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  • JFK to Bos connecting flight
    Mar 4, 2017
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    I am an Australian citizen coming from Hong Kong(Via Cathay pacific) which lands at 7:00am, then I have a connecting flight to Boston(Via jetBlue) at 9:52am, will I have enough time to go through immigration, customs and recheck my luggage again?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • 3h connection Domestic => Internationnal ?
    Mar 3, 2017
    3
    Dears, Will land at JFK from Miami at 15:10 with Delta and checked bags . And have internationnal flight to Brussel at 18:00 (Brussel Airlines) - separate tickets. Would that be enough time to re-check + security? Cheers, BR

     

    that's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    I forgot, non US citizen (French), txs

     

    Your citizenship doesn't matter for this process. There is no US immigration or customs when leaving the US.

     

  • INTERNATIONAL - INTERNATIONAL CONNECTION JFK
    Mar 5, 2017
    2
    HELLO, Is generally a 3-hour connection time considered enough for international-international connection in terminal 4? Separate bookings, non-US passport. Many thanks

     

    That's about the minimum I recommend for such a connection.

     

    I have 2 and a half hours to catch a flight to South Africa from Orlando at Kennedy New York, would that be enough time?

     

  • JFK connecting
    Mar 2, 2017
    2
    Hi, I am flying SAA from Joburg to JFK, landing 6 40 am (terminal 4) and connecting at 9 05 am to Denver on Delta, will is be enough time?

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thanks!

     

  • Domestic to Internation terminal connect
    Mar 3, 2017
    3
    Hello, I have a query on terminal transfers within JFK. I will be on international travel from U.S to India where I have 2 transfers. First transfer seems to be to JFK Terminal 5 ARR and I need to catch AUH in Terminal 4 DEP. Is the transfer going to be walkable or do I need to take train/ bus to travel within Terminal 5 to Terminal 4?

     

    You need to take the AirTrain from T5 to T4. It doesn't take very long but you will have to go through security again in T4.

     

    Thanks! I have 3 hours of time to catch AUH. Will that be enough covering security check?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • Connection time: South AFrica - NY - Cancun
    Mar 1, 2017
    1
    hi, i'm flying from South Africa, arriving in JFK (terminal 4) at 6:40. i then connect to Cancun on Delta (also Terminal 4) at 08:55. is this enough time?

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation it's enough time. If it's two separate reservations it will be a bit difficult but not impossible.

     

  • Abu Dhabi - JFK - Miami
    Mar 2, 2017
    2
    I am flying Etihad from Abu Dhabi direct to New York, JKF. I need to then take a domestic flight to Miami. Is the domestic terminal easily accessible on foot? How much time should I budget for this transition? For the domestic, I will be flying either AA or Delta. Thanks!

     

    JFK does not have a single "domestic terminal". AA flights depart from terminal 8 and Delta flights from 4 and 2. Since you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Abu Dhabi, this connection can be done in about 2 hours.

     

    Thanks!!

     

  • JFK TERMINAL 4 CONNECTION
    Mar 1, 2017
    2
    Hi, I arrive in Terminal 4 from Cancun (Delta Flight) and connect to Zurich (Swiss Flight) again in Terminal 4. Separate reservations with checked luggage. Are 2.5 hours enough time? Many thanks

     

    Sorry for the double post. I forgot to mention that I am a European passport holder.

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. You will have to transfer your bags yourself to Swiss.

     

  • YVR via JFK to GND
    Mar 27, 2017
    2
    Hello, I'm looking at a flight from Vancouver to JFK with Cathay Pacific landing at 06:00 am, and then departing with JetBlue at 08:00 to St. George, Grenada. I am a Canadian passport holder, and would clear into the US in Vancouver I understand. I will have 1 piece piece of hold baggage. Will 2 hrs between flights be enough time? Many thanks.

     

    The Cathay Pacific flight does NOT pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. So you would have to Go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, take your bags with you on the airTrain to Terminal 5, re-check them with JetBlue, and go through security. I don't think 2 hours is enough time to do that.

