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  • Enough time
    Aug 9, 2016
    3
    I have a flight landing from Vegas at 21.27 then one leaving for Scotland at 23.08 will this be enough time? Also do I need to collect my luggage

     

    What airline are you flying? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

    It's delta. No they are the same reservation

     

    Then all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. If you need to change terminals Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between terminals 2 and 4. You have plenty of time. You don't have to do anything with your bags.

     

  • Transit Time
    Aug 9, 2016
    3
    Do people need to go through the security check again during the transit in JFK? Or can they just go to the gate for the next flight after clearing customs without security check?

     

    It depends whether they are arriving on an International flight or a domestic or precleared flight and if they have to change terminals. Can you be more specific?

     

    Yes, thanks for your reply! It's an international flight from Cancun to Guangzhou with the transit in JFK for 3 hours. I believe we arrive at Terminal 1 and need to go to Terminal 4 for departing. Do we need to go through the customs and then go to the baggage claim or the other way around? Also, do you think 3 hrs would be enough transit time?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags, go to your departure terminal and through security and to your departure gate. 3 hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • International to Domestic Transfer at JKF
    Aug 8, 2016
    1
    I'll be flying in from India (New Delhi) to JFK on Air India, and then JFK to Gainesville Florida on Delta. Will I need to claim and recheck bags and go through customs? If I have to recheck bags, where do I have to do this? Also, will I get the boarding pass for Gainesville flight in India or JFK? I have 6 hours layover in JFK between the flights. Please advise.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, then go the Delta check-in desk in Terminal 2 or 4 (wherever your flight to Atlanta departs from), check your bags, go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • Conncting flight through JFK from CUN
    Aug 8, 2016
    2
    Hi, I have a flight booked on one ticket with Thomas Cook flying from Cancun to JFK (JetBlue) arriving 6pm and then onto Manchester at 10pm will we have to re check our bags and clear customs and security?, will the stop over time be sufficient? Thanks

     

    Yes, you will have to do all that. You will also have to change terminals. You should have enough time.

     

    Thanks for your response, I will check what terminals we fly into and from prior to our departure.

     

  • RDU - JFK - BRU
    Aug 7, 2016
    1
    I am US citizen with 50 minute connection . My flight to JFK occasionally uses gate C60; flight from JFK to BRU uses gates B30 - B36. Is 50 minutes enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from RDU is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • CDG - JFK - CUN : 2h20 enough?
    Aug 7, 2016
    1
    Hi It is my first time to have a stop over in the US. I have read many posts and I am not sure if I should expect a night in NYC. I booked a ticket from PARIS to CANCUN with AA. We land at 12:35 and the next flight departure is at 14:55. Since it is two international flights, will I have to claim my luggages? Is the transit time enough? Thank you Nick

     

    Yes, you will 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 should have enough time.

     

  • International arrival T4 connecting to Delta domestic flight T2
    Aug 8, 2016
    4
    I have 2 separately purchased tickets with 4 hour connection time. Is this the correct procedure? 1. international flight arrives at T4 2. go through immigration 3. Claim baggage 4. Customs 5. Right after customs, check in baggage, get boarding pass (usually there is a Delta desk on the airside) 6. Go through the security (but where? outside or airside?) 7. Take Delta shuttle from T4 to T2 8. Get on board the domestic flight

     

    That is correct. However, where are you flying into JFK from? Also, Security is the main checkpoint on the departure level.

     

    TY. International flight from Seoul, Korea. My question is do I security check at T2 (Delta departure terminal) among the passengers who arrive at the airport? Or security check at T4 among in transit passengers?

     

    There is no special checkpoint for transit passengers. you can either go through the regular checkpoint in T4 and then take the shuttle to T2 or take the airtrain to T2 and go through security there.

     

    I'm in a similar situation but I don't have a US VISA cos it is an impromptu flight and I'm only transiting for a few hours. Will this be a problem?

     

  • Will I make it?
    Aug 6, 2016
    2
    Aloha, I'm traveling from LA to JFK on Virgin America and arrive at 7:30a. If I book a flight to Buffalo through JetBlue at 8:39, with no bags to check, will I make it? Thank you!

     

    It's possible, but the flight from LA absolutely needs to be on-time for you to make it.

     

    Thanks Zap. I'm gonna risk it for a biscuit.

     

  • Asiana to American Airlines
    Aug 6, 2016
    1
    I'm arriving on Asiana at 11am at T4 and need to connect to AA for a domestic flight departure of 12:30p out of T8. I have Global Emtry and TSA Pre, but will need to collect my bags and recheck them with AA. This enough time?

     

    It's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. I'd say you'd have no chance without Global Entry.

     

  • Tips required to ensure that family of 5 make the connection
    Aug 5, 2016
    1
    I have booked a flight with BA holidays to Orlando with connecting flights in JFK but am concerned at some of the posts on here about the time taken to transfer. Flight details are from London Heathrow, BA 1506/AA105 arrives Terminal 8 at 18:05 and Orlando/MCO connecting flight BA4676/AA1120 departs from Terminal 8 at 19:30. What can we do to minimise the risk of not catching the connection. We are a family of 5 UK nationals on ESTA.

     

    Sit as far forward in the plane as you can, don't check any bags, and run. That's a very difficult connection and below the minimum International to domestic connection time at JFK.

     

  • has T2 US immigration facility?
    Aug 5, 2016
    1
    Hello, I will arrive at the Terminal 2 from Zurich. I have to meet my girlfriend that will arrive with a domestic flight at T4. Do you know if the T2 has a US immigration facility? or will I do the US immigration check at T4 and so get out from at T4 arrival? Thanks for the help.

     

    No, Terminal 2 does not have an immigration facility. If you are on a Delta flight from Zurich, you will arrive in Terminal 4.

     

  • 3 hours enough time?
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    I arrive at 1:45 from Bermuda at terminal 8 and have a 5:10 flight to Paris from terminal 7. No checked baggage. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Bermuda, so all you have to do in JFK is take the AirTrain to T7, get your boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security.

     

  • DUB-JFK-MCO Connection time and bags
    Aug 5, 2016
    2
    Hi, flying from Dub via JFK to MCO with Delta on one ticket, Sept 22, have 1hr 40min connection time, will clear customs in DUB, can I check bags through or will I have to collect? Travelling with wife and 3 kids, one of which is an infant, flying into T4 and out from T2 will I have enough time? DL45 is flight and seems to be frequently late!

     

    Yes, you won't have to claim your bags in JFK. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta runs a shuttle from T4 to T2 inside security. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you for that info, it is a relief not to have to collect and recheck bags

     

  • time between flights
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    we are flying into jfk arriving at T5 at 14.50 then having to collect baggage and re check in for a different airline at T8 leaving at 19.20 how easy is it to get from one terminal to the other and is it possible to do in this time scale our flights are in August if that makes a difference

     

    That should be plenty of time. The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security fairly quickly.

     

  • Transfer time
    Aug 4, 2016
    1
    I am flying Moscow to Washington via JFK on Aug 17th. The carrier MOW to JFK is Aeroflot and will arrive at Termnal 1 at 12 25. My JFK to WAS flight is with Delta and leaves Terminal 2 at 14 59.I am a British national travelling on visa waiver and my wife is Russian, travelling on a Russian passport. This will be her second visit on her current visa. Will we make the connection if everything goes according to plan?

     

    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

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