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  • Terminal 7 to 2
    Mar 28, 2013
    2
    Hi I have 1 hour 20 minutes to get from terminal 7 to 2 ua flight and air Canada flight at terminal 2. I'm new to lax and I need help

     

    At LAX, on arrival at T7, go down to the ground level, exit and take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Your next stops will be T8, around the bend to T1 & T2 - 3 stops or about 8 mins. At T2, go up to the departure level, go through security check and proceed to your gate area. T2 has gates 21-28.

     

    Thank you so much

     

  • TBIT to Terminal 4
    Mar 28, 2013
    2
    I will be arriving from London on BA at 3pm. I know I will have to go through immigrationa and customs. Our flight to Honolulu leaves at 6pm. Will that be enough time? Is there any fasttrack lanes? We are travelling on with American Airlines on a seperate ticket but as the are alliance airlines wil that mean I can check luggage through from London please? Any tips welcome.

     

    That should be enough time - you would have to ask BA if they can check your bags through - perhaps you could call them to ask. Terminal 4 is right next to the TBIT so you won't have far to walk.

     

    Thanks for that - I'll ask BA.

     

  • Non-US Citizen Passport Control
    Mar 27, 2013
    0
    I am arriving at TB on an Emirates flight with my non-US citizen wife. This is her first time to US. How much time should I allow for passport control and US Customs? 30 -40 minutes for US citizen but that does not seem like enough time for her. Is 2 hours between arrival at TB and departure from T1 enough time?

     

  • LAX connection to Panama City (PTY)
    Mar 27, 2013
    1
    Hello, I arrive at terminal 5, (7:30am) flying on Virgin Australia/Delta & need to connect with my flight at terminal 6 (11:30am) flying Copa Air to Panama. I will need to go through security, pick up bags & re-check in. Will 4 hours be enough time for this?

     

    You have plenty of time. NOTE: If your first airline does not transfer bags to your second airline, you will need to take your bags, after customs clearance, to Terminal 6, checking them in with Copa. Terminals 5 & 6 are connected by tunnel - at the baggage claim level, take the escalator down to the tunnel and at T6 go up the escalator, proceed to the departures level and go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate.

     

  • Terminal 2 Connection-- Intl to Domestic
    Mar 27, 2013
    2
    HELP!!! I am arrive into LAX's terminal 2 on a Tuesday in August at 4:30PM from Mexico City on Aeromexico. I have a connecting flight out of the same terminal, LAX's terminal 2, to Honolulu on Hawaiian 1.5 hours later at 6:00PM. Is 1.5 hours enough to get through immigration, customs, and TSA???

     

    I also should note I do not have any check-in luggage, only carry ons.

     

    You have sufficient time for the transfer. Terminal 2 has gates 21-28.

     

  • Tight international connection
    Mar 21, 2013
    1
    I fly from London June 20 arriving LAX terminal 2 at 7:45 p.m. I depart 90 minutes later on Alaska air to Portland from Terminal 6. I do not check luggage - carry on only. Do I have enough time to make my Portland flight? What's the quickest way to go from Term 6 to Term 2? Will I have to go through security again?

     

    That will be a really tough connection. You will have to clear immigration, then walk quite a long way to Terminal 6, then go through security again during the peak travel season.

     

  • Terminal to terminal
    Mar 19, 2013
    1
    Is I/2 hr enuf time to get from united express to united tohonolulu

     

    You won't have to exit security, so assuming your first flight is on time it is doable. However, there's little margin for error. I hope you are on an early flight so if you miss your connection you can be rebooked on a later flight (UA has several LAX-HNL).

     

  • Terminal 3 arrive and depart
    Mar 18, 2013
    1
    I am arriving at Terminal 3 on V America (from BOS) and departing also on Terminal 3 on Virgin Australia (to BNE) and have 2 hours layover. Since these are on the same terminal, can I assume that I do not have to go through security again (or the departure and arrival areas segregated in such a way that you have to effectively exit and back again)?

     

    Correct, for domestic connections you won't have to go through security again.