     

    I will arrive JFK 3:15 pm from Cairo ,the My next flight via Delta to Austin will be 6:30 . Do you think it's enough transit time ?

     

  • CONNECTING FLIGHT
    Feb 27, 2017
    1
    I AM TRAVELLING FROM JAMAICA TO INDIA VIA JFK AIRPORT. I AM TRAVEELING WITH JET BLUE N CONNECTING FLIGHT IS EMIRATES AND BETWEEN THESE CONNECTION ITS 1.45 MINS LAYOVER SO DO I HAVE TO GO THRU CUSTOME AND CHECK OUT N CHECK IN MY BAGGAGE IS IT APPROPRIATE TIME TO DO ALL THESE CUSTOMS ETC.. PLZ SUGGEST ME what to do so i will not miss my connecting flight

     

    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk (if they are already tagged through to Emirates), take the AirTrain to Terminal 4, re-check your bags with Emirates if they were only tagged to JFK, then go through security and to your departure gate. That is not reasonably enough time for this connection.

     

  • Time it takes from terminal to terminal
    Feb 28, 2017
    4
    How much time would it typically take to get from main terminal to 5?

     

    JFK does not have a "main terminal". What airline are you flying in on?

     

    Jet blue

     

    Then all of your flights will be in Terminal 5.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Fastest way gate to gate to not miss flight
    Feb 27, 2017
    2
    How much time does it take to walk from gate B6 264 to B6 787? Have a 40 min layover

     

    Those aren't gate numbers, those are flight numbers. You won't know your exact gates until the day of your flight. All JetBlue gates in JFK are connected inside security and less than 10 minute walk apart.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • JFK-PITT
    Feb 27, 2017
    3
    I am travelling from MAN-DUB-JFK arrive 13:10pm - I want to travel JFK-PIT at 3:29 is this enough time for customs clearance, collect bags and re-check in and make the flight?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. What airlines are you flying?

     

    Aer Lingus from UK and then looking to book Delta for JFK-PIT - wasn't sure 2 hours 15 minutes would be enough with flying internationally...

     

    Your arrival into JFK will be like a domestic flight. That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. You will arrive in Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 4.

     

  • PHX to JFK to FCO
    Feb 27, 2017
    5
    I arrive in JFK from PHX on Delta at 2:07 PM in Terminal 4. Carry on only. The connecting flight to Rome (FCO) is on Delta at 4:25 PM (2 hrs 18 minutes) They are not on the same reservation. Am I OK? Is there an inside security jitney?

     

    All you should have to do in JFK is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2, there is a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4.

     

    The Delta Flight is actually a code share operated by Alitalia. So I am assuming it would leave from Terminal #1. No inside security shuttle between 4 and 1, so I would need to board the Air Train and go to terminal 1, then through security. I can change my tickets to give me another 1.5 hours layover. Do you think it is worth it, it would cost $100

     

    I definitely wouldn't switch to a SHORTER layover.

     

    Sorry, I meant that I can switch flights and add 1.5 hours to the layover, so the new layover would be 3 hours 58 minutes instead of 2 hours 18 minutes.That change would cost $50 per ticket. Is it worth it? Delta says they would try to get me on a later flight if there is a delay and I miss my connection, but no guarantee there will be available seats.

     

    2 hrs 18 minutes should be enough time. But it's up to you.

     

  • Flight connection time
    Feb 26, 2017
    1
    Hello, I arrive at jfk from Cuba at 558pm on jet blue. My connecting flight leaves at 734pm to Reno on jet blue T5. They are two different reservations. I have one checked bag and do not have global entry. Will I need to recheck my bag and will I have enough time to go through immigration and customs?

     

    Try to call JetBlue and get the two reservations joined into one. You will still have to claim your bag in JFK to go through Customs, but you won't have to worry about the bag check cutoff. This is a very difficult connection with a checked bag.

     

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