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  • Is an hour enough time?
    Mar 18, 2014
    I am going from SFO United domestic to United international OKA, no checked bags and I have an hour layover, is that enough time to make my international flight?


    You arrive at SFO, Terminal 3 (T3) & need to get to the Internatinal Terminal with G gates 91-102. Domestic passengers transferring from T3 to the International Terminal may transfer via a connector walkway (located post-secuirty near gate 75) to the International Terminal's Boarding Area G arriving at post-security near gate G92. You have enough time.


    What do you mean by "post-security"? Is T3 and International Terminal Boarding Area G connected with a connector walkway that eliminates the need to go through Customs Border Protection? I am on United Airlines flying in from Canada to SFO connecting with United Airlines to Narita. Will the 1.5 hr layover be enough?


  • International to domestic flight connection 1h 15min enough?
    Feb 23, 2014
    I am contemplating purchasing a ticket Helsinki-JFK-San Diego all on Finnair/AA landing in JFK 15:50 and departing for San Diego 17:05 on 4th of April 2014. Is the transfer time enough for a US resident?


    The good news is that both airlines are in the same Terminal 8. However, on arrival you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag where indicated, before you can proceed to your connecting gate. You should be able to make your connection in time. T8 has gates B1-B16 & C31-C47.


  • 85min to transfer
    Feb 23, 2014
    Hi, I will be landing at LAX T5 on Delta domestic at about 11:35 pm, and then I will go to TBIT to take Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong at 1:00 am. Is that time enough for rechecking baggages and security? About how long is the security check at midnight? Plz reply, thx!!!


    Now I decide not to check any baggage at LAX, and how much time will be saved?


    That should be enough time. Especially without checked bags.


  • Connection from VCE -T4 to T2 MCO
    Feb 23, 2014
    I will fly Delta from Venice (Italy) on April 9 landing at T4 - JFK at 4:50pm, and departing from T2 to MCO at 7:09pm flying Delta. So I have 2 hours and 19 minutes to go through passport control; claim baggage; customs; recheck bags and take transportation to T2 . Please, advise if the time is enough, and which is the fastest way to go to T2 - Delta shuttle or Air Train. Thanks for help.


    You have plenty of time. Take the Delta shuttle .


  • Arrive T2, depart T4, can I get into T7 to use Club?
    Feb 23, 2014
    I'm arriving Delta T2, departing Egypt Air T4 but I have a pass for the United Club in T7 and many hours to kill. Will TSA let me into T7 to use the Club?


    If you have a valid boarding pass departing JFK on the day in question they should


  • will i make it
    Feb 28, 2014
    'm a U.S. citizen flying from Toronto to O'Hare on to San Fran then Honolulu. I have 1.38 hours in Chicago. Will I make it. United booked this for me but it sounds tight. On United all flights. Thur. 1:35p arrival.


    Yes, if your first flight is on-time that should be plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Toronto so all you will have to do in Chicago is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which are all connected inside security.


    Thank you. One more question. I'll have checked bags. Will I have to recheck? Or do they get sent straight through? Much appreciated!


    You won't have to claim your bags in Chicago


    Thank you. You have been a great help!


    All went well. Thanks again.


  • Connection Time
    Feb 22, 2014
    Arriving at 1315 on UA929 from LHR into T5 then need to get to T1 for the 1455 UA3390 flight to STL. Purchased as one ticket. We will have checked baggage. Will 1.40hr be enough?


    Yes, that should be enough time. After you clear customs you can re-check your baggage with United. Then you will take the ATS Train to Terminal 1 or 2 (3390 could leave from either, so check the monitors before you depart) and go through security.


    Many thanks for your speedy reply, much appreciated.


  • From Terminal B to C going through customs
    Feb 21, 2014
    I will arrive from Munich at 7pm arriving to terminal B, and I have another flight at 9pm in terminal C. Will I make it!??!?!?! Please give me some help to make sure I will do it.


    On arrival at EWR, at Terminal B, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag where indicated. Then take the frequent Airtrain on the gate level of TB to TC, go through security check & on to your connecting gate. There are 3 gate areas: C1 (gates C70-99); C2 (gates C101-C115); & C3 (gates C120-139). Count on at least one hour gate-to-gate transfer.


    It will be impossible then? The air train takes me to where in Terminal C? What do you suggest? Thank you, Emilia


    No, 2 hours is doable for this transfer. The AirTrain station in Terminal C is outside the check-in area.


