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  • DIA to SFO to DUB
    Jan 25, 2015
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    Hi, I'm flying from Denver to SFO on United then to Dublin on Aer Lingus...the current flight has a layover just under 2 hours. Is this enough time? Will I need to recheck my bags since it's a different airline? Thanks!

     

    If you purchased your tickets together your bags will be transferred automatically and you only have to walk from your arrival gate in Terminal 3 to your departure gate in the G concourse of the International terminal. There is a walkway connecting the two inside security.

     

  • enough time
    Jan 25, 2015
    1
    I am flying into Houston on United and have a 45 minute layover to catch my next flight to Orlando. We have 4 adults and 2 infants (1.5 years old). Will we have enough time to make it? Do you have any tips?

     

    The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • From YVR to SFO to HKG
    Jan 25, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'm flying from Vancouver to Hong Kong and need to transfer flight from SFO (by Air Canada to arrive at Terminal I at 10:17, by United Airline to depart at Terminal I 12:50). Do I need to check baggage again?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. If you booked your tickets together you should not have to claim your bags in SFO - just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Enough Time?
    Jan 25, 2015
    1
    If I were to fly from the Kansas City (MCI) airport to Houston (IAH), and have a 48 minute layover in IAH before my connecting flight leaves IAH for the Panama-Tocumen airport, would that 48 minute layover give me enough time to get to Terminal E? I understand I would not need to recheck my baggage during my layover....so 48 minutes should be enough time for me to make through all the security checkpoints and over to Terminal E, correct? Just want to make sure before switching my flight to this option! Thanks!

     

    There are no security checkpoints. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. All you would have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You would have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Terminal 2 to 8, Run, walk or take the bus?
    Jan 25, 2015
    2
    Leaving YVR at 20:15 and arriving LAX at 23:15-23:30. Baggage is checked through, flight is pre-cleared. I have one ticket with United from YVR to PTY with a connecting flight through IAH. Found out I am on a codeshare flight with Air Canada as the operator. This means terminal 2 to 8. If I run through the parking lot, is it easy and safe at this late hour.

     

    Sorry, my flight from LAX to IAH is at 12:45 am. Many thanks.

     

    Yes, cut through the parking garage and if your first flight is on-time you can make it. It's very safe. Note that your flight to IAH will probably leave from Terminal 7 and the entrance to all United gates is in Terminal 7.

     

  • connections and security
    Jan 29, 2015
    5
    I have a flight from Vienna to Chicago through LHR. Arriving at terminal 3, departing from T5. What do i have to do to get on the right flight? do i have to go through security or UK immigration, or claim and re-check my baggage?

     

    DId you buy your tickets separately or together? What airlines are you flying?

     

    I bought them together, and its british airlines to london and then american airlines to chicago

     

    You have the terminals reversed. You will arrive in T5 and depart from T3. There is a bus that will take you from T5 to T3. You will go through security in T3 and if you need to get your AA boarding passes you can get them at that time as well.

     

    Actually I double checked and both flights should be in Terminal 3. your connection will be quite easy.

     

    Tkanks a lot, i've already checked-in online and i definitely arrive in T3 (BA) and depart from T5 (AA). But thanks anyway, i wasn't sure in which term. i go thru security..

     

  • UA from San Juan connect thru ORD to Winnipeg via UA
    Jan 24, 2015
    3
    51 minutes between arrival and departure; what happens if we don't make it?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All United gates at ORD are connected inside security. If you miss it due to a late flight you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Winnipeg.

     

    thanks - if arrival is late, next flight isn't 'til next morning - does UA put us in a hotel?

     

    It depends on the reason the flight was delayed.

     

  • connection on time with terminal transfer?
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    We're flying from Italy to LA, 1 scale at JKF. Arriving at JFK at 2.10pm Terminal 1 with Alitalia, connecting flight to LA at 4.30 from Terminal 4 with Delta. Do we make it on time? Baggage should be direct Milan-LA so we don't have to to claim baggage and check in again. Do we make it through customs and all in just two hours and a half? Thanks!

     

    You will arrive in T1, go through US Immigration CLAIM YOUR BAGS, go through US customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. YOU HAVE TO CLAIM YOUR BAGS TO GO THROUGH US CUSTOMS, even though they are tagged to LAX. Then you will take the AirTrain from T1 to T4 and go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if your Alitalia flight is on-time.

     

  • Delta to Southwest
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    I will arrive Delta T5 at 2.30 pm and I will departure Southwest T1 at 3.45 pm. I have two checked suitcase. Do I have enough time to connect flight? How I can get T1?

     

    You will have a tough time to make that connection unless your flight arrives early. You likely won't have your bags until close to 3. That already puts you at the bag check cutoff for Southwest. T5 and T1 are connected by a shuttle bus that runs on the lower level outside security.

     

  • Delta - Delta Connection/ExpressJet Airlines
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    I fly in on Delta and fly out on Delta Connections/ExpressJet Airlines with 1 hr layover. Is the Express Jet at the same terminal and close to Delta....will it be an easy connection? I looked on the MSP airport map but can't find Express Jet listed for either terminal.

     

    Delta Connection operated by Expressjet flights use the same terminal as Delta, the Lindberge terminal. Yes, you have enough time.

     

  • Baggage
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    Hi, i m having connection in ORD, coming in from Heathrow (terminal 5, AA flight) and flying to Lambert, St Louis Int. (terminal 3). Do i have to claim out luggage and re check or will it be transferred for me?

     

    You will arrive in T5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then take the ATS Train one stop to T3 and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • possible
    Jan 25, 2015
    1
    We arrive in terminal b at 9:17 and leave out of the international terminal at 10:07 will we have enough time group of 12 will they hold the plane for that large if a group

     

    B is a concourse not a terminal. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. Yes, you should have plenty of time. They may hold the flight a few minutes, but not indefinitely.

     

  • From terminal B to Terminal B
    Jan 26, 2015
    4
    Hi I know that I can travel to A using AIRTRAIN but give me some specific train number or any sign that I can understand this is my train means LAST STATION or ANY NUMBER?

     

    Its from T-B to T-A and also for T-A to T-B.

     

    The AirTrain is a very simple train. It just goes from a larger train station and parking area to the three terminals. There are no train numbers. In the station there will be a sign showing which side of the platform to board on to get to Terminal A.

     

    Hi I booked my ticket to nashville from mumbai with Newark stop of 5 hrs. So I need to check in my hand luggage to UNITED counter and make my boarding card OR directly go to SECURITY?

     

    After you clear customs there will be a transfer desk right there. Assuming your bags are tagged to BNA, you can re-check your bags there. You do not have to take them up to the departure level or to any other terminal with you.

     

  • 50 minute layover enough time?
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am considering buying a ticket and am wondering if I have enough time to make the following connection: Arriving at 11:20 AM on a United Airlines domestic flight (from ROC), and departing on an American Airlines domestic flight (to LAX) at 12:10. Thank you very much for your advice!

     

    Without checked bags and if you check in for your AA flight online before you leave ROC, that's enough time. But with two tickets purchased separately if you have checked bags you will not have enough time to transfer them.

     

  • Is it enough time
    Jan 24, 2015
    1
    Hi, i will arrive at 2:43pm in Houston from Cancun with a united airplane. My Connection fight departs at 4:05pm with lufthansa to frankfurt. Is that enough time? Do i have to claim my luggage And re check it? Thanks

     

    That should barely be enough time. The United policy is that because you are on an International to International connection you will not have to claim your bags, but please confirm that with the united staff in Cancun and Houston. Also, note that you will still have to go through US Immigration and Customs.

     





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