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  • Tranferring from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 in 1 hour
    Nov 30, 2014
    Hi, I just wanted to know if this is enough time. This is a transfer, and I dont have to worry about checking bags or anything. I just have to deplane, change terminals, and presumably go through security. I am connecting from Jetblue to Emirates. Thanks a lot for your advice.


    It should be enough time but it doesn't leave much to spare.


  • Flying from Dubai to Toronto connecting at JFK
    Nov 30, 2014
    I'll be flying in with Emirates at T4 and connecting to fly to Toronto with Delta. I have luggage to be checked and 2 hours between my flights. Will I have enough time? Also will I be flying out of Delta's international terminal in T4?


    On arrival at JFK you will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance & re-check-in your bags where indicated. If you bought your 2 flights on one ticket your bags will automatically be transferred. If not,you will need to go to the Delta counter at T4 on the Departures level & check in your bags, before proceeding to your gate. Either way you have enough transfer time.


    You flight to Toronto will likely leave from Terminal 2, as all Delta Connection flights depart from there. However, you can still check your bag at T4 if necessary, then go through security and take the shuttle bus to T2.


  • montreal to kjf to sao paulo
    Nov 30, 2014
    Hi Zap, i have a flight from Montréal to JFK operated by CHAUTAUQUA DBA DELTA CONNECTION, arrival JFK terminal 2 @ 5:58pm, my connection flight is in terminal 4, going to Sao Paulo (Brazil) with Delta departure @ 8:07pm. Do I have enough connection time? do i need to recheck my baggage and pass security? What would be your advise to get to terminal 4 faster. thanks for your help


    Go through U.S. Customs clearance at Montreal AP; you arrive at JFK - Delta's domestic T2 - take Delta's shuttle bus gate-to-gate to Terminal 4. No need to go through security check. Bags will be automatically transferred.


    Just take the shuttle bus from T2 to T4, you have plenty of time. Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration in Montreal and won't have to do anything with your bags in New York on your way to Brazil.


  • terminal connections
    Nov 28, 2014
    Hi! I plan to book a flight to JFK fr MNL on PR arriving at JFK terminal 1 at 0700. I have a connecting flight to BOS on DL. I'm wondering if the flight that will depart at 1030 would be feasible considering that I have to pass with immigration and customs or will i book the flight that departs @ 1300? Pls help.


    The 1030 flight should be possible.


  • Orlando Magic at jfk?
    Nov 28, 2014
    We have booked flights from LHR to Orlando through JFK. We arrive at 12:25 at T7 and are due due fly out at 13:59 from T8. Will we have enough time and will we need to go through customs and immigration?


    That should be barely enough time.


  • T2 connection to T5
    Nov 25, 2014
    from Delta T2 to Hawaiian T5 with 1 hour between flights. no checked baggage, will I have enough time? what's the fastest way to get from T2 to T5?


    Get your Hawaiian boarding pass online before you leave on your first flight, you may get there after check-in cutoff. The only way to get between the terminals is on the AirTrain. You have enough time but it's cutting it pretty close.


  • Enough time
    Nov 25, 2014
    Travelling from Toronto through JFK on Delta Connection flight T2, connecting on Delta to Zurich T4. One hour connection. December 2014. All on one ticket purchased from Delta. Customs cleared at departure in Toronto. Bags checked through to Zurich. Is one hour enough time? Winter time travel.


    Yes, it is enough time but it doesn't leave much time to spare in case of delays. T2 and T4 are connected inside security by a shuttle bus.


  • Connecting T2 with T4 - 60 min. layover
    Nov 24, 2014
    Hi ZAP Arriving with DL from YUL on Jan 3th, 2015 to JFK T2 at 8:00 AM. Departing with DL from JFK T4 to MEX at 9:00 AM. Wife on wheelchair. Enough time for connections ? Delta shuttle how long between T2 and & T4 ? Shuttle accepts wheelchair ?


    The wheelchair person will take you the fastest possible route. Yes, you should have enough time.


