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Being told by 2 different Delta reps about how our flight from CMH to LHR, via JFK will connect. We only have 2 hours says that the bags will fly straight through to LHR. The other says we will have to retrieve and go through security again at JFK??? Also on the return from EDI (Scotland)....only have 90 minutes but with Global Entry or mobile passport.....arrive Term 2, depart Term 4 for CMH....enough time?? Have to obtain bags in one terminal and lug them to Term 4? Or will they go through.....
LHR and EDI were both airports on the list to be upgraded to Pre-Clearance for US travelers....not yet though??
On the way to London all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. On the return you have just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Both flights will be in Terminal 4. Neither airport has preclearance. When you arrive in JFK on the way back to Columbus you will 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.
Thank you ZAP.....yeah, on the return, we'll have to hope for the best. Otherwise it was a 7 hour layover---might be the one that we ultimately seek to get bumped to if we miss our connection.
Our return confirmation shows arrival into Terminal 4 from EDI-JFK, our JFK-CMH states Terminal 2?? Hopefully our bags go to Terminal 2, so we don't have to lug them all the way from Terminal 4 arrival gate?
We do all have Global Entry and mobile passport for one of us....
You won't have to lug your bags between terminals. You can re-check them at the re-check desk in Terminal 4. Your flight to Columbus will indeed depart from Terminal 4, not 2.
Thanks ZAP.....I'm new to this forum....are you a rep for JFK? Or are you a person who posts here from local JFK experience in the past??
I answer all the questions for every airport on this site. I am a volunteer. I draw on my own experience and the experience of others.
My teenage daughter arrives at Terminal 4 on ElAl at 3:55pm. Does she have enough time to make a JetBlue flight to Dulles from Terminal 5 at 6:00pm? These are separate tickets and she is an American citizen. I assume she has to go thru customs then re-check. She will have 2 large heavy bags plus carry-on, can she take a luggage cart on the train between terminals? Is 2 hours enough time? Thanks for your help.
She can take a cart on the train. I don't realistically think that's enough time.
I'm a British citizen. flying delta codeshare with virgin from Montego Bay into JFK, then I have my international flight back to Heathrow with Virgin.
my question:
they both arrive into and depart from terminal 4.
Do I need to do the whole customs, security on arrival from Jamaica?
I have 1hour 45mins, would this be enough to claim luggage, put on transfer and connect to my international?
Yes, in JFK you will 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. That is a very difficult connection.
Ia a 3-hour connection time enough for arrival flight from Cancun and departure to Zurich? Different tickets booked and different airlines. Thanks
We hold a European passport
That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. What airlines are you flying?
We arrive with delta and leave with Swiss
I'm British and flying in to JFK on Delta on Tue 8/8/17 landing at 4:30pm. I then fly out of JFK at 6:59pm on AA to Charlotte NC. Is this now enough time to do immigration (with a Visa), luggage, recheck in and change terminals?
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Ok, great, thank you for your help!
I'm British and fly in from Manchester UK to JFK on Tues 8th Aug on Delta, due to land at 3:25pm. My connecting flight from JFK to Charlotte departs at 6:30pm. With immigration (I have Visa), luggage and terminal changes in JFK is 3hrs 5mins enough time in between? Thanks, Jonathan
...also, my connecting domestic flight is with AA
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
flying Delta from Orlando landing 22.30 then from JFK to Glasgow , also Delta@23.45 we have ihr 30mins is that enough time ? what happens if it isn't ?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. T2 and T4 are connected by a shuttle inside security. If your flight from Orlando is late you will be booked on the next day's flight to Glasgow.
our flight time has now been moved to 23.15 so we now have 45 minutes is it still do able ??
That makes it much harder, but it's still not impossible.
We are flying in from London, UK to Indianapolis via JFK. We are flying AA all the way but only have 1hr 50mins lay over in JFK... Is this going to be enough time? Is it AA's responsibility to ensure we have enough time? We are young enough to hustle, but old enough to need rests along the way!!
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, if you miss your connection because the first flight is late then AA has to rebook you.
I'm flying from Chicago (ORD) to JFK on a Delta flight departing from Chicago at 4:33PM and arriving at JFK at 8:00PM. I'm connecting at JFK from T4 to T1 on partner airline flight with AirFrance departing at 9:50PM. That leaves me with approx. 1 hour and 50 min for my connection time. I'm flying to Paris directly from JFK and that's my final destination. Should I change my departing time flight to an earlier flight? I will probably be charged, not sure, but I don't think 1 hour and 50 min. might be enough. I was told I can check-in my luggage at ORD and will go to Paris without me having to pick it up at JFK and then re-check it with AirFrance. Anyone out there that can advise me on this?
Yes, that is enough time. You don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK on your way to Paris. You just have to take the AirTrain to T1 and go through security.
Thank you very much-- really appreciate it.
Im arriving at JFK at terminal 4 at 13 30 and have connecting flight from terminal 8 at 16 30.Will i have enough time for my connecting flight.Do i need to rechecked my luggage
Where are you flying into JFK from? On what airline? What airline are you flying out on? Are both tickets on the same reservation?
im flying from BELGRADE AIR SERBIA and my connecting flight is with AA to PHOENIX,AZ everything is on 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, take the AirTrain to Terminal 8, go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
thank you