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  • Terminal connection between T8 to T7 (ORD-JFK-LHR)
    Apr 26, 2015
    Hi, I will go to London at Jun 13. But I have no idea connection information in JFK's terminals. I think I approximately have 2h 05min for connection, and my tickets are separate. Is that sufficient for boarding at T8?


    Yes, if your tickets were purchased together on one reservation that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is take the AirTrain from T8 to T7 and go through security.


    Thank you so much


  • Connections
    Apr 26, 2015
    I will be arriving at JFK at 13:20 on an Aer Lingus flight, two separate tickets, carry on only & departing on delta flight at 15:05. Will I have enough time to catch my delta flight? Flying first class on delta.


    That should be barely enough time. You will arrive in Terminal 5 and get your checked bags, then check the delta app on your phone or delta.com to find out your departure gate. It could be in Terminal 2 or 4. Take the AirTrain to your departure terminal, re-check your bags with Delta, then go through security.


  • 43 min layover enough flying Delta from JFK to Savannah?
    Apr 23, 2015
    This may be a stupid question, but I really never fly-- I have a Delta flight from Pittsburgh that connects at JFK, flying to Savannah. We arrive at 1:12 and depart at 1:55. We wil not have any checked bags. Is 43 minutes enough time to make our connection to Savannah? Thank you!


    If your flights are both in the same terminal you should be okay. But find out what Delta's boarding requirements are. You often have to be at the gate 15 mins or more before departure time


    That's enough time if your first flight is on-time. Both flights will probably be in Terminal 4.


  • Arriving domestic Jet Blue and connecting International with Lan Peru
    Apr 23, 2015
    Hi, I'll be arriving from Denver at 9:00 pm in JFK from a Jet Blue flight and I have to get to my flight to Lima at 11:50 pm with LAN. Can I check in my bags in Denver and just get to customs on my destination or do I need to get my bags in NY and go trough customs there? Either way, is almost 3 hours enough time?


    Did you purchase your tickets together or separately? If together you will not have to see your bags again until you get to Lima. Otherwise you will have to claim them from JetBlue and bring them to LAN on the AirTrain. Either way 3 hrs is enough time.


  • Delta domestic to international terminal in 1 hr 42 min?
    Apr 21, 2015
    Five of us traveling together with Delta flight from SLC to JFK arriving 5:48 pm (unknown terminal). Departing on Delta flight at 7:30 pm to Frankfurt. All tickets bought at same time, same airline, one ticket for whole trip. Can we make this connection? What can we do to make this as quick and smooth as possible? We have luggage and are US citizens. Youngest is 12 yr old. Thanks for your help.


    Yes, that is a pretty easy connection. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. If you arrive in 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to 4.


    Thank you so much! So I don't need to go through baggage claim and customs and re-checkin? That's great! Was worried.


    No, you do not go through US customs when leaving the US. You will go through Schengen passport control when you get to Frankfurt.


  • from terminal 4 to terminal 5
    Apr 21, 2015
    Hi, I'm supposed to park at Terminal 4 at 5:50 AM and catch a flight departing at 7:30 am from Terminal 5 Do you think I can catch the flight? Thanks in advance.


    Is the flight to Terminal 4 domestic or International? Did you book your tickets together or separately? Will you have checked bags?


    Thank you so much! So I don't need to go through baggage claim and customs and re-checkin? That's great! Was worried.


    hi, my flight is international and i didnt booked together and i need to checked bags again in terminal 5. what did you think


    I think it will be difficult but not impossible to do it. You will need to be at the JetBlue counter with your bags by 7 AM at the absolute latest (preferably 6:45), so that leaves you about 55 minutes to get through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through Customs, and take the AirTrain to T5, assuming your first flight is on-time.


  • Connecting Terminal 4 to Terminal 5
    Apr 19, 2015
    Arriving Swiss Air 3:50pm Terminal 4, thinking about buying Jet Blue flight leaving at 5:38pm Terminal 5. I may have to check a bag for Jet Blue flt, but if that makes it too tight I could probably get down to a carry on only. Is it possible to go from Terminal 4 to Terminal 5 without going through security again?


    Upon arrival you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. At that point you will be outside security. You can then take the AirTrain to Terminal 5 and re-check your bag with JetBlue if necessary. That should be barely enough time as long as your first flight is on-time. Check in online for your JetBlue flight before you leave Europe. Personally I think it's a little risky and if possible I would book a bit later flight.


    Thank you! My only other reasonably priced flight that's not late night is 7:30pm from LGA. Would have 2.extra.hours, but would have to change airports instead of terminals. Might be best bet though.


  • Delta to Korean Air, Connecting from Terminal 2 to 1
    Apr 19, 2015
    My wife's Delta flight from TPA to JFK around 10PM, connecting to Korean Air from JFK to ICN at 00:50AM. I think connecting will be from Terminal 2 to 1, isn't it? Question 1: Does she have enough time to make connection? Question 2: Ticket agency issued her tickets as separate tickets, but Delta call center/customer service told us they can check bag through. In case she has to claim her luggage and re-check-in, does she have time? Question 3: Where is transfer desk of Korean Air inside JKF where she can get boarding pass for flight from JFK to ICN (Seoul)?


