New York Kennedy (JFK) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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This is my first time traveling to JFK, New York airport. Can you please explain and direct me carefully when arriving terminal 5 and how do I get to terminal 8 for departure?
I assume you're arriving on JetBlue? From where? What airline are you flying out on? To where? Do you have checked bags?
Good evening
I'm flying in from Johannesburg, South Africa on South African Airways. I need to catch a connecting flight to Chicago on Delta. Would a 2 hour 50 minute overlay be enough time to be sure to make my connecting flight.
I have no idea whether I need to get from one terminal to another.
Please advise
Thanking you in anticipation
Jeni Visser
That would be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Both flights would be in Terminal 4.
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Flying Delta from ATL to JFK with 1 1/2 hour layover before flight from JFK to EDI. Is that enough time? Will we have to switch terminals?
You may or may not have to change terminals. But if you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4 where you depart. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
My daughter is flying into JFK from Copenhagen on Sunday, August 27, arriving at 8:05pm (terminal 5). She will be flying to Boston on Jetblue (terminal 1) departing at 11:38pm. Is 3.5 hours enough time for her to make her Boston connection (i.e. go through US passports and customs and pick up her suitcase (terminal 5), catch the train to terminal 1, and go through security at terminal 1 before boarding the Jetblue flight)?
You have the terminals reversed. She arrives in Terminal 1 and departs from Terminal 5. That should be enough time.
My grandmothers flight from Orlando on Delta got bumped back to 5:40pm arrival. She has a connecting flight on Virgin Atlantic to LHR at a 6:30 departure. Will she need to claim her bag and go through security? If not, will that be enough time for her to catch her connecting flight? Thank you.
If it's one reservation she just has to go from her arrival gate to her departure gate. If she arrives in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4 where she departs. In that case it's enough time, but doesn't leave much to spare.
Hi. I will be arriving early morning (5 am) with Avianca from Colombia (terminal 4), and then leaving JFK the same day by Aeroflot (terminal 1) at 7 pm. It is one ticket, the entire itineary appears in both systems (AV and SU) though they have differents PNR. Any chance my bag will make it all the way to SVO from Colombia without getting it at JFK?
You WILL have to claim your bag at JFK to take it through US Customs.
I'm flying to Zurich from PHX transferring from Delta to Swiss at JFK. I have 2 hours lay-over, is that enough time to go from Delta to the Swiss departure gate?
Is it one reservation or two separate reservations?
Hi

Im travelling from AUH to JFK with EY arriving at 09:30 am and booked a flight with DL from JfK to YYZ at 11:50
Is that enough time to connect as there is pre clearance in AUH? Also if anyone could explain the excat process once arrived at JFK would be really helpful

Thanks
In JFK you will arrive, claim your bags, take your bags to Delta and re-check them and go through security and to your departure gate. When you get to Toronto you will go through Canadian immigration and customs. You should have enough time.
Hello, I am traveling to Milan, Italy from Orlando, FL. Will a 2hr and 12 minute layover in JFK suffice to get me on a flight to Milan? Will I need to pickup my bags and go through TSA again at JFK? I plan to fly American Airlines for both flights (Orlando to JFK and JFK to Milan).
Thanks in advance!
All you have to do in JFK on your way to Milan is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
We arrive at JFK at 2:15 in the afternoon on Delta and leave on Air France at 4:20. It is one ticket. Will this be enough time?
That is just enough time if the first flight is on-time. You have to take the AirTrain to T1 and go through security.