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    Feb 27, 2017
    I am travelling from MAN-DUB-JFK arrive 13:10pm - I want to travel JFK-PIT at 3:29 is this enough time for customs clearance, collect bags and re-check in and make the flight?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. What airlines are you flying?


    Aer Lingus from UK and then looking to book Delta for JFK-PIT - wasn't sure 2 hours 15 minutes would be enough with flying internationally...


    Your arrival into JFK will be like a domestic flight. That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. You will arrive in Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 4.


  • PHX to JFK to FCO
    Feb 27, 2017
    I arrive in JFK from PHX on Delta at 2:07 PM in Terminal 4. Carry on only. The connecting flight to Rome (FCO) is on Delta at 4:25 PM (2 hrs 18 minutes) They are not on the same reservation. Am I OK? Is there an inside security jitney?


    All you should have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2, there is a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4.


    The Delta Flight is actually a code share operated by Alitalia. So I am assuming it would leave from Terminal #1. No inside security shuttle between 4 and 1, so I would need to board the Air Train and go to terminal 1, then through security. I can change my tickets to give me another 1.5 hours layover. Do you think it is worth it, it would cost $100


  • Flight connection time
    Feb 26, 2017
    Hello, I arrive at jfk from Cuba at 558pm on jet blue. My connecting flight leaves at 734pm to Reno on jet blue T5. They are two different reservations. I have one checked bag and do not have global entry. Will I need to recheck my bag and will I have enough time to go through immigration and customs?


    Try to call JetBlue and get the two reservations joined into one. You will still have to claim your bag in JFK to go through Customs, but you won't have to worry about the bag check cutoff. This is a very difficult connection with a checked bag.


  • Need help
    Feb 26, 2017
    Hello,,i am arriving to terminal 1 JFK with aeroflot from Moscow (with a toddler and his stroller) and we have to catch a fliht at terminal 4 to Boston with Felta. We have 2h30 . Can we make it to terminal 4 on time? Should i take our lugages with me and check it at T4 or can i dropp them off at T1? How to go from T4 to T1? Thank you


    That is just enough time. If it's all one reservation then you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk in T1, otherwise you will have to take them to T2 or T4 to re-check with Delta.


  • Baggage Between Connections
    Feb 25, 2017
    I'm flying from Kingston, Jamaica to JFK, where I have a 23 hour layover before heading to London Heathrow. Do I pick up my checked baggage at JFK or will it go through to London?


    You will have to claim your luggage in JFK to go through US Customs and won't be able to check it again until before your flight to London.


  • will bags be checked through from Denver to Israel, with stop at JFk?
    Feb 24, 2017
    I am flying from Denver to JFK on Jet Blue, and then to Israel on El Al. It's a single reservation, but there is a 13 hour layover at JFK. Does anyone know if my bag will be checked all the way through or if I will need to pick it up at JFK? I am told the check in for the El Al flight only opens 4 hours before the next flight!


    Your bags should be checked all the way to Tel Aviv unless the connection is overnight.


  • 1 hour and 53 minutes between flights
    Feb 24, 2017
    I'm arriving Terminal 4 on Delta from Nice. Connecting to a Jetblue flight out of Terminal 5. I will have to go through customs, collect my bags check in at the Jetblue counter and go through security in Terminal 5. I have an hour and 53 minutes between connections. I have Global Entry. Do I have enough time to make my connecting flight?


    With Global Entry you have a chance but it's still very risky.


  • 1hr 15min - land in Terminal 4 depart International Terminal 8
    Feb 24, 2017
    I have a flight tomorrow night with only a 1hr 15min connection time. I land in JFK -terminal 4 (Virgin America) at 7:15pm, then depart Terminal 8 (LATAM) for an international flight at 8:30pm. Is this enough time with only 1 carry on?


    With a carry on it's barely enough time if the first flight is on-time. It leaves no time to spare.


  • 2 hour connection time
    Feb 24, 2017
    We are arriving at JFK from CDG on Delta and have a Delta connector to LA within a 2 hour window. Is this enough time to get through customs?


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • 90 min connection
    Feb 23, 2017
    I'm arriving at JFK from Zurich on American. I have Global Entry and will be carrying on. I have 90 minutes to catch an American flight to Dallas. Is this enough time?


    Yes, with Global Entry you should be OK if the flight from Zurich is on-time.


  • Can you get from Domestic to International flight in 55min
    Feb 23, 2017
    Traveling in to JFK from ATL on Delta, option gives a 55min layover to catch Delta flight to Iceland KEV... is that enough time to make it through necessities prior?


    There are no "necessities". You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. That is enough time.


  • MAN to YUL
    Feb 23, 2017
    Hi, i'm travelling from UK to Canada with my 2 kids. We arrive on Virgin at JFK Term 4 at 16:30. I'm looking to fly out with Air Canada at 19:55 from Term 8. I'll be changing airlines, so no through ticket, so i'll have to clear security, collect my bags, re-check my bags and back out through security. Is 3h 25m enough time?


    Air Canada does not use Terminal 8. They use Terminal 7. Yes, that should be enough time.




  • Virgin/Delta connections (LHR - JFK - BUF)
    Feb 22, 2017
    I am travelling to Buffalo via JFK on Sunday. My flight with Virgin Atlantic arrives in JFK at 14:50 and my connecting flight (with Delta) departs at 16:26. I am assuming I will need to go through Security/Customs etc but will I need to collect my luggage or will this be automatically transferred? Thank you.


    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Coming from rome
    Feb 21, 2017
    I'm coming in from Rome in august at 1pm. Am wanting to catch another delta flight to Indianapolis at 340. I will have carry on. Do I have to do any customs? Will I have enough time?


    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You should have enough time.


  • Latam to AA
    Feb 21, 2017
    STA 7:40 on LA532 to T8 and connecting to AA 4361 T8 departing 9:45 to Canada. No checked bags, Inmigration with visa. Guess and tips pls. Thank you!


    That should be enough time.


    Thank you ZAP!!


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