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  • Terminal to Terminal
    Dec 23, 2014
    Hi this is Anna from Mexico, i have a question. I was wondering if a 3 hrs connection in between Newyork and Milano is possible.. Taking in consideration that im going from T2 to T4.. Do i also need to go through security checkpoint once i hit T4? Thanks in advance,


    Are you flying from Mexico? If so you will have to go to through US Immigration and customs and security in New York and also both flights will be from Terminal 4 if flying Delta.


    Thanks, yes flying from Mexico to New York, and yes flying by Delta.. and would it then be possible 3 hrs connection flight? Im asking cause of a previus experience with AA, almost missing flight due to security delays. Thanks!


    Actually im arrving at T1 with Aeromexico ( Df-New York) then i be connectiong to T4 ( New York - Milano) , in a 3 hr connection flight


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will take the airtrain from T1 to T4 after clearing customs and re-checking your bags at the Transfer desk in T1.


  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 7
    Dec 23, 2014
    Hi I am arriving from DOH on QR at 3pm in Terminal 8. Will I have enough time to make it to an Air Canada flight to Toronto at 5pm in Terminal 7, Assuming my baggage will be checked in all the way.....? How long will the terminal transfer take? Thx


    You will arrive in Terminal 8, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then take the AirTrain from T8 to T7, get your Air Canada boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security and to your departure gate. You barely have enough time if your QR flight is on-time.


  • Terminal to Terminal
    Dec 21, 2014
    Do we have to go through security checkpoint each time we change terminals? We have access to the wing tips lounge in Terminal 4 but our flight leaves out of terminal 7.


    Yes. The only terminals that are connected inside security are 2 and 4 (by a shuttle bus).


  • Terminal 8 - Baggage - Terminal 1
    Dec 19, 2014
    Arriving T8 - American, where is baggage claim? How best to get me+bag to T1 for international travel?


    T8 has a baggage claim on the lower level. The only way from T8 to T1 is via the AirTrain. It is a short ride, maybe 5-10 minutes.


  • Getting between T7 and T8 in 2h10min with two small children
    Dec 19, 2014
    Hello, is this possible in 2h10min from T7 to T8, we are traveling with BA from London and connection flight to Cancun MX are manged by AA. And my second question is do we need to collect our checked in bagage in T7 and check in it again in T8? Best regard Mattias


    If your bags are tagged to CUN, which they should be, you will claim your bags in T7, go through US customs, then you can re-check your bags at the transfer desk there, then take the AirTrain to T8 and go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time but not much to spare.


  • Getting from T 4 to T2
    Dec 18, 2014
    I am arriving into JFK on Virgin and have 2 hours to get to T2 for Virgin to heathrow. I only have 1 carry on bag. Tickets bought together at the same time with travel agent. What is my best way between terminals and is 2 hurs enough time please?


    You have your terminals incorrect. Virgin Atlantic does not use Terminal 2. Virgin America and Virgin Atlantic both use Terminal 4. 2 Hours is plenty of time for your transfer.


  • what is the distance between T4 and T5.
    Dec 17, 2014
    Hi, My DXB JFK flight by emirates will lands at 1350hrs at terminal 4 and i have Jet blue flight at 1759 to Orlando. can you please let me know the transfers detail betwen T4 and T5? what is the easiest way to travel between T4 and T5 ? shall i need to claim bags at JFK and put them to Jet blue?


    You will arrive in T4, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then if you purchased both flights together and your bags are tagged to MCO, you can re-check them at the transfer desk in T4, otherwise you will need to bring them on the AirTrain to T5 and check them at the JetBlue counter there. Get your jetblue boarding pass and go through security. You have plenty of time.


  • Terminal 8 to terminal 1
    Dec 16, 2014
    I have af flight via royal air Maroc at 5 45 and I am coming from Atlanta With AA departure 10 50 arrival at jfk 3 20. Am i going to be able to make it?


