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  • How to connect from terminal 2 to 4
    Aug 15, 2014
    I'm travelling with Delta from Toronto to New York JFK airport terminal 2. How do I get to terminal 4 as I have a Delta flight to Israel?


    Delta runs a shuttle bus between T2 and T4 on the secure side of the airport.


    My plane arrives from Toronto to JFK at 8:00 pm and my plane to Israel leaves terminal 4 at midnight. Will I have enough time to take the shuttle bus? Will my bag be transferred or will I have to claim it first?


    Yes, you should have plenty of time. If you purchased tickets together your bag will be transferred automatically. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Toronto.


    I have a similar flight (YYZ-JFK-TLV) where there is only one hour scheduled between the two flights. It seems tight, any tips on how to make sure that I don't miss my connection?


  • Transferring flight to Canada
    Aug 12, 2014
    Hi, I'm arriving with Delta from Amsterdam and catching a connected Delta flight to Montreal. I have 1:45 minutes between my flights, should this be enough? Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time but leaves very little to spare as you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags, then go through security and take the Delta shuttle bus to T2 where your Montreal flight will depart. It leaves little to no time to spare for delays.


  • Moscow-Tampa via JFK
    Aug 12, 2014
    We fly from Moscow to JFK with Aeroflot, landing at T1 at 12:25. Our connecting Delta flight leaves from T2 at 14:59. Do we need to collect our luggage, or are they checked directly to Tampa? Do we have enough time to relocate to T2 given the passport control and stuff? Tickets were bought for all the way, i.e. Moscow-Tampa, and as I understood Aeroflot and Delta are partners. Any advice is appreciated!


    In T1 you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags (even though they will be tagged to TPA in Moscow). You will then take the AirTrain to T2, go through security, and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time but not much to spare.


  • Jetblue to Delta luggage check through
    Aug 11, 2014
    Hi, we arrive at JFK terminal 5 with a Jetblue flight and we have connection with Delta flight at terminal 4. Is there a direct connection/shuttle inside secure area from T5 and T4? Is there an interline baggage agreement between Jetblue and Delta not to reclaim and recheck bags? Thanks!


    There is no secure connector between T4 and T4. There is no interline baggage agreement between JetBlue and Delta. You will need at least 2 hours to make your transfer.


  • arriving virgin departing delta
    Aug 10, 2014
    have just 2 hours from virgin flight landing before delta flight takes off - have seen on other forums that staff can give you a fast track ticket to cut the immigration wait - how do i get one please?


    2 hours is not a short enough connection to require such a pass. You should have plenty of time.


  • Aeroflot_JetBlue, separate tickets
    Aug 10, 2014
    Hi, we bought separate tickets and fly from Moscow to New York, JFK on August, 18 with Aeroflot. We are arriving to JFK at 5:20 at Terminal 1. The next flight to Salt Lake will be at 8:29 p.m. at Terminal 5 with JetBlue airlines. Do you think we'll have enough time to get on a plane on time, considering customs and registering? Thanks in advance! Should we buy new tickets if we are not going to make it on time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You can check in online for your Jetblue flight before you leave Russia and that will save you a little time at check-in.


    Thank you!!!


  • Transfer with delta
    Aug 9, 2014
    Hi, I'm flying with delta from Dublin to orlando via JFK on dec 22nd Delta have changed my itinerary and now my flight arrives at JFK at 1.43pm and next flight leaves at 3.15pm. Do you think that's enough time to collect the luggage, clear security etc? I have an Irish passport. Doesn't seem long enough for me. Thanks in advance.


    Dublin has preclearance - you will preclear US Immigration and customs in Dublin. Your arrival into JFK will be like a domestic flight. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal 4. If your departing flight is from Terminal 2 then Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between the two terminals.


  • Transfer between Terminals 1 and 7
    Aug 9, 2014
    Hi there, I am planning to buy a ticket that arrives in terminal 7 at 4:37 pm (Air Canada) but I depart via Alitalia at Terminal 1 at 8:30 pm. Google flights states the Air Canada flight is often delayed by 30+ minutes. Will I have enough time? My Alitalia flight is already purchased so both tickets would end up being purchased separately. Thanks!


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. The Air Canada flight will pre-clear US Immigration in Toronto. As long as your Air Canada flight gets in by 6 PM you should be OK.


  • Time for connection?
    Aug 9, 2014
    I am flying from ORD to JFK on 9/19/14 into Terminal 2 and leaving from Terminal 4 to head to Barcelona. I have 1.5 hrs. between flights. Is this enough time? Is there a way to avoid going back through security?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between their gates in T2 and T4.


    We are flying KLM not Delta. Do only ticketed Delta passengers get to ride the shuttle?


    KLM does not fly between ORD and JFK or JFK and Barcelona. Your flights are on Delta.


  • Transfer from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4
    Aug 7, 2014
    I am arriving from Buffalo by Jet Blue at terminal 5 and have connection on Emirates flight from terminal 4, how do i go from terminal 5 to terminal 4 with my luggage? How much time is required for the transfer?


    The AirTrain connects the terminals. However, be aware that JetBlue and Emirates have an interline baggage agreement and JetBlue may check your bags through to Emirates in Buffalo, meaning then you would not nave to take your bags with you on the AirTrain. I would allow a minimum of 2 hours for your transfer.


  • Clearing customs
    Aug 5, 2014
    I am a US citizen returning on a South African Airways flight from JHN to JFK on Jan 4, 2015. How much time do I need to clear customs, get my luggage and make a Jet Blue flight to my home in Florida. I have a GLobal Traveler ID as well.


    With Global Entry you can probably do it in an hour, but I'd still leave at least 90 minutes, especially with the change of terminal involved. Also make sure you're checked in for your JetBlue flight before you leave South Africa.


  • Connection time from T4 to T7
    Aug 2, 2014
    I´m arriving to JFK at 06:10 am (T4). I must claim my luggage and take it to a new check in to Hong Kong by Cathay Pacific (T7) at 10:00 am. Any similar experience? do you think I can make it? thanks


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. Just take your baggage with you on the AirTrain.


    Aug 2, 2014
    I am flying from CLT to JFK and then taking Icelandair to KEF. I have to pick up my baggage from USair before checking in with Icelandair. I'm not sure which terminal USair uses now that they've merged with AA, and I don't know twhich terminal Icelandair uses. I would like to know exactly how to get from the USair baggage claim area to the Icelandair check-in. Thank you.


    US Airways has moved to Terminal 8. Icelandair uses Terminal 7. You get between them using the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train.


  • How much time will it take to connect from T2 to T1
    Aug 1, 2014
    I have 2 hours for connection. But I travelled with different airlines. I have to get my checked luggage from T2 and get it checked again in T1. That also means I have to get through security again. Is 2 hours enough?


    It will be very hard for you to make your connection considering that you will have to claim your bags at T2, take the AirTrain, then check in T1.


  • Tel Aviv (El Al) to JFK to DCA (Delta)
    Aug 1, 2014
    Arriving JFK at 6 AM on January 9, with a connecting flight to DCA at 8:55 AM. Will be checking baggage. Will I have enough time to clear customs and make my flight to DC?


    That should be enough time. What airline is your flight to DCA on?




    Yes, that should be enough time.


    Thank you - really appreciate your help.


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