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I am a British Citizen on a returning ESTA. My flight from LHR lands at JFK at 2.25PM at terminal 4. I then have a connecting flight to ORD at 4:00PM also from terminal 4. Will this be enough time? Will I need to go through immigration on arriving at JFK?
The airline is Delta and one reservation.
Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You have barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We are considering booking a flight from Boston to JFk to get a better fare to Rome. It would be on a different airline - not on the same reservation. Will it be hard to get our bag and then recheck in at the international terminal? How would we get from the national terminal to the international? How long would it take?
JFK does not have an "International Terminal". 5 of the 6 terminals at JFK handle International flights. You need to be more specific about what airlines you're looking at flying.
my flight from karachi, Pakistan to JFK via Saudi airlines lands 3pm. after that ive to catch the 6:30pm flight to Toronto (via delta) . considering I'm a Pakistani citizen with a valid US green card, would three and half hours be enough to go through customs, security checks and the like in order to reach my connecting flight?
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
my international flight to JFK (terminal one) lands at 11:30 am and I've a connecting flight to Montreal via delta (terminal 4) which is supposed to leave at 2:55pm. considering I'm not a US citizen, will 3.5hours be enough to make it to my connecting flight? appreciate the help
Yes, that is enough time.
I am arriving with DL from Zürich and traveling on with a DL domestic flight. Is 1 1/2 hour enough time to clear customs and transfer to the domestic terminal for this flight?
Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Arriving JFK on Singapore Airlines on a Wednesday morning on 26 April 11AM but intending to take a Delta / JetBlue flight to Orlando, Florida at 1.39PM on the same day. Will I have enough time to pass through customs and check in my luggage at the Delta / JetBl ue counters? Are they in the same terminals in JFK?
Singapore will arrive in Terminal 4. Delta will depart from Terminal 2 or 4. Jetblue will depart from Terminal 5. This is barely possible if eveerything goes perfectly.
hi! i'll be traveling to atlanta from zurich. there's a layover at jfk of 4.5 hours. i got two tickets though. is that enough time? i'm flying in with swiss and the connecting flight is delta. there's another ticket that would leave me with 6.5 hours.
Yes, 4.5 hours should be enough time.
How long will it take to transfer from terminal 5 (will need to go through immigration and pick up luggage) then on to terminal 8 ?
I would want at least 3 hours between flights.
Hi, Can someone tell me how long does it take to go through immigration? I am coming Asiana Airlines from terminal 4 to terminal 5 connecting Jet blue. My ticket is purchased as one, not separate. And I only have 3 hours lay over in JFK from terminal 4 to get to terminal 5. or I could change into 11 hours but I figured that is a long wait. Please let me know as to how long does usually take from the immigration, recheckin luggage and then go to terminal 5 by train? Does 3 hours enough time for all these? or shoudl I change into 11 hours to make sure I have plenty enough time? Please help. Also just to make sure, is the transfer desk for my luggage right about the immigration or in a different floor level or do I have to take with me to the terminal 4? PLease help anyone...
3 hours is enough. Yes, there is a transfer desk right after customs in T4 where you can re-check your bags if they are tagged through to JetBlue.
thank you.
I am flying into JFK from Russia on Aeroflot. I will then be making a domestic connecting flight from JFK on Delta. What terminals will I be using and how much time in between flights should I need?
You will arrive in Terminal 1 and depart from 2 or 4. If it's two separate tickets you need 3 hours. If it's one ticket you can get away with 2 hours if everything goes smoothly.
When you indicate 3 hours... If the International Flight arrives at JFK 12:00pm, would I be pretty safe booking a Delta Domestic flight that would take off at 3:00pm?
That would be enough time if everything goes smoothly.