  • Delta to British
    Nov 24, 2014
    In Jan 2015 I am flying SJU-JFK on Delta arriving at 3:58pm and connecting to British Airways to LHR, departing 7:20pm. I bought the whole ticket through Orbitz. Will I have to take out the luggage and recheck the bags at British Airways or will Delta check them through? And the BA boarding pass? What do I have to? Is this enough time?Thank you in advance


    Yes, since you purchased one reservation DL should tag your bags through to BA. You won't have to do anything with them in JFK. You will have to take the ATS train from T4 to T7, get your boarding pass, and go through security. You have enough time.


    Thank you!


  • Airtrain Connection
    Nov 24, 2014
    Hi there. I have a flight from YYZ -> JFK -> NRT on 15 Dec. The flight arrives at JFK Terminal 7 and connects with a flight in Terminal 1. If using the airtrain to get from 1-7 will it be within security or outside of it. If it is outside of security will checked bags still be transferred to the connecting flight? Lastly, is two hours enough time to make the connection. Thank you.


    The Airtrain runs outside security. However, if bags are checked through to NRT they will still be transferred for you. Yes, 2 hours should be enough time.


  • ZRH - JFK - TPA
    Nov 25, 2014
    Hi ZAP Today our plane departure in ZRH got changed so that we have less connecting time at JFK. It's only 1 h 57 min. We're flying with Delta. Is that enough time for immigration, customs, security and a terminal change? It's on Good Friday 2015. And I saw that some flights to Tampa are leaving from terminal 4....? Thank you so much for your help!


    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, more Delta flights are now using T4 and fewer are using T2.


    Thanks! Happy holidays!


  • Will my baggage be put on to my connecting flight for me?
    Nov 24, 2014
    Next year I will be travelling alone to from London Heathrow UK to Bogota, Colombia via JFK New York. I am wondering whether my checked baggage will automatically be put on to my connecting flight to Bogota at JFK, or will I have to go through baggage reclaim and check it in again myself? I am keen to find out for definite before I go as this will be my first experience of a connecting flight! Many thanks!


    If buying your 2 flights on one ticket, your bags will automatically be transferred to your connecting flight after you went through passport check, picked up your bags & went through customs clearance, then re-checked in your bags at JFK. Otherwise find out from your first airline if they will transfer to your second flight. (if not you would need to take your bags to the connecting terminal to check it in there). I suggest you open www.ifly.com/jfk, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text, for all the information you will need about JFK; if interested in Bogota Airport, open www.ifly.com/bog.


    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs, whether you buy two separate tickets or buy one reservation.


    thank you very much, I'll check that out now :)


  • Baggage Claim
    Nov 23, 2014
    Hi Zap..Im travelling from MUM to MEX via JFK on Emirates (and AeroMexico). My baggage has a through checkin as mentioned by Emirates. The tag is till Mexico. However, I wanted to know if baggage retrieval + customs is necessary in JFK. Bit confused on this. I have a 2.45 Hrs time between connections & terminals (Arrival in T4, Departure from T1).Please advise


    Yes, you will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs in JFK. THen you will re-check them at the transfer desk when you exit customs.


  • Time connection through JFK LEAVING USA
    Nov 22, 2014
    Well, as the title states, I am planning to travel to USA on January For my outbound flight back to Europe, I am thinking about two flights SFCO --> JFK JFK --> MAD The connection in JFK is 2 hours Assuming no delays, should this be enough? Both are American Airlines flights, both deparing/landing Terminal 8 I dont need to clear any customs on outbound flights correct? Thanks a lot


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • international connections at terminal 1
    Dec 2, 2014
    I will arrive at Terminal 1 by Air China and connect to JetBlue, where can I re-check in my baggages at Terminal 1?


    forgot to say that I purchase the all tickets from the same agent and all transfers are supposed to label when I first check in.


    You will re-check your bags at the transfer desk after you exit customs.


    Thanks a lot.


    I didn't get the JetBlue label when my 1st checking in, what should I do for my re-check in?


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