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My colleague will be taking a flight from Toronto to JFK arriving Terminal @ 07.50 with Delta. he needs to then get to Terminal 8 for a flight to London departing @ 10.05? he will not have any checked bag only hand luggage and will check in online. please confirm this is doable? - thanks
apologies .. arriving terminal 4 into JFK
Yes, with no checked bags that is doable as long as the first flight is on-time. he will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.
My flight is delayed twice, and supposed to be arrived at terminal 4 at 10:40 pm.I need to check in with Norwegian at 11pm at terminal 1 to connect flight to Paris. Is any chance I can make it? How long does it take for train from terminal 4 to terminal 1? Please help!
Zero Chance - You will miss your connection and don't expect for Norwegian to be very accommodating. This is the risk you take when you book two separate reservations to save a little money.
I will arrive jfk terminal 8at 13.00 on AA and will board to montreal from terminal 8 by AA at 14.55 is the connection time enough to collect luggage and do the immigration and check in back my luggage? I am a lebanese passport holder
Where are you flying into JFK from?
I am flying from abu dhabi on 12 august AA operated by etihad 9057 to manchester arriving 7:40, from manchester at 10:15 to jfk AA 211 arriving terminal 8 at 13:00 . From jfk to yul AA 4196 operated by TRANS STATES AS AMERICAN EAGLE at 14:55.
Then that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We arrive at 14:45 on a staurday from LAX at JFK on Terminal 5 and leave at 16:20 to Paris on Terminal 1. Will we make it? Everything is booked on one ticket and it is a codesharing flight (from LAX with Delta, to Paris with Air France).
Delta does not use Terminal 5. You will arrive in Terminal 4. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Do I need an ESTA for transit thru JFK? Also, we land at 13.55 at JFK, Terminal 7 and then get a connecting flight on AA at Terminal 8 at 16.10. Will we have to go through immigration and re-check bags?
Yes, you need to complete ESTA. 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.
Thank you so much - it feels like it might be a bit tight for time - what do you think? I will have just under 2 hours.... Also - i hear that there are new kiosks for immigration - do you advise we use those to save time?
First time ESTA users can't use the kiosks. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I have a flight landing from Vegas at 21.27 then one leaving for Scotland at 23.08 will this be enough time? Also do I need to collect my luggage
What airline are you flying? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?
It's delta. No they are the same reservation
Then all you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Terminal 4. If you need to change terminals Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security between terminals 2 and 4. You have plenty of time. You don't have to do anything with your bags.
Do people need to go through the security check again during the transit in JFK? Or can they just go to the gate for the next flight after clearing customs without security check?
It depends whether they are arriving on an International flight or a domestic or precleared flight and if they have to change terminals. Can you be more specific?
Yes, thanks for your reply! It's an international flight from Cancun to Guangzhou with the transit in JFK for 3 hours. I believe we arrive at Terminal 1 and need to go to Terminal 4 for departing. Do we need to go through the customs and then go to the baggage claim or the other way around? Also, do you think 3 hrs would be enough transit time?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags, go to your departure terminal and through security and to your departure gate. 3 hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I'll be flying in from India (New Delhi) to JFK on Air India, and then JFK to Gainesville Florida on Delta. Will I need to claim and recheck bags and go through customs? If I have to recheck bags, where do I have to do this? Also, will I get the boarding pass for Gainesville flight in India or JFK? I have 6 hours layover in JFK between the flights. Please advise.
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, then go the Delta check-in desk in Terminal 2 or 4 (wherever your flight to Atlanta departs from), check your bags, go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.