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  • SYD-LAX then LAX - YYC
    Aug 29, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying Qantas from SYD to LAX arriving at 6:30am in Terminal B. Then I need to catch another flight from LAX to YYC (Calgary). There is a 8:35am flight by Westjet. The next one is Air Canada at 2:45pm. I prefer the 8:35am Westjet flight but I'm worried about not having enough time. Can you advice? Thank you.


    It's possible but difficult.


  • Terminal 2
    Aug 27, 2015
    Hello: I arrive in Terminal 2 with Aeromexico and my connecting flight with Westjet leaves from Terminal 2 as well. Do I have to leave the terminal and go through security again or can I simply remain within Terminal 2 after going through immigration and customs? Thanks!


    Once you clear customs you will be outside security. So you will have to go back through security to get to your departure gate.


  • Kelvin
    Aug 27, 2015
    I am flying from Hong Kong to San Francisco and have a connection flight from LAX. I will be landing at LAX at 9:40am. Is it possible to catch a connection flight to SFO at noon or even 11:00am?? I want to know how long for us to go through US immigration, claim our bags etc. The 2 flight tickets are separately purchased. Thanks!!


    Noon is doable, but not risk-free. 11 AM, no way. There's so many flights from LAX to SFO, I would choose one around 1 PM if it were me.


    Thanks for your reply. Just one more thing to ask. I will probably take 12:00 flight to SFO. As I will arrive at LAX on Christmas Day and the airport would be busier, is it still possible for me to take 12:00 noon flight?


    Christmas Day itself is not a busy day.


  • Transfer Times
    Aug 26, 2015
    Hi Arriving on QF17 into Tom Bradley, at 14.15 and departing from Terminal 4 at 16.15. to SFO Is this enough time or should we choose a later flight to SFO.? Thanks.


    That should be barely enough time. If you miss your connection AA has lots of flights to SFO.


    Thank you for your info.


  • Delta domestic to Virgin Atlantic international LAX (T2 to T5)
    Aug 24, 2015
    I have 1hr 55 mins from the minute my delta flight from Honolulu lands till my virgin Atlantic flight to London. It's on 2 separate tickets but delta will send the luggage through to London so I won't have to get baggage. I have to be through security 30 mins before the virgin flight so that leaves me 1 hour 25 mins to disembark and get to T5 security. Is this possible? TIA


    You have the terminals quite wrong. Delta does not use Terminal 2. Delta uses Terminal 5. Virgin Atlantic does not use Terminal 5. They use the International Terminal. So you have to go from T5 to the International terminal and go through security. You should have plenty of time if your flight from Honolulu is on-time.


    Sorry, I was incorrect about the Virgin Atlantic Terminal, They do use Terminal 2.. You simply had the terminals backwards.


    So you still think its do-able? How far is t5 to t2? ibe read the free virgin/delta shuttle takes like 20 minutes to get there and only come once wvery 15 mins which would screw us. Thanks so much for your help!


    Why would that screw you? Worst case it means it takes you 35 minutes to get to T2. That leaves you still 1 hr 20 minutes before your flight. You can walk from T5 to T2 in about 15-20 minutes, but the walk is outside security.


  • How long does my connection time have to be?
    Aug 23, 2015
    I arrive at LAX at 21:39 from pheonix and have a connecting flight out to Sydney from LAX at 23:35. Is that enough time to make my connecting international flight?


    What airlines are you flying and were your tickets purchased together or separately?


  • Can I walk from international termine to terminal 7 or 8?
    Aug 23, 2015
    Hello, I am coming from China and need to take a connecting United airline to Chicago which I believe will be either terminal 7 or 8. Will I be able to walk instead of taking the shuttle? Thank you!


    Yes, it is possible to walk and in fact I recommend it.


  • 1hr19min connecting domestic to international flght is possible or not
    Aug 22, 2015
    Please help. I will fly from Orlando to Bangkok via Delta Airline. My flight schedule at LAX is as follows: Flight DL185, MCO --- LAX 7:05 --- 9:31 layover in LAX 1hr19m Flight DL283, LAX --- NRT 10:50 --- 14:35 layover in NRT 2hr50m Is 1hr19m enough for connecting? Do I have to pass the security check again with my checked baggage (not hand carrying baggage)? Thank you


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do at LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 5. No, you do not have to go through security.