     

  • changing from terminal 4 to terminal 6
    Mar 18, 2013
    1
    How difficult is it to go from T4 to T6? I have difficulty walking, how do I get assistance since I understand I have to go through security again.

     

    Call the operator of your first flight and arrange for wheelchair service if you need it.

     

  • Changing from terminal 4 to Tom Bradley
    Mar 17, 2013
    1
    I will be going from terminal 4 to International next week. Do I have to exit the terminal and go through security again once at International terminal? Typically, how long does it take including walking there (I have 1 hour 15 min connection time).

     

    Yes, you will have to exit the terminal and go back through security. If your first airline will not transfer your bag to your second airline I don't think you'll have enough time. Even as it is, it is a very tight connection.

     

  • needing lots help
    Mar 16, 2013
    2
    If arriving at LAX on united from Sydney and changing flights to fly on to New york do I need to go through the Security area after going through customs I fly into terminal 6 and fly out of 7 and is there a quick way off getting to terminal 7 Also if I miss my onward flight due to heldups ect does United have to put me on another flight Thanks for any ones help

     

    On Arrival at LAX, you go through passport control, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance and then re-check-in your bags (35-50 mins); thereafter, proceed via escalator down to the tunnel connecting T6 with T7; take escalator a T7 back up and take elevator to departure level, there you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate. Check with United as to their policy.

     

    Thank you for all your help

     

  • Arriving T5 leaving T2
    Mar 15, 2013
    1
    Is 2 hours enough time to clear customs and get from T5 to T2? Arrive Delta and leave Air China.

     

    You only clear customs if you are an international arrival. If Delta will transfer your bags to Air China, all you need to do is exit T5 and take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. After T5, it stops at T6, T7, T8, around the bend to T1 & T2 - five stops or 12 mins. At T2 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate. If Delta does not transfer bags to Air China, you need to take your bags along and check them in at T2 with Air China. Your two hours should suffice in any case.

     

  • united
    Mar 14, 2013
    3
    I am flying in on United Express and have a 49 min layover to fly to DC on United. Will that be enough time? Will I have to change terminals.

     

    That's enough time but you'll have to hurry. It depends on what type of United Express flight you are on and whether your flight out is on United or United Express whether you will have to change concourses or not (Dulles only has one terminal). However, changing concourses at IAD is not difficult.

     

    Note that United Express uses Terminals (gates 70-77) & Terminal 8 (gates 80-88), while United uses Terminal 6 (gates 60-67). Look at your boarding pass and on arrival at overhead screens to find your flight & gate numbers. If you need to change terminals, T6 & T7 are connected by underground tunnel, while T8 has a short walking path between T7 & T8. In each case you would have to go through security check again and really hurry.

     

    Note that United Express uses Terminals 7(gates 70-77) & Terminal 8 (gates 80-88), while United uses Terminal 6 (gates 60-67). Look at your boarding pass and on arrival at overhead screens to find your flight & gate numbers. If you need to change terminals, T6 & T7 are connected by underground tunnel, while T8 has a short walking path between T7 & T8. In each case you would have to go through security check again and really hurry.

     

  • 12 hr stop over
    Mar 12, 2013
    2
    I have a 12hr stop over in LA and then connecting on a flight to London. Will I be able to re-check my bags for the connecting flight as soon as I get to LAX (12 hrs before the flight)?

     

    You should be able to (unless perhaps someone from that airline has to be there and nobody is yet because their only flights are late in the day). If you're on American or United it should be fine, with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic it might be an issue. So, it depends what airline you're on and how much before their first flight you're coming in.

     

    Thanks! We're getting to LA on American and connecting to a BA flight so we will see.

     

  • American Domestic to Qantas -Australia
    Mar 11, 2013
    1
    Arriving on a domestice flight from MCO to LAX and then connecting on Qantas to Australia. I'm seeing that American and Qantas are in the same terminal so will I have to go through screening again or am I set unless I venture into another terminal?

     

    Yes, if both of your flights are in the same terminal then you don't need to go through security again on your way there.

     





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