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Flying from RDU on KLM Flight 5481 and must catch my connecting international flight to Amsterdam on KLM Flight 644. With a short overlay of 1 hour and 40 minutes, do I have enough time? My flight information says I arrive at terminal 2 and I will depart again at terminal 4. Do I have to re-check my luggage at JFK? Do I have to go through security at JFK and how fast will I have to run to my gate?
Your first flight will be operated by Delta. Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security from Terminal 2 to Terminal 4 - use that. You don't have to do anything with your baggage on your way out of the US. You have enough time.
Hi, I'll be flying from ORD to LHX and transferring at JFK in a couple of days. Will I need to collect and recheck my luggage at JFK or should it be transferred through? I'm flying Delta in the US and Virgin to London, and the tickets were bought as one journey. Thanks.
You don't have to do anything with your bags at JFK. Just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi my flight arrives into terminal 8 around 40 minutes after my parents land in terminal 7. Can anyone recommend the best place for them to wait for me please.
Are both flights international? They could just wait in the arrivals level of 8 at the exit of Customs.
Yes both are international, they aren't the best at finding their way so was looking for them to do the least possible and for me to find them. Thanks
if you and them arrive at the same terminal, I'd say let them stay at the arrival terminal and wait for you. If this is the final destination though, their luggage will be on the claim waiting for them for 9 hrs. If it's a connecting flight, then no worries - luggage wshould go to final place.
Good evening! I will be traveling from London Healthrow to Orlando, Florida with a layover at JFK in the near future. Will I actually go through customs at JFK or will I go through customs when I arrive home in Orlando? Thank you for your help and happy travels.
Yes, in JFK 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. What airlines are you flying?
I will be flying Delta. I will not have any checked baggage - just a backpack, so maybe the process will be a little easier for me. Thank you for your response.
Yes, in that case the process is the same, you just don't have to do anything with bags.
How long does it take when you land at jfk from Cape Town and need to catch a train at penn station
I'd want 3.5-4 hours.
Hi, I am arriving from Argentina on november 10th in the morning. How long (aprox) will it take to go through customs and immigration? I have to make a connection in LGA afterwards. Thanks!
I would estimate about 60 minutes. I would want at least 4 hours between my scheduled arrival at JFK and scheduled departure from LGA.
hi,not a USA citicen, I will arrive international flight on dic 18 at 6pm in terminal 4 and depart from terminal 5 in different airline at 10pm, where do i go after inmigration and costums to do the check in for jetblue? thanks
When you arrive you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. Then if your bags are not checked through to jetblue you will take them with you on the AirTrain to Terminal 5, check them with JetBlue and go through security. You should have enough time.
We are flying from FCO>JFK>DFW all with delta. We have to claim luggage, go through customs and recheck it at jfk, correct? Then go through TSA security again if im right. Is 3 hours enough to make this connection at jfk?
Yes, you have to do all that. Yes, that is enough time.
Leaving tomorrow with Interjet Flight 961.
What terminal ?
That flight operates from Terminal 7 as opposed to the rest of the Interjet flights that use Terminal 1.
Good day,
I'm flying from Mexico City to Moscow via JFK and have 3 hours in between, however my flights were booked separately, which means I have to go through immigration, collect luguage and check in again. Is it enough time and would it be possible to use speed line for immigration? How can I do this in the shortest possible time? Thank you.
That's barely possible if everything goes perfectly. There is no "speed line" for immigration when entering on a Visa.