    Her flight from Tampa may arrive in Terminal 4 or Terminal 2. Yes, she should have enough time whether she has to transfer the bags herself or not. She will have to exit security to get to Terminal 1. So she can access the regular Korean Air check-in desk rather than a transfer desk.


    Thank you, ZAP! We never connect in JFK, how can she get to T1? I assume there is train or something, Delta told us there is a DELTA shuttle bus, can it get to T1 within security zone?


    The Delta shuttle bus only runs between T2 and T4. The only way to get to T1 is the AirTrain, which runs outside security.


  • terminal 7 to 8 connection
    Apr 20, 2015
    Like an earlier post four of us have purchased 2 separate tickets for travel on 8 July: one is from Icelandair, arriving JFK at 12:30 Terminal 7, then depart JFK on American at 12:55 terminal 8. Would I have enough time to clear customs, pick up baggage, check in, go through security for the American flight? I can change my ticket to have a 18:00 flight from Newark or LGA if first option not possible.


    No, 25 minutes is not nearly enough time. You'll have to switch to a later flight.


    Error on AA depature time, flight departs at 14:55, so 2 hours 25 minutes between flights.


  • Terminal 1 to 5 in 2 hours?
    Apr 19, 2015
    I have a Norwegian Air flight that arrives at 8:05pm on a Sunday (T1) and a JetBlue flight that departs to IAD at 10:10pm (T5). Is that enough time to go through customs, pick up bags, and check in again? I may be able to only have a carry on...


    With carry-on only it should definitely be enough time if your first flight is on-time. With Checked bags you should be OK but it doesn't leave much time to spare if there are any delays.


    Apr 20, 2015
    Hi ZAP and everybody !! My name is Paolo and i'm italian. On Saturday 13th June i'm arriving at JFK at 18:45 with a domestic Delta flight from MIA and at 20:30 from T1 lands off my Alitalia plane for Milano Malpensa (MPX). Checking in online with Alitalia is it possible to try this connection !? I have luggages. I tried to change my tickets but it's impossible because penalties are more expensive than the ticket price. Please help..


    Yes, it is possible. Assuming you purchased your tickets together your bags will be transferred. All you have to do is take the AirTrain from T2 or T4 where you will arrive to T1 where you will depart and go through security.


    I purchased them separately. I have 2 separate tickets amd Alitalia check in closes at 19:30. Have i to buy other 2 tickets from MIA to JFK to arrive there before ? or do you think it's still possible ?


    Since Delta and Alitalia are in SkyTeam they should be able to check your bags through to Milan in Miami. It is possible if you don't get them transferred, but you'll have to hope your flight from Miami is on-time or early and your bags come out quickly.


    So if you were me would you buy other 2 tickets for me and my girlfriend for $ 150 each or would you risk to lose the Alitalia plane spending 500 $ for each ticket !? If i check in online with Alitalia the risk is quite low ? Thak you very much, you are a very very kind and knowledgeble person.


    You wouldn't lose your Alitalia ticket - they would probably let you fly on the flight the next day - you would just arrive a day later and have to pay for a hotel in NY for a night. However, if you do want to feel safer, go ahead and try to get an earlier flight to JFK.


    I feel reassured now, so i won't buy other tickets. Thank you so much !!!!!


  • Terminal connection information
    Apr 18, 2015
    I am arriving on Delta in Terminal 4 and have 1 hour and 10 minutes to get to Alitalia Air in Terminal 1 flying to Italy. Will I have to go through security again? What is the fastest way to get to terminal 4 from terminal 1


    You have to take the AIrTrain from T4 to T1 and go through security. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • T8 International to Domestic Connection
    Jul 17, 2015
    I will be arriving on an AA flight from LHR to JFK T8 and departing to DCA also from T8. The connection time is 1hr15 minutes. Do I need to exit through immigration and then re-enter? Is this enough time to make the connection?


    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. That is 15 minutes shorter than the recommended time for that connection. It's possible but there's no room to spare for delays.


    Hi, I have seen your post about T8 International to Domestic Connection. i have 1hr 40 mins time to proceed to teh same route. i am also flyimg from LHR next week. Did you make it to catch your Connecting flight? Do we get any Express boarding pass in london for Domestic flight..to clear everyhting easily.


  • Connecting flight time crunch?
    Apr 18, 2015
    I have a delta flight from SLC arriving at JFK at 3:07pm (not sure what terminal) and then a connecting flight to the Dominican Republic leaving at 4pm from Terminal 4. Is this enough time between flights? Do I have to recheck my baggage or go through customs for the DR? Any advice would be great! Thanks!


    All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus between T2 and T4 inside security. You will go through DR immigration and customs when you get to DR.


    Thank you! Is that also enough time for my baggage to get put on the connecting flight as well?


    Yes, it should be enough time.


  • Cathay to delta connection
    Apr 17, 2015
    Hello I am looking at an arrival from Hong Kong on Cathay at 1:05PM (I believe Terminal 7) and then a connection to Montreal on Delta at 3:20 PM (terminals 2 or 4). Is this doable?


    Booked together as one ticket, it's definitely doable. Booked as two separate tickets it's doable, but depends on everything going very smoothly in order for it to work since you will have to transfer your bags from T7 to T4 yourself.


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