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  • International flight to domestic in 1.5hrs
    Dec 1, 2016
    Hi, I will be travelling from Shanghai to JFK. Eta JFK is 1325hrs...my next flight to Orlando is at 1455hrs. Will I be able to catch the flight on time? If I can't what are the possibilities of taking the next flight? I have booked the flights to Orlando. There are 5 of us.


    That's barely enough time if everything is on the same reservation and everything goes perfectly. If everything is on the same reservation you will be rebooked on the next available flight if you miss your reservation, but it may take awhile for them to get all 5 of you there, especially if you are traveling during peak season.


  • Do I have enough time?
    Nov 30, 2016
    Hi. I'm arriving at JFK term 5 at 7am and leaving to go to Germany at 7:45 am at terminal 1. Do I have enough time? And do I need to get my luggage or does it transfer for me? Thank you


    Even if your bags are checked through I don't think you have enough time. However, please double check your reservation. As far as I know there are no morning flights from JFK to Germany.


  • Transferring flights through different terminals at JFK
    Nov 30, 2016
    Hello, I am arriving at JFK on Sunday 4 Dec at 8 am from Qatar on Qatar Airways (terminal 7) and have to connect to a flight from American Airlines to Cancun that departs at 12.25 pm (terminal 8).. Do I have enough time to go through immigration, collect my suitcase, transfer to terminal 8 to check in to American Airlines? How far is terminal 7 from terminal 8 and how do I go from one terminal to the other..


    Terminals 7 and 8 are right next to each other and connected by the AirTrain. You have plenty of time.


    Thank you!!!


  • Doha-JFK-Orlando
    Nov 30, 2016
    I arrive JFK terminal 7 at 7:55AM and fly Jetblue(terminal 5) to Orlando at 10:25 AM. It is enough time for transfer?


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Manchester - JFK - Toronto
    Nov 29, 2016
    We are booked (May 2017) to fly Thomas Cook into JFK due at 12:55, we are booked to fly to Toronto at 15:20 on American Airlines. 2 Passengers with checked luggage, so I understand we will have to collect and transfer baggage, clear immigration etc? Do we have enough time (2 hour 25minutes)?


    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. I personally wouldn't try it (I'd want at least 3 hours) but it's not impossible.


  • Connection Length
    Nov 28, 2016
    We are landing at JFK coming from Madrid at 6.55PM on American and looking to book a connecting flight to Los Angeles on Jet Blue at 9.30PM. Is this enough time to clear customs, get through security and get to the new terminal?


    Late in the evening that might be possible, but it leaves no time to spare if you have checked bags. Check in online for your Jetblue flight before leaving Madrid.


  • Enough Time
    Nov 28, 2016
    Arriving on Air Berlin at 3:45 PM. Do I have time to get thru customs, get checked baggage and leave on a Delta flight at 6:30 PM?


    and get bags rechecked to fly Delta at 6:30


    That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • El AL to Delta
    Nov 27, 2016
    I am coming into JFK on El Al arriving at 6am and have a Delta Flight departing at 8:05am. Can I make it and how is JFK configured to get me bags to Delta after customs


    That will be really difficult. You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs and then take them to the Delta check in desk on the departure level of Terminal 2 or Terminal 4 to re-check your bags.


  • Delta connection time claim -- real or not?
    Nov 27, 2016
    Delta offers LAX-Glasgow, connecting through JFK with a 46 minute connection time (DL2012/DL466). I'm concerned this isn't enough time. Am I worrying too much -- should I just trust Delta and book it (either through Delta or, saving money, through Virgin Atlantic)?


    It is possible but it leaves no time to spare if the flight from LAX is delayed.


  • LAX - JFK - Dominican Republic
    Nov 27, 2016
    We are flying Delta to LAX to Punta Cana with a 1.5 hour layover at JFK. Is that enough time to make the connecting flight and where do we go


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4.


    So we don't need to collect checked baggage or go through customs right? We haven't book our tickets yet because we were not aware that on Delta we arrive in the same terminal as we depart for Punta Cana. I am assuming that if they both arrive and depart in the same terminal we should have plenty of time as long as LAX is on time.


    Correct, there is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Minimum international flights connection time
    Nov 25, 2016
    Arriving into JFK British Airways T7? 7:30pm with onward connection JetBlue to Caribbean 11:00pm. Is this enough connection time?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the British Airways flight is on-time. You will have to transfer any checked bags yourself to JetBlue.


  • Customs times
    Nov 22, 2016
    I'm arriving at JFK from Madrid and have a connecting flight to Charlotte 1 hr 45 minutes later. Is this enough time to get through customs and recheck bags?


    What airlines are you flying? Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations?


  • Connecting between JFK Terminals
    Nov 21, 2016
    I am Arriving from Ohare to JFK by delta at terminal 2 at 9.15 AM and catching Etihad to Abudhabi at Terminal 4 by 2.15 PM.My query is do I have enough time and do I need to claim my luggage at JFK and re checkin at Terminal 4 . How do I transport between T2 & T4


    You will arrive in Terminal 4. Yes, you will have to claim your bags from Delta and then take them to the Etihad check-in desk in T4. You have plenty of time.


    Thanks a lot . my assumption was that Delta arrive at T2


    Delta Connection flights use T4.


  • 1 hour layover from MoBay
    Nov 21, 2016
    Arrive at JFK at 6:41pm on 2-3-17 then depart at 7:40pm to PDX. Is 1 hour long enough to get through customs and to our next flight?


    That is absolutely NOT enough time


    Exactly what I thought. Schedule was recently changed by Delta so will contact them regarding it. Thank you so much for the quick reply!


  • How do i get from domestic to international
    Nov 21, 2016
    I have a flight that lands at JFK domestic terminal 5 and then I have a 2 hour lay-over to catch my connecting flight from JFK terminal 4 to Australia. I have never been to JFK before and would like an idea on how do I get from terminal 5 in domestic to international terminal 4? Thank you


    You take the AirTrain. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 4. There are no nonstop flights from JFK to Australia. What airline are you flying out of JFK?


    Thank you. I'm flying Emirates via Dubai. Will the air train get me around all the other terminals and back to terminal 4 with time to spare? It's an Emirates ticket all the way through.


    You can take it directly from 5 to 4 (there's one train that goes in the reverse direction). You should have enough time.


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