    If your tickets were bought together that should be enough time. If they were bought separately you will have to hurry to get your bags on the AirTrain and take them to Royal Air Maroc in time to check them.


  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 8
    Dec 16, 2014
    Arrive from Portland Maine on Jet Blue at Terminal 4. Scheduled to fly out on Finair to London from Terminal 8 two hours later. Is two hours enough time to get from Terminal 4 to Terminal 8. No checked bags.


    Yes, with no checked bags that should be possible. But it does depend on your first flight being on-time.


  • Terminal 4 (DELTA) to Terminal 1 (AIR FRANCE)
    Dec 16, 2014
    I'm flying into JFK from SFO, arriving at Terminal 4 and have to get to Terminal 1 for my flight o PARIS. It's a code share flight, have only 1h and 25 mins layover. What's the quickest way to get Terminal 1? Could I just walk it?


    It is impossible to walk. You have to take the AirTrain. The ride on the Airtrain should take less than 10 minutes.


    ok, thanks! do i have to go through security check again? do you happen to know if the AirTrain access is at the arrivals level? I appreciate your help


    Yes, you will have to go through security again. The Airtrain is an elevated train, located closer to the Departures level.


  • T4 to T5
    Dec 14, 2014
    US citizen flying Delta from Ireland with pre clearance in Dublin arriving at 13.40 in T4 trying to get Jet Blue in T5 to San Juan on the 14.59 flight. Is it too little time? Thanks


    No, that should be enough time. Check in for your San Juan flight online before you leave Dublin.


    Thanks Zap, what if I have to check baggage?


    It may be difficult with checked bags, you'll have to get them to T5 by 14:19 That would leave you 39 minutes to claim your bags and get to T5, assuming your flight from Dublin is on-time.


  • Connection time
    Dec 13, 2014
    Hi, we are flying on Ukraine International arriving at 13:45 we have a connecting flight at 15:45 on jet blue. Is there enough time to make the connection? Tickets were bought separately


    That will be very difficult. The Ukraine International flights are frequently delayed and you will have to clear Immigration and Customs and take your bags on the AirTrain to Terminal 5 and check them all in 1 hour.


  • transit T4 to T2
    Dec 11, 2014
    We're flying from BRU to JFK T4 and need to transit to T2 for a connecting flight to SFO. I suppose we need to clear customs (visa waiver), collect lugage, transfer terminal, recheck lugage, clear customs again. Is this doable in 1h50?


    Flights to SFO leave from Terminal 4. You will arrive in T4, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go up to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Terminal 4 to 2 and luggage?
    Dec 11, 2014
    Hello all, Flying tomorrow and could use a bit or guidance. We arrive at terminal 4 with 2.5 hours layover from London then going to terminal 2 for a flight to phoenix. I booked the tickets in the same booking. The first leg is virgin, second is Delta. First, is that enough time to get through immigration and changing terminals? Second, what about my bags? I've been told two different things from the airline so not sure. Do we have to pick up our bags or just not worry about them and should be in phoenix at the end? Last, do we go back through security in terminal 4 or leave the building to get a shuttle to terminal 2 and go through security again there? Thanks for any help!


    You will arrive in Terminal 4, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then look at the monitors, your flight to Phoenix could depart from Terminal 2 or 4. If it leaves from 4 just go through security there. If it leaves from 2, you can go through security in 4, then take a shuttle bus to 2, or take the AirTrain to Terminal 2 and go through security there.


    Thanks, Do you think 2.5 hours is enough time? Is the bus or train option faster?


    Yes, that should be enough time. The Train is a tad faster (more walking, less waiting) the bus is more waiting, less walking.


  • JFK Jitney T2-T4
    Dec 10, 2014
    I am going to be flying through JFK, and will connect from T2 to T4 using the Jitney. I am looking at an itinerary with a 50 min connection. Will this be enough time? Aprox. how long does Jitney take now that T3 is closed? Thanks!


    That should be enough time. The Jitney takes about 10-15 minutes.


    Thanks ZAP, appreciate the help!


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