New York Kennedy (JFK) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Hi, My brother is arriving today from London via American airline, landing at 13.25 and has an other flight at 14.55 for final destination Montreal, Canada. Does he have to clear customs in JFK and recheck his luggage and if so does he have enough time ?? Â»Thank you
Yes, in JFK he has to go through US Immigration, claim his bags, go through US Customs, re-check his bags at the re-check desk, and go through security. That is a very difficult connection. I hope he made it.
Hi guys, I will be arriving from Casablanca at JFK's Terminal 1 with Royal Air Maroc and will be departing at Terminal 5 to Portland with Jetblue. I will only have 2h35 layover, is it enough? Also do I need to grab my luggage and drop it in T1 or take it with me to T5? Thanks so much
You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs. If it's two separate reservations you will have to take your bags with you to T5 to re-check. If it's one reservation then you can re-check your bags in T1. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
i't's one reservation, the 2 companies are interlined I believe, I'll just drop the bags in T1 and head to T5 to catch my flight. Thank you ZAP
Dear all, can you answer please, do i need any transit visa if i change terminal? i'm flying from canada to europe visa JFK aiport. i need to change from terminal 4 to terminal 1
Passo, what country are you a citizen of? If you are a citizen of a country that requires a visa to visit the US, then you need a visa to transit the US, whether you have to change terminals or not.
I have 10:27am flight to JFK that arrives at 12:21pm and then I have 41min layover connection for my Jetblue flight to LGB which leaves at 1:02pm.It is all on one tickect and on Jetblue. i will have 7 people traveling total. CLT - JFK - LGB.
That is enough time if the first flight is on-time but it leaves no time to spare.
My mom will be arriving from Syracuse on 22nd Dec at JFK terminal 4. She has her connecting flight to New Delhi from JFK Terminal 1 with a 5 hour lay over. Will I be able to meet her during this time? Will she able to come out of security area if she has already checked in at Syracuse?
Yes, she will have to come out of security to get to Terminal 1 but she will REALLY have to hurry to make her connection.
even with 5 hour lay over? will i get an hour at least?
Sorry, I thought you said she had a 1 hour layover. Yes, you will have at least 2-3 hours then.
I am very sorry! By accident I deleted the email with your answer! We are traveling 18-Dec-16 from DUB arriving to JFK al 13:53 (terminal 4) and after departure (terminal 2) from JFK at 15:25 to MIA, all the route with Delta in the same booking and with suitcases. 1st time in JFK airport. Please could you help me with qq: is it enough time?, In which terminal do I do immigration, pick up suitcases, drop up suitcases, custom, bus, etc. Any suggestion?
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin so all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Delta runs a shuttle inside security between Terminal 4 and Terminal 2.
I have a Latin American passport and I am residence in Ireland... can I pre-clear US immigration and Custom in DUB?
Everyone on flights from Dublin to the USA pre-clears in Dublin, regardless of citizenship.
Hi, I will be arriving from Singapore at JFK's Terminal 8 at 1.25pm and will be departing at Terminal 8 at 2.59pm to Orlando. Do you think I have sufficient time and do I need to collect my luggage?
They are both on a single booking
There are no flights from Singapore to New York - what airline are you flying on your first flight and where is it stopping first?
I am going from singapore - london - new york - orlando all in a single booking
OK, so both flights are on American? If so you have just enough time. You will 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 in JFK.
HI, I Will Land at Jfk at 4.25 pm with delta from Italy and my connection to LA Is with American Airlines at 8.00pm. I Will have enough time to pass the controls, pick up the bag, change terminal and recheck the suitcases ?
I am flying from Baltimore to London on Virgin Atlantic but the flight (both ways) stops in New York (JFK). Do I have to get off the plane at JFK, get my luggage, go back through the regular check in process and then get on the NY to London flight? Or is it like any other connection where my bags are just moved to the next flight and I can just go right to my next gate?
In JFK on the way to Baltimore 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. On your way back to London all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate - there is no US Customs when leaving the US. Note that your flights between Baltimore and JFK will be operated by Delta.