New York Kennedy (JFK) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I would like to know if my connection time is enough...i have 1h45 between my 2 flights with Delta Airlines both in Terminal 4. I know i have to clear immigration and us customs then recheck my bag and go through security again....well im very stressful about missing my flight to punta cana and i wonder why delta is booking passengers with such tight connections....If they do it that might mean it is possible? i secure the phone number of delta airline of terminal 4 in case im in a hurry...do you think they'll help me catching my flight?
Where are you flying into JFK from? No, calling them won't do anything and will just waste your own time.
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It is a tight connection but it is possible.
I have 9 hours in JFK so I think the time is enough, just wonder if I need to collect my checked bag. It is just one reservation and I am not a US citizen.
Yes, you will have to claim your bags to take them through US Customs, then re-check them at the re-check desk.
I have a flight from Boston to Rome with a Stop at JFK.
Boston to JFK is operated by Delta landing at 2:30...I then have to go from Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 for a flight at 4:55 to Italy

I am told by Delta that I will need to take some sort of Train that is 'right outside my gate' inside the Terminal so that I will never have to go outside and will not have to clear security again. I don't feel confident in what they are telling me...I know of NO train that is INSIDE.

Does anyone know if this is true? Or could someone tell the best way to travel between Terminals and will I have time to make my International Connection. Thank You!!!
The train is not right outside your gate or inside the terminal, it is located attached to the front of the terminal. It is called the AirTrain and it is very well marked. You have plenty of time for your transfer. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 1.
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I will arrive from Washington Dulles with Jet blue on Terminal 5 and flying out to Japan from terminal 1.
My transit time will be approx. 70 min. Will this be sufficient ? I will have carry on bags only.
If you are already checked in for your flight to Japan that is just enough time if the flight from Dulles is on-time. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 1.
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I'm landing in Laguardia at 12h. I need to get to JFK for a 14h25 departure. (Taxi or shuttle) I have no check bag. Is this enough time between arrival and departure? Thx
It should be just enough time if the flight into LaGuardia is on-time.
I am flying into JFK terminal 5 with JetBlue then on with Aer Lingus from terminal 5. I need to collect my checked back and recheck the bag. IS 1 hour 10 enough time?
If you are on two separate reservations, no, that is not enough time. Either do the trip with no checked bags or figure out how to get your bags tagged through to Aer Lingus.
Hi, from FLL to JFK terminal 5 I will arrive at 846 then from JFK terminal 4 going to DXB at 1040...is the layover time enough...do I need to collect my luggage and check in again in terminal 4...my ticket is on Emirates all the way
Your first flight will be operated by JetBlue. Yes, that is enough time. You will have to go through security again in T4 but you won't have to do anything with your bags.
Hi I am arriving at 11.15 from FRA in Term 4 and have a flight to BOS leaving from Term 5 at 1.55. Would there be sufficient time to make the connection ?
What airlines are you flying? Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?
Thanks for responding, I am travelling in to T4 on Singapore Air and out in T5 on Jetblue. They are separate reservations and I have requested to link them since both airlines are code shared. Yes I have checked bags. I understand from jetblue website that they have a transfer counter at T4 after clearing custom to check in bags before taking the airtrans to T5.I am wondering if 2.40hr is sufficient time ?
You should have enough time.
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Hi, I am flying from Nova Scotia Canada to San Diego and connecting through JFK (carry on luggage). Is 42 minutes enough connection time?
What airlines are you flying? If both flights are on Delta then that is enough time.
Hi, I flying from MONTEGO BAY to LONDON via JFK all with Delta. I understand both flights will arrive at / depart from T4 in JFK. Will I have to clear US immigration and customs at JFK? Will Delta check my luggage through to London? Many thanks
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.
I'm flying jet blue on Nov 21 arrival time JFK 10.42 pm terminal 5. I am then going to terminal 4 to board China Airlines 12.20am. I'm pretty sure all my baggage will be checked through but is this enough time to get to the next terminal?