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  • Sydney to Vancouver Cda-via Lax TBIT-T5, Jun17
    Jun 6, 2016
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    Do I have to go thru customs if my luggage is checked thru to Van. Can I walk from TBIT to T5. Is 1 hr.30 min. enough time? Delta airlines. Canadian passport.

     

    You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, walk to T5 and go through security. That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Never Flown internationally before
    Jun 5, 2016
    1
    Gday everyone, Never flown internationally before, looking for advice. Looking @ Flying United the whole way, MEL-LAX 4.5 Hour layover @ LAX) then LAX-MEX (8 hour layover) then MEX-Final point. My question was, what can I expect with Border Force/Immigration & Customs? Also, whats the best thing to do during a layover? Also I welcome any tips for long haul air travel!

     

    You will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go to Terminal 7 and go through security. You won't have a whole lot of time to kill during your connection in LAX. Various line waiting and walking will take up about 2 hours and your flight to MEX will start boarding about 45 minutes before it's slated to depart, so you really only have about an hour to kill.

     

  • time to clear customs
    Jun 5, 2016
    1
    I am arriving LAX at 9 am on a Saturday morning from Tahiti. I need to book a flight from there to Boston, MA Will I be ok to clear customs and then check in for a different flight on Jet Blue that is at 11:45 am? Thank you!

     

    That would be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • is 1 hour layover enough
    Jun 5, 2016
    3
    i'm flying into LAX from LAS on Delta with a 1 hour layover, is that enough time to make my connecting flight?

     

    Where are you flying to out of LAX and on what airline?

     

    flying into LAX from LAS, and then on to Orlando on Delta.

     

    Then yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Transiting Australia to NYC
    Jun 4, 2016
    2
    We arrive at 6.00am LAX on Qantas and ar e intending to take 8.30 am flight on Jetblue to NYC. Will 2 hr 30 mins be enought time to clear customs and re-check in for dometic flight?

     

    Yes That Should Be Enough Time.

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • aeromexico - air nz connection
    Jun 4, 2016
    1
    hi there - we arrive LAX 7.30pm aeromexico and need to connect to midnight airnz flight - is this enough time please?

     

    That should be enough time.

     

  • CLT-LAX-SEA
    Jun 4, 2016
    2
    Will a 50min Layover work in LAX? I'm staying on the same airline and don't have to change terminals. It's not till August but the 2 flights I will be taking say for today that the gates are not to far away.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.

     

    Thanks That Should Work. I'll keep an eye on the flight to see if it's early or not between now and then.

     

  • 2 international flights T2 & T4
    Jun 4, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am flying in from Toronto on a United flight landing @ T2 & will need to get to T4 for a flight to Sydney Australia 4 hours later. Will this be enough time & what is the best way or how long will it take to walk with my bags from T2 to T4. Any suggestions really appreciated. Thank you in advance

     

    Your flight from Toronto is on Air Canada. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You have plenty of time.

     

  • 2 hr layover-Terminal 6 to TBIT
    Jun 3, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm arriving from Portland at 12:00 pm at LAX. I have a two hour layover before I leave to Lima at 2:00 pm. Is this enough time to get my bags checked and go through customs or should I only take a carry on?

     

    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You just have to claim your bags in T6, take them to the TBIT, re-check them and go through security. You have just enough time. If you don't check a bag then you can go to the TBIT through walkways inside security and will have plenty of time.

     

  • LAX to Vancouver
    Jun 2, 2016
    3
    Flying into LAX from MEM terminal 5. Connecting flight to Vancouver terminal 1. I know I have to go back through security but am I going to have to claim my bag and recheck it? I have almost a 4 hour layover. Is this enough time to get all of this done?

     

    There are no flights from LAX to Vancouver that depart from Terminal 1. What airline are you flying to Vancouver?

     

    West Jet. Maybe it's terminal 2.

     

    Yes, Westjet uses Terminal 2. If everything is on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags at LAX - just go to T2 and through security.

     

  • TBIT to T7
    Jun 2, 2016
    1
    How does one get from TBIT after clearing customs from a United flight from Australia to T7 to catch a connecting United flight? How long does this take? Do I have to go through security again? I have 3 hours.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again in T7. You should have enough time.

     

  • Security Screening and Customs Wait Times
    Jun 1, 2016
    0
    Give yourself ample time when going to or from an international flight. Two weeks ago the international flight out of Chicago took 2 hrs. to get through the lines. On May 31, when landing at LAX from an international flight, custom lines were a nightmare with little organization. It took over 2 hrs. to get through it. Even after finally getting your bags, it took over a half an hour to just get out, waiting in long lines snaking back and forth at baggage claim. So if you are doing any connections to or from a connecting flight involving international travel give yourself a lot of time to do the connection.

     

  • Transfer from terminals
    Jun 2, 2016
    3
    I am flying into LAX and meeting my two grandkids, one will be arriving in terminal 3, and the other in terminal 1, can I go from terminal to terminal without leaving security, if so, how long does it take to get from one to the other? Also, when they leave, we have the same thing...so can we go thru security in terminal 3, then transfer to terminal 1, without a problem

     

    No, Terminals 1 and 3 are not connected inside security.

     

    so are there any terminals connected inside security?

     

    Yes, The International Terminal and Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are all connected inside security.

     

  • Getting Terminal 4 Gate 42B to Terminal 6 Gate 63
    Jun 2, 2016
    1
    Young adult coming back from Hawaii will need to make connection to Charlotte. I am not with her but am asking for help as to best way to get between these terminal while staying inside security. I hear there is a tunnel? Does anyone know the gate numbers they are located by..so is there another type shuttle?

     

    Yes, there is a tunnel.

     

  • From T3 to TBIT
    Jun 2, 2016
    1
    Hello. I have last one question here. Is it far walk from T3 to TBIT? I made one reservation from Las Vegas to NRT (transferring LAX). Do I need to get out the building to walk to TBIT? I understand T4 is now connected to TBIT, but T3. Can I go to T4 from T3 to use this connection? How far from T3 to TBIT? Thank you so much for your time!!!

     

    Yes, you need to leave T3 to walk to the TBIT. They are right next to each other - it is a short walk.

     

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