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  • Connecting from terminal 4 to terminal 1
    Nov 12, 2016
    Hello, I will arrive at 8:45PM at terminal 4 (Delta), need to clear customs and immigration (I have a global entry), and then transfer to terminal 1 (Alitalia) for a flight that leaves at 10:20PM (not checking any luggage)... is 1.5 hours enough time?


    It should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Enough time
    Nov 11, 2016
    I am flying in from Toronto to JFK at 12:28pm and have a connecting flight to savannah SAV at 1:30. Both are in terminal 4. What is the connection process and would I have enough time?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from Toronto is on-time.


  • Connecting Question
    Nov 11, 2016
    I will be arriving on South African Airways in Terminal 4 and will then be flying to Canada on American from Terminal 8. How much time is required, is there a shuttle? Thank you


    You need at least 3 hours between flights. The AirTrain connects the terminals outside security.


  • connection question
    Nov 11, 2016
    Hi- I will be flying from CLE to JFK on DL, then connecting to Emirates flight.I will claim luggage at domestci baggage claim. How do I get from domestic baggage claim to Intl check in for Emirates? Please help!


    You just take an escalator up from the lower level of Terminal 4 where you claim your bags to the departure level where the Emirates check-in desk will be.


    That's easy ! Thank you so much !


  • Enough time?
    Nov 10, 2016
    Hello, I am flying in JFK at 11:50am on Turkish Airways from Istanbul (terminal one) and have to go through to customs, get my luggage, go to terminal five and check-in for my JetBlue flight at 2:30pm, not to mention any security lines. I was wondering whether just two hours and a half would be enough? Thank you.


    That should be just enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • How long to clear immigration
    Nov 10, 2016
    We are arriving on the 11 Dec 4am ish at JFK T4. Next flight is from T5 going to Orlando. How long should we give ourselves to clear imigration and check into the domestic flight, ie would 8am onward flight be safe?


    Yes, an 8 AM flight should be plenty of time.


  • 2 hour connection
    Nov 10, 2016
    Hi, i have a 2 hour connection at JFK and need to go from terminal 4 to terminal 2 ( one ticket with delta ) , it is an international flight . Can I make my connection? Thanks !


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Where are you flying from and to?


    Hey, thanks for your reply. I'm flying in from Paris CDG and going on to MIA, all with delta. I'm flying alone but I have some luggage checked-in... What do you think?


    Yes, just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Enough time between flights?
    Nov 9, 2016
    Hi I'm hoping you can let me know if I have enough time, I'm flying in to JFK from FLL with jetblue (terminal 5?) at 8.42am then flying out of JFK to BNE on Korean Air (terminal 1?) at 12pm, will I have enough time to make my second flight? They'll be separate tickets.


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Connection Time.
    Nov 11, 2016
    Hi, I am flying from RDU to France with layover at JFK. I am arriving at JFK at 17:45 and departing at 19:05 both Delta Airlines. Believe I will be arriving at Terminal 4 and departing from Terminal 1. Do I have enough time to make the connecting flight ? What is the quickest way to go between terminals ? Do I have to collect bag, re-checkin and go through security again ? I will have 1 check-in bag.with me.


    The only way between terminals is the AirTrain. You don't have to do anything with your bag in JFK on your way to France. You should have enough time.


    Thanks for the reply. Is the AirTrain a complimentary service ? Is this located outside the airport and do I have to repeat security clearance or is this just between terminals and I land staright near the departing gate ?


  • Enough time?
    Nov 7, 2016
    Hi, I'm landing at JFK T4 at 8.15am and have to take another flight on a different airline at 10.30am, also at T4. Do I have enough time to check-out, clear immigration and check-in again?


    Where are you flying into JFK from and where are you flying to? What airlines are you on?


    Flying into JFK from Rome at 2:30pm and will be flying from JFK to Dayton, OH airline is Delta


    You just have to 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. All in Terminal 4. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Flying into JFK T4 on Emirates at 8.15am and departing at 10.30am on Virgin. Enough time?


    Audrey, that is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • Customs at JFK
    Nov 7, 2016
    Question, I am flying from Rome into JFK in February on one ticket and will have a seperate ticket to fly from JFK back to Dayton, OH. Our flight lands at JFK at 2:30pm how long should be plan for getting through customs and to our next gate? I am looking at flights times now to fly back to Dayton OH. Thanks!


    On two separate reservations and with checked baggage I would want at least 3 hours.


  • 45-Minute Layover Sufficient?
    Nov 6, 2016
    Hi. I am flying from Charleston to Amsterdam with a 45-minute layover at JFK. In 45 minutes I have to make it from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4 using AirTrain, I believe. I was told I don't have to get/recheck my bag or go through security again. Will I have enough time? Thanks very much.


    Btw, my tickets are on one reservation and are with Delta.


    You don't have to use the AirTrain. Delta runs a shuttle bus between T2 and T4 inside security. Use that. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thank you very much for the reassurance.


  • BGI to JFK(jetblue) to ICN(Asiana) - 2hr 23min connection time in JFK
    Nov 6, 2016
    Hi! i am flying from Barbados to South Korea, landing in JFK for a connection. My flights are BGI to JFK with jetblue and then JFK to ICN with Asiana Airlines. I have about 2h and 23min connection time in JFK. The flights are connected on the ticket and Jetblue codeshares with Asiana Airlines. Is this enough time?


    Yes, that is just enough time if the flight from Barbados is on-time.


  • MXP to Chicato
    Nov 6, 2016
    Hello all, i'll fly from milan to chicago, landing in JFK for connection. As far as i can see the terminal of arrival in JFK is the 4, the same of the second fly. I have about 2h and 30 between the first fly and the second. Is it enough time?


    What airlines are you flying? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?


    Delta Airlines, it's one reservation


    Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Is my connection time too short ?
    Nov 5, 2016
    Hi everyone, I am flying from paris CDG with delta to JFK and then connecting to Miami . My flight is scheduled to arrive at 1:20 pm but I've checked the past flights and it always arrives closer to 2 pm. My connecting flight leave at 3. It is one single ticket - does this mean I don't have to pick up my luggage and recheck it in ? Will I have enough time ? Thanks !!


    You have to 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. If you miss your connection they can likely rebook you to Miami through Atlanta.


    Thanks for the heads up. I'm flying business and then delta one for domestic, if I miss it will they rebook me in the same class ?


    Yes, they will as long as there is availability. If there is only availability in coach they will give you the option to either ride in coach or on the next flight with First class available.


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