  • 1 hour 15 min layover arriving from Narita
    Feb 21, 2014
    Will one hour and 15 minutes be enough time to catch my connecting flight at IAH to San Antonio? Coming from Narita, Japan. Arriving at Terminal C, connecting flight at Terminal B. Please help mE!!!


    Yes your time should be sufficient. NOTE: International arrival at IAH come n at either Terminals D or E. From there they go through secure corridors, walk across the sky bridges to adjoining Federal Inspection Services (FIS), where they will claim baggage & clear U.S. Customs. If continuing your journey, re-check in your baggage at the recheck counters and proceed to the Arrivals Lobby, where an escalator down to the Inter-Terminal Train will take you to your connecting terminal B. Then follow signs to Concourse gates (check overhead screens for your flight & gate number). Note: Level 2 of TB has access to Concourse B gates at NE, NW, SE & SW: (a) Northeast (NE) concourse with gates B84-91; Northwest (NW) Concourse with gates B76-83; (b) Southeast (SE) Concourse with gates B17-20 & Southwest (SW) Concourse with gates B21-31.


  • YMM to CUN
    Feb 20, 2014
    We arrive on a united flight from fort mcmurray and connect to cancun. We have 1 hour before the connecting departs. we arrive at concourse A with united. Do we have to pickup our bags or are they transferred for us.? Will we have time to go through customs and security?


    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check them. Then go through security and take the underground train to Concourse B where your Cancun flight will depart. It will be very tight but if your flight from YMM is on-time you should be OK as there are very few if any international flights coming in that early in the morning.


  • Is 1 hr connection time enough?
    Feb 21, 2014
    United just switched my flights so my family of 4 has only 59 minutes to connect from an inbound flight from Greenville to outbound to Heathrow. Right now it appears those flights land at A4 and depart from C7. At 8:50pm, is 1 hour sufficient time to make that connection? Thank you!


    The gates flights use change from day-to-day, but you will likely arrive in concourse A and depart from Concourse C or D. Yes, if your first flight is on-time you should have enough time. The concourses are connected by the AeroTrain and mobile lounges inside security.


    Thanks so much! I appreciate your help


  • Terminal R to Termianl -4 and Baggage?
    Feb 20, 2014
    Hi, I am arrariving from Bangalore-London-LAX-San Diego with British Airways and domestic AA from LAX to San diego, Will there be Auto Transfer of Baggage to Terminal -4, pls. advice.


    LAX does not have a "Terminal R". British Airways flights arrive at the International Terminal (TBIT). After you clear US customs there is a big sign for connecting passengers directing you to where you can re-check your bags. Then you just have to walk to Terminal 4, which is the next terminal on the right, and go through security.


  • Connecting Virgin Atlantic to Delta
    Feb 20, 2014
    I am hoping to book a flight on delta but want to make sure we have enough time. Our flight from LHR arrives at 235 and we need to clear customs etc get our bags? and transfer to Terminal 5. Our Delta flight leaves at 545...is this enough time?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. To get between Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 you can either walk around the upper or lower level (counter-clockwise or with the flow of traffic) or take the shuttle bus that runs on the lower level.


  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 4
    Feb 20, 2014
    I have a international travel comming where i travel from Charlotte to JFK and then to India by Emirates . My Charlotte to JFK flight ( Jet Blue) reaches at 9.30 PM and my Emirates flight is at 11.00 PM . Is it doable ??


    Were the tickets bought together? It will be tough if you have to transfer bags yourself because they were not, but if the tickets were bought together it's doable. You transfer terminals using the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train.


  • Do I have enough time between flights
    Feb 23, 2014
    I'm scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 9:16am on UA3620 on May 25, 2014, and depart on an ANA flight NH011 at 10:50am. I believe the UA flight arrives at Terminal 2 and the ANA flight departs from Terminal 1. Is it possible to transit between terminals 1 and 2 without going through security again? If so, where is the connection between terminals?


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. Terminal 2 and 1 are connected beyond security by a walkway that connects to T2 at the base of the concourse and to T1 near B3. There are plenty of signs.


    Thanks. Through another source I see there are two options, depending on which concourse my departing flight is leaving from. It seems there's a free shuttle to one concourse and the walkway you describe leads to the other.


    I wouldn't take the shuttle - it runs very infrequently and is slow. Also, the ANA flights always leave from Concourse B (the high-numbered end - B15 or B16)


    Thank you very much for your advice. It looks like I'll head straight for the walkway.


    I was just at o'hare yesterday and it appears ANA is using C10 as well.


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