt aware I can't clear immigration and customs at Quebec .. there's no flight later on January 7th ..They gave me the choice to go on January 6th instead and I'd be at Newark at 7:36 AM and leaving at 9:09 .. but I need to book an hotel ..

     

  • Connecting flight in ORD - AA1564 with AI0126
    Dec 31, 2014
    3
    I have booked tickets from Phoenix to Delhi via Chicago. PHX to ORD is AA1564 and ORD to DEL is AI0126. The lay away time between the flights is 1 hr 50 mins. AA is saying this is not a legal flight since the gap is less than 2 hrs, although I have the tickets in my hand. The travel agent is unable to give me any other option and they are saying this is a legal ticket. Even AI is saying the same. Not sure what to do. Please suggest.

     

    Were the two tickets booked together or separately? 1 hr 50 minutes is a doable connection if everything runs perfectly and your bags are automatically transferred (if both tickets were bought on the same reservation). However, if there is any delay or if you have to move the bags between terminals yourself that probably isn't enough time. Note that you will have to take the ATS train from T3 to T5, get your AI boarding pass, and go through security.

     

    Thanks ZAP, tickets were booked together, but AA is saying this is not a legally valid ticket. They may prevent us from boarding in Phoenix itself. Is that possible?

     

    Yes, it is possible. They should be able to re-book you free of charge for an earlier Phoenix-Chicago flight if there is one or the last flight the night before (which would require spending the night in Chicago, but is still probably cheaper/easier than changing everything).

     

  • Getting through customs
    Dec 30, 2014
    1
    I am traveling from Wichita to puerto Vallarta. Will I go through customs in Dallas? If so, will I need to claim my baggage and re-check it after customs? And, what about my return?

     

    On the way to Mexico the only time you will go through customs is in Mexico. You will only have to go from your arrival gate (In terminal A, C, or D) to your departure gate in Terminal D. If you need to change terminals you will use the Skylink train which runs inside security. On your return, you will arrive in Terminal D where you will go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through customs, then re-check your bags with American. You will then go through security and to your departure gate. Again, if you need to change terminals use the Skylink.

     

  • Change Terminals in 30 minutes?
    Dec 30, 2014
    1
    I fly into Terminal C and depart Terminal E. I only have a 30 minute layover. Can I make it if we are on time?

     

    The gate areas of Terminal C connect to Terminal E after Gate C45: If arriving at gates C29-45 and transferring to Terminal E: walk towards gates C14-24 and proceed straight on to Terminal E.

     

  • Transferiing from Terminal D to A
    Jan 4, 2014
    5
    Dear Sir/madam, i'm arriving on Air France at Terminal D and then have a flight from Terminal A with Alaska Airlines. Can you tell me the quickest way to get to termiinal A from D, how i do it and how long the transfer may take. Thanks in advance for a reply.

     

    The above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security (allow for 30 mins transfer from A to D).

     

    Since you are arriving on an international flight it will take you a lot longer than 30 minutes to make your connection. As you will have to go through US Customs, claim your baggage, and go through customs. If your bags are checked through to your second flight you can then re-check them, but if they are not you will have to take them on the Inter-Terminal Train, which runs outside security, to Terminal A. What airline are you flying from Terminal A and how much time do you have for your connection?

     

    I arrive at 14:15 and depart at 17:30 so have a 3:15 connection, flying alaska airlines

     

    I will gave to clear customs and immigration and re check at IAH.

     

    Yes, you should have enough time. If your bags are checked through to Alaska Airlines you can re-check your bags in Terminal D, otherwise you will have to take them on the Inter-Terminal Train to Terminal A.

     

  • connection time
    Dec 30, 2014
    1
    My parents are flying United on Jan. 1 from Indianapolis to Dulles with a 50 minute connection time to make their United flight to Bahrain. Is this going to be enough time? Do you have any idea what concourse they will fly into and leave from?

     

    They will arrive in A or C and depart from D. If they arrive in A they will have to take the mobile lounge to D but if they arrive in C they can just walk. Either way they won't have to go through any security and if their first flight is on-time they should have enough time.

     

  • United flights
    Dec 30, 2014
    4
    Hi we are flying from EWR a domestic flight united airlines and have a layover at IAH for Costa Rica an international flight also united. Is there enough time to transfer planes?

     

    Well, you didn't post how much time you your itinerary currently allows, so I don't know if you'll have enough time. But you should arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from E, which is all connected beyond security.

     

    44 minutes. Thank you for your help

     

    Yes, if your first flight is on-time you should be OK.

     

    Thank you for being helpful

     





Twitter
Facebook
Google Plus One