  • Help please
    Aug 20, 2015
    Hi I am flying from Heathrow to Seattle and have a connecting flight from LAX. I understand that I arrive in Tom Brady airport and have to exit and get to terminal 5 for a Delta flight. I only have 1 hr 45 minutes. Will I have time to claim my bag walk over to the other terminal and clear customs, Delta have booked the flight and said there is plenty of time, but I doubt it.


    You will arrive in the International Termina, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk immediately after (follow signs for connecting passengers), then exit the International Terminal and walk to your right, the second building you come to will be Terminal 5, Delta's terminal, you will then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • FIJI AIR to Delta
    Aug 19, 2015
    Hello! I will be arriving on Fiji Air in LAX at 12:25 pm and need to leave on Delta at 3:10 pm. These will be separate bookings. Will that be enough time to clear immigration, claim our bags, get through customs and back to the terminal to check in for the next flight?


    That should be enough time. When you clear customs follow the signs for passengers ending their trip in LA, not connecting passengers, as you will have to take your bags with you to T5 to re-check with Delta.


  • Terminals
    Aug 19, 2015
    I am flying from SFO to LAX on UAL and connecting with an international flight- UAL from LAX to MEL. Have a two hour connection. What terminals does domestic flight arrive and international flight depart?


    You will arrive in Terminal 7 or 8 and depart from Terminal 7. They are connected inside security. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting domestic flight from international flight within 1.5 hours
    Aug 19, 2015
    I will be reaching LAX via SQ at 1325hrs and my domestic fight to Las vegas via Delta is 1500hrs. Could I make it in time to catch my domestic if i am doing with cabin luagagge only. Thanks and regards.


    With Cabin luggage only that should be possible as long as your Singapore flight is on-time and you check in for your Delta flight online before leaving on your Singapore flight.


    Thanks Zap. Guess I have no choice but to rush. Booked the wrong flight. Is it expensive to get a ticket on spot if I miss my domestic flight.


    A one way walkup ticket from LAX to Las Vegas shouldn't cost more than $200. You can get a fully refundable ticket from Southwest for $230. So you could buy that and if you end up not needing it, refund it. They use Terminal 1.


  • Terminal 6 to 7 and VV within security
    Aug 18, 2015
    Hello, is it possible to move from terminal 6 to terminal 7, or vice-versa, at LAX and remain within the security area?


    Yes it is, there is a walkway past security at the base of the terminals.


  • 1h 11 min connection from Terminal 8 to Terminal 7
    Aug 17, 2015
    Hello, I am transferring from UA6286 (from SFO) to UA934 (to LHR) with a 1h 11 min connection which was booked as a through ticket. Is this connection normally safe? Since both are United flights, do I need to go through security and reclaim the checked baggage and check it back into the LHR flight? Thanks


    This should be pretty easy. No, you don't have to do anything with your checked baggage or go through security at LAX. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There us no US Customs when leaving the US.


    Thanks for the quick reply. If there is a delay on UA6286 coming into LAX, would United put me on the flight the next day at no additional cost?


    Yes, they would. They may also send you on a redeye to IAD or EWR and then the morning flight to London from there.


  • US Connection to TBIT
    Aug 24, 2015
    I am arriving into Terminal 4 (American Airlines) and need to connect to Qantas (Int'l terminal). I am getting conflicting info on how to make the connection. Is the connection via bus or do you walk? and do you need to go through security again?


    There is no bus. You will exit Terminal 4 and walk to the International Terminal (which is next door) and then go through security. The only bus would be if you are on an American Eagle flight arriving in the American Eagle satellite terminal, in which case the bus would be from the Satellite to Terminal 4.


    please help me this is my first time to LAX my arrival is 7:15pm to LAX terminal 5 , 3hrs layover I have connecting flight with Philippines airlines to NAIA how can get to my connecting flight and gate ? Should I pick up my checked bags and check in again and do I have to go security ? I'm going to do TSA ..I'm sorry for using others account don't know how to join in forum thank you God bless !!!


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