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  • IAH to LAX on United + LAX to NRT on Delta One
    Jul 12, 2016
    I have a little under 2 hours to transfer between Terminals 7 and 5 (will need to check luggage) but have Delta One for the second leg. Wondering if this is enough time. How long does it typically take Delta One passengers to go from check-in to the gate (on average)?


    You have just enough time as long as the United flight is on-time. Your enemy is more the bag check cutoff than the time to get to the gate.


    That is a REALLY good point. I may have to pack just to carry on. Ugh! I'm not sure if the 'Delta One' thing gives you any leeway. Probably not. Thanks!


  • 1 hr 15 min connecting
    Jul 12, 2016
    I arrive in TB terminal and then have connecting flight in terminal 4, but only an hour and fifteen minutes. Will I have to go through security again?


    Booked through American/Quantas


    Assuming your first flight is an international arrival, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go to Terminal 4 and through security. 75 minutes is absolutely not enough time to do all this.


    I'm flying from America to Australia


    Then you have everything reversed. You will arrive in Terminal 4 or 6 and depart from the International Terminal if your flight to Australia is on Qantas or Terminal 4 if it's on American. In that case you have enough time as all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you're still confused, please post exactly where you are flying from and to and on what airlines.


  • 35 Min Connection, enough time?
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hi! I have a Southwest flight arriving at LAX at 12:10pm and then departing on a United flight at 12:45pm. Is that enough time to get from terminal to the next to make my flight? TIA!!


    No, that is completely impossible. You need to change at least one of your flights.


  • Short connection
    Jul 12, 2016
    I arrive at LAX from Orlando at 9:35PM then at 10:30PM I depart from LAX to CBU via PAL. Will I be able to make it?


    Do I still go thru Immig or Customs? My flight from Orlando is via American Airlines. My luggages are checked thru.


    There is no US immigration or customs when leaving the US. If you already have your PAL boarding pass and your bags are checked through you can just use the connector to go from your arrival gate in T6 or T4 to your departure gate in the International Terminal.


    Will I have my boarding passes already? Or do I have to check in at LAX still? Coz I'll depart Orlando via American Airlines. Will I be able to make it in 55mins?


    I don't know if AA will be able to issue your PAL boarding pass. If they can't you can get it at the gate in LAX.


    Okay thank you. But I have enough time, right??


  • Flying into LAX via United and out via Qantas - check bags twice?
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hello, I will be flying into LAX via United and then flying out of LAX via Qantas on my way to Australia. Do I need to get my checked bags at baggage claim from United and then re-check them on Qantas or will they be transported through to my final destination?


    Did you purchase your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations? How much time to do you have between flights? Where is your United flight from?


  • Southwest to another airline
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hi, we are planning to take Southwest airlines from austin to LAX. Unfortunately SW does not fly to Hawaii, so we will be taking another airline from there. What is the recommended time we should book between flights? How long would it take us to get bags from baggage claim at southwest and then go to ticket counter of new airline and check them back in?


    I would want at least 3 hours between flights. Hawaiian is the easiest airline for you to get to from Southwest (next terminal over).


  • Will 1 hr 10 mins be enough time to make my connection
    Jul 12, 2016
    I am flying Seattle to LAX on UA5191 and then on to Melbourne Australia on UA0098 with 1 hr 10 min between flights. Is this enough time to make my connection?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Terminal 7/8. All United gates are connected inside security.


  • 58 mins connection :(
    Jul 12, 2016
    Hi, Just new here. I need to know how it is possible for me to complete my connection within 58 mins at LAX. Arrive: Delta (DL 5742) from Vancouver at 5:05 PM Depart: Delta (DL 637) at 6:03 PM for Singapore. From what I gather, it seems I will arrive at Terminal 5 and clear customs, walk all way to take my luggage from baggage belt and go up to Departure hall, clear customs and recheck my luggage and finally go thru security? TIA for your advice out there :)


    That is incorrect. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver and there is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminals 5 or 6. There is a walkway connecting 5 and 6 inside security if you need to change terminals. You have enough time.


    Wow that is FAST response.... thanks ZAP!


    Sorry i think I may hv to state I am from Singapore. What I meant is, I will be returning back to Singapore from vancouver and is on 58 mins connection in LAX. Will that change the outcome from your comment?


    No, that doesn't change anything, you still go through US Immigration and customs in Vancouver and there is still no US Immigration or customs when leaving the US.


  • Regional term 6 to term 4
    Jul 11, 2016
    Can we make this connection with 45 minutes?


    It's not impossible, but it won't be easy either.


  • Is @ hours 20 mins enough time
    Jul 11, 2016
    I'm arriving on Qantas from Australia and have a 2 hour 20 min stop before my next flight to Can Cun Mexico. Is this enough time to get through customs and onto my next flight?


    What airline are you flying to Cancun? Are both flights on the same reservation?


    Virgin America booked on same ticket


    Yes that should be just enough time. You will arrive in the International terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go outside walk to your left to terminal 3 and go through security.


  • Lax Connection