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Booking our return from Shannon, Ireland, to Pittsburgh going through JFK to change planes. Airline is trying to sell me an 1:50 PM arrival to JFK with a 3:20 PM departure to PIT. IF it's not enough time why are the selling it? Friday 7/14 is the date. Thanks
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Shannon.
Hi, my flights got changed, and now I'm not sure if I can make the connection. I'm arriving into JFK on Air France from PHX at 8:25 PM. My next flight (also on Air France) to Venice, Italy leaves at 9:13 PM!! Will I make it? Thanks for any help!
Oops, just saw that it also says operated by Delta. So, it's not really on Air France.
And...never mind! I was able to get the flight changed! Sorry everyone. This forum has great info, it's helped me just by reading. Thanks!
In July, I will be arriving on a V.Atlantic flight into JFK at 2:30pm, and departing on a domestic flight at 4:15. I think this is too tight of a connection, and I really don't want to misconnect. What does every one think?
The departing domestic flight is on Delta.
It's possible, but you are right it certainly leaves no time to spare.
I have a flight IND to JFK arriving 2:05, no checked luggage connecting to flight leaving 2:55 to LHR. No checked baggage. Just realized they were bought on two separate tickets. Will I have to go back through security? Or can I do an online check in(American airlines)? (I know that is cutting it so close)
What airline are you flying in to JFK?
From IND
Sorry, misread. American Airlines both ways
You can call American and have them joined onto the same reservation or show the second reservation to the agent in Indianapolis to have both boarding passes issued there. Then all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in JFK, which would mean you have enough time if the flight from Indy is on-time.
Also, I don't see any 2:55 PM flights from JFK to London on any airline (and it's unlikely there is one as that would arrive into London at like 3 AM). Are you flying somewhere else first?
Thank you! I didn't even think of this being a problem until my friend I'm meeting mentioned she was worried about me not making the connection. And you're right, I completely forgot about the second layover in Montreal.
So what airline are you flying from Montreal to London? American doesn't fly from Montreal to London.
British airways?
OK, good, so then you don't have to change terminals in JFK. You will also have to go through Canadian Passport control in Montreal.
Thank you so much for all your help!! Makes me feel much calmer
Hello!
I'm traveling with friends from JFK to Italy, one friends plane leaves a few hours before our flight from Terminal 1 on a different airline, our flight leaves from Terminal 4. Would it be possible to go through security at Terminal 1 for with our friend and then connect to Terminal 4? I didn't know if that would be possible or it would be multiple steps with security. We want to keep it simple and didn't want to cause any extra stress. Thanks!
No, that's not possible. Terminal 1 is not connected to any other terminals inside security.
Thank you!
We are flying from UK on Thomas Cook Airlines and then on to San Diego on Jet Blue, bought on one ticket with T Cook. We have 3 hours between flights. Will we have to collect luggage and check in again and will we have enough time to change terminals and do security?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5 and go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Thanks so much for that. T Cook tell you a different story every time you contact them, so really good to know that.
Hi!
I will be traveling on the 17th of may from Europe and I'll be arriving at JFK. I am a green card holder and I am a little scared I won't be able to catch my connection. I have 2 and a half hours to do everything. Will that be possible? I travel with delta. What will happen if I get stuck there and miss the connection? I can't change the ticket...
2.5 hours should be enough time. If you miss the connection due to a delay then you will be rebooked on the next available Delta flight to your destination.
I am arriving on AirSerbia flight from Begrade at 12.00 at JFK Terminal 4. I have to catch non connected flight to DC departuring at 14.59. Is it enough time to go through customs, pick up baggage and go back?
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. What airline is your flight to DC on?
Delta
Would it make any difference if I would not have any checked baggage?
Yes, no checked baggage would help. It also helps that both flights will be in Terminal 4.
Thank you so much. If imy DC flight will also be from Terminal 4 I might take my chance. Thank you once again.
Coming in from Buenos Aires and connecting to Chicago. Is 1 and 19 mins just wishful thinking or do I need a couple hours?
No, that's pretty much impossible.
Thanks. That's what I figured. Was just the best price for the flights. :(
Appreciate gut-checking for me.
i a travelling by JetBlue on 2nd may will reach Jfk at 9.28. pm at terminal 5. and have connecting flight to Dubai from terminal 4. do I have to recheck my baggage at customs. and will I be able to clear immigration and security by Kiosko in 1 and half hour
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. Where are you flying into JFK from? Are both flights on the same reservation or is it two separate reservations?
Both the flight are on same reservation.
I am flying to Dubai
From Dubai to Mumbai
Where is your JETBLUE flight to JFK from?
Jetblue flight is from Curacao to Jfk. And from Jfk to Dubai to Mumbai. By Emirates.
Then in JFK you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the AirTrain to Terminal 4 and go through security. I think it will be really difficult for you to do that in just 90 minutes.