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  • an hr layover enough time?
    Apr 9, 2016
    5
    I'm planning on flying on Delta from BWI to JFK to NCE...with only an hr layover. Is that enough time to make it from one terminal to another? And if it's different terminals, do I go through security again?

     

    You shouldn't have to change terminals, both flights will be in Terminal 4. If for some reason you do have to change terminals, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between Terminal 2 and 4. You should have enough time.

     

    We will be reaching at terminal 4 by west jet at 17.10 Will be leaving for doha-mumbai by qatar airways at 22.00 We are senior citizens with maximum luggage. Will 4 and half hours be enough for our transfer from T4 to T8 and what will be the mode of transfer and how do we avail it?

     

    Shakun, that should be enough time. All terminals are connected outside security by the AirTrain.

     

    How easy is it to get the inter terminal train to move from T4 toT8? What will the ticket cost? Is it possible to take my luggage trolly in the train as I will be carrying heavy luggage with me? Will I get sufficient time to board and alight from the train with heavy luggage. I am 65 yr old lady. Does the air port provide some assistance in my transfer as I have only 4 hr.from flight to flight.

     

    How easy is it to get the inter terminal train to move from T4 toT8? What will the ticket cost? Is it possible to take my luggage trolly in the train as I will be carrying heavy luggage with me? Will I get sufficient time to board and alight from the train with heavy luggage. I am 65 yr old lady. Does the air port provide some assistance in my transfer as I have only 4 hr.from flight to flight.

     

  • Transfer at jfk
    Apr 6, 2016
    3
    Hello , fly TAM Linhas Aereas from Toronto to JFK terminal 8 arrive 17:45 need to be at terminal 5 to catch hawaiian air leaving at 8:18 pm will have a checked bag. is this enough time

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    Sorry ZAP , that should have read , catch JetBlue flight to Las vegas at 8:18 pm not Hawaiian.

     

    Same instructions then. Both in Hawaiian and JetBlue use T5.

     

  • moscow-jfk-seattle
    Apr 6, 2016
    3
    we are having 3hours and 10minutes from landing to jfk to catching the plane to seattle. how many percent is it that we won't fit in the time? it will be a peak time, june 3rd

     

    If both tickets are on the same reservation and the flight from Moscow is on-time, that should definitely be enough time.

     

    It is not on the same reservation..we are going to seattle and then to juneau(alaska), so it is two more flights we are risking. Thats why im so scared

     

    In that case it's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connecting flights
    Apr 5, 2016
    1
    Hi coming to ewk from London staying few days then flying to Pearson airport from jfk returning to jfk to get connecting flight to London how much time should I allow for connecting flights what documents do I need and route through customs trip is last week in August

     

    What country are you a citizen of? I recommend 3 hours between flights.

     

  • ZRH - JFK -RDU Swiss and AA 2 Hours connection
    Apr 5, 2016
    1
    Flying fron Zurich to Raleigh-Durham via JFK. Swiss flight arrives in Termonal 4 and AA flight departs from terminal 8. 2 Hours layover time Not the same ticket so need to pick up luggage and check it in again. Is it doable? With or without luggage? Thanks!

     

    Without luggage that's barely possible if you check in for your AA flight before you leave Zurich. With checked luggage, no that's not possible.

     

  • 2 hour connection
    Apr 5, 2016
    2
    Hi, We are flying into jfk terminal 8 from South Africa in July. I want to book a Delta connection and i just want to know if 2 hours is enough time?

     

    No flights from South Africa arrive in Terminal 8. What airline are you flying? 2 hours is not enough time for an international to domestic connection on two separate itineraries.

     

    We are flying Qatar Airways so technically coming in from Doha. I booked the later connection. Thank you for your help.

     

  • 2 hours to connect between terminal 5 and 4.
    Apr 5, 2016
    2
    I have 2 hours to connect from a domestic flight (SFO->JFK) at terminal 5 to an international flight (JFK->JNB) at terminal 4. What's the best/fastest way to get from one to another and will I have to go through security again? Thank you in advance!

