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  • Transfer time
    May 5, 2015
    I am traveling from Amsterdam to San Diego, connecting flight would be at JFK. I will reach at terminal 4 and next flight is from terminal 1. I will have 1.5 hours. Is this time enough for immigration, re-checking the bags, and transfer time to terminal 4 to 1. Will I have to take the train and go through security check-in again.


    No flights from JFK to San Diego leave from Terminal 1. Perhaps you have your terminals reversed? Yes, if you have to change terminals you have to take the train and go through security again. As an International Arrival connection you will have to go through security in JFK even if your flights are in the same terminal.


    Sorry, You are right, I need to transfer from terminal 4 to Terminal 2 (Delta). Would 1.5 hours be enough to go through everything


    Yes, 1.5 hours is enough time if everything goes smoothly. Also note that most Delta flights leave from Terminal 4, although some do leave from Terminal 2.


  • connection time
    May 5, 2015
    If i book an early morning flight from YHZ to JFK and have 50 min. connection time to TPA on Delta. No checked baggage. Is that enough time if flight from YHZ on time? Would be early next Jan.


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax. you will likely arrive in Terminal 4. You could depart from Terminal 2 or 4. if you depart from Terminal 2, delta runs a shuttle inside security.


  • Change terminal and Security Control
    May 4, 2015
    I have flght tickets from domestic fligh to Europe where I have to change from terminal 8 to 7 at JFK. I know that there is an airtrain. How long does it takes? Do I have to pass again the Security Control by TSA?. Thank


    The Airtrain will take no more than 10-15 minutes. Yes, you will have to go through security again in T7.


  • connection
    May 2, 2015
    traveling today from atl to jfk to fra. one hour between flts. is that enough time/


  • Making impossible possible
    May 2, 2015
    I am a U.S. Citizen, flying into T7 on a Friday on a BA flight from LHR, scheduled to land at 1:55pm. I have booked a separate ticket on Delta, departing at 4pm out of T4 for California. I understand that it is a very tricky time slot, especially with customs, immigration, and baggage claim. What is the clearance time for immigrations, baggage claim, and customs on Fridays at this time? What is the quickest way for me to get to T4. I plan on checking in online for the Delta flight and dropping bags off at a counter as they'll already be paid. I am also first class, will this help speed my TSA time? Cabin doors close at 3:45. Is there a possible way to check my bags through to FAT or any recommended ways to make this transfer as quickly as possible?


    You will barely have enough time if your first flight is on-time. The AirTrain connects T7 and T4. Yes, having first class will give you priority through security. Your bags will be checked through to FAT in JFK. Just run and you can make it.


  • Shuttle between Terminals
    May 1, 2015
    I am trying to arrange car service for two passengers who are arriving into two different terminals within 35 minutes of each other. The first passenger is arriving on All Nippon Airways and the second is arriving on Korean Airlines. Is there an airport shuttle that can take the first passenger from All Nippon Airways terminal to the Korean Airlines terminal?


    What airport?


    JFK Airport - Terminal 7 passenger needs to get to Terminal 1. If there is a shuttle, is there a charge?


    The AirTrain connects all Terminals outside security and is free for use between Terminals.


    Thank you!


  • Teminal 4 to Terminal 5 transfer time
    May 1, 2015
    Hi, I will arrive on a Virgin Atlantic flight (from London) in Terminal 4 on 15:25 (July - Friday) I'll have to catch a Jet Blue flight to Buffalo in Terminal 5 on 18:59. Do you thing that three and a half hours are sufficient time to collect languages , go through customs and recheck languages for Jet Blue flight ?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You can get from T4 to T5 on the AirTrain.


    Thank you !!


  • Getting through customs and changing terminals
    May 1, 2015
    Hello, I will be arriving from Paris to Terminal 1 on AirFrance and then will have to go to Terminal 4 for a Delta flight. After we pick up our bags and go through customs, where do we recheck our bags? Do I have to take them to terminal 4 or can we do it at terminal 1 where we will be going through customs? How do we get from terminal 1 to terminal 4?


    If you purchased your tickets together and your bags are tagged through to your final destination, you can re-check them at the transfer desk immediately after customs in Terminal 1. You get from T1 to T4 using the AirTrain.


  • from T1 to T4
    Apr 30, 2015
    my mom arrive at JFK T1 from russia, she need get to next flight at T4 (DL 4077), layower 4h38m, how she can get there from T1 to T4?


    The AirTrain connects Terminal 1 and 4 outside security. She should have plenty of time.


  • Time to get transfer between terminals 4 and 1
    Apr 29, 2015
    Hi, I have a 1.5 hour layover and need to transfer between terminals 4 and 1. Is this enough time to take the train and go through security? I arrive on Delta and depart on Alitalia. Thank you!


    Yes, if your tickets were purchased together that should be enough time.


    Thank you!


  • Arriving on Delta T2 3:50pm Departng AA T8 5:20pm
    Apr 29, 2015
    Arriving from Toronto (so precleared customs), no checked luggage but need to change terminals and I gather go through security again. Will I have enough time to transfer?


    Most Delta Connection flights now arrive at T4 rather than T2. Yes, you should have plenty of time if your first flight is on-time. Check in for your AA flight online or on your smartphone before you leave Toronto.


  • international transit
    Apr 29, 2015
    Hi we are arriving on Delta from Vancouver at 06.40. I would like to connect to Virgin Atlantic to London at 8.15. Will 1 hr 55 min be enough time. Thanks


    Yes, assuming your tickets were purchased on one reservation that should be plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver.


    no the tickets are two seperate reservations will this still be enough time? thanks.


    Also we are South African citizens, will we still preclear immigration and customs in Vanvouver?


    Yes, everybody does.


    Thanks for the info, will the tickets being purchased as seperate reservations make a critical difference.


    Yes, it actually makes it much harder as you will have to claim your bags from Delta and bring them to Virgin. if you purchased as one reservation your bags would be checked straight through to your final destination in Vancouver.


  • International flight
    Apr 29, 2015
    Hi, I am planning a trip to saint Thomas Virginia island with my family. I'll be arriving to JFK from Istanbul (international flight) at 11:20 am at terminal 1. Then I'll have to go through customs, visa etc get my bags and head to terminal 4 to catch my flight to STT which departs at 1:59 pm. Of course I have to check in my bags at terminal 4 etc. do u think 2 hrs and 40 mins layover is enough time to catch my connecting flight? I am worried because I don't know JFK and I am not sure how long they usually take at customs for internationals Thnx


    Are you purchasing two separate tickets or are you purchasing your tickets together? What airlines are you flying?


    So sorry forgot to mention that. Purchasing Two separate tickets!


    Coming in on Turkish airlines to JFK and then American Airlines to STT


    American Airlines uses Terminal 8, not Terminal 4. 2 hrs 40 minutes is barely enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Enough time
    Apr 29, 2015
    We are scheduled to land at JFK on May 3 at 5:03 p.m. (Delta) and catch a Delta flight to MXP at 6:21. Is this enough time?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. if you arrive in Terminal 2 there is a shuttle bus inside security between T2 and T4.


  • Need advice
    May 5, 2015
    I am flying in from Amsterdam to JFK arriving at 11.49am on 26th May in Terminal 4. I have a connecting flight (booked separately) with Delta at 12.59pm on the same day from JFK to Tulsa- What is the likelihood that I make this connection? I was considering booking a flight for 14.45pm with either AA or US airways that day in case I miss my connection- is this enough time?


    Unless your flight is early, it will be difficult for you to make it, especially if you have checked baggage. I would book the later flight.


    Thank you for your prompt advice. I will look into earlier/later flights. Best regards.


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