     

    The only way between terminals is the AirTrain and yes, you will have to go through security again. If everything is on the same reservation you should have enough time.

     

    Yes, all on the same ticket. Thank you so much for the help. Much appreciated!

     

  • is this enough time
    Apr 5, 2016
    3
    hi I am traveling with a kid arriving and will arrive at terminal 1 and have an hour and 50 minutes to make a connection at terminal 4. I've never flown through jfk, so I have no idea if this is enough time or not. Originally was supposed to have 4 hours, but the airline changed the time after booking, so I am hoping I can still make it

     

    Where are you flying from and to? What airlines are you flying? Is everything on the same reservation or are the two flights on separate reservations? I can't answer your question without that info.

     

    sorry, arriving on sun country from mpls, and connecting to Norwegian Airlines heading to Copenhagen. Booked it online through a travel agency so on the same reservation. I have to recheck the luggage, because they will not be transferred, but I have no idea if I have to go through security again or not, which is making me a little nervous about making the connection

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 4, not Terminal 1. You will depart from Terminal 1. You will have to claim your bags, take the AirTrain to Terminal 1, re-check your bags, and go through security. I really don't think you have enough time to do that unless everything goes perfectly. You can get a refund from the airline that changed your flight.

     

  • Domestic transfer
    Apr 4, 2016
    4
    I am arriving on Hawaiian Airlines in JFK at 0655 and depart JFK to MSY(New Orleans) on Delta at 0800. I will only have carry on. Is that enough time? How to I get from one terminal to the next? Do I have to go through security again?

     

    You will have to take the AirTrain to Terminal 2 or 4 (Delta uses, both, check Delta.com for your departure terminal) and then go through security. This is an extremely difficult connection.

     

    I'm flying standby so I could easily change my routing. Do you think that's best?

     

    Yes, I recommend not trying this routing. I'm assuming you are an HA employee - I recommend trying to go through LAX instead. It's shorter and from LAX you have the option to fly UA, WN, or DL (assuming you have ID90 or ZED on all of those) to MSY or buy a ticket on NK.

     

    Thanks so much. I'm glad I found this forum

     

  • Connecting flights
    Apr 3, 2016
    1
    I am arriving at JFK from Zurich on Swiss Air at 12:35 and want to catch a Delta flight leaving at 1:48. Is this enough time to go through customs and make it to Delta terminal?

     

    No, that is not enough time. Don't even try it.

     

  • International to domestic connection
    Apr 3, 2016
    0
    I am flying from Zurich on Swiss Air landing at JFK at 12:15 with connecting flight at 1:45 on Delta. Is this enough time?

     

  • Checking baggage
    Apr 3, 2016
    1
    Arriving from Riyadh at T1 (Saudia) and then 4 hrs later on to Delta T4 (Delta) Will we have to collect luggage and go thro security again? This is on the same itenerary.

     

    Yes, when you arrive you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then take the AirTrain to Terminal 4 and got through security.

     

  • Domestic to International
    Apr 2, 2016
    2
    Flying from Atlanta to JFK to Venice. One ticket. 1 hour layover. Possibly 1 checked bag. Do we need to go through security again? Is there a special international security we would have to go through.

     

    Also, we arrive and depart T4

     

    No, you don't have to go through security again. There is no "special international security" All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

  • short connection
    Apr 2, 2016
    1
    I'm considering an international flight that goes into JFK on the Delta Shuttle (from DC) and then on another Delta flight to Spain with a 45 minute connection. This seems very tight but is one of the airline's options. Is this reasonable? How fast is the terminal switch, which presumably would go through TSA again??

     

    Delta shuttle flies to LGA, not JFK. Is it Delta connection? If so that should be fine. You don't have to change terminals, both flights will be in Terminal 4. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Dont know the terminals
    Apr 2, 2016
    1
    First time to JFK, I am arriving from PHX to JFK on Alitalia (Operated by Delta) at 13:49 and connecting with Alitalia flight to Rome-FCO departing at 16:10, carry on luggage only, all same ticket. Do you know what will the terminals be? and is this enough time between flights? Thank you for your help.

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 1. You should have plenty of time. The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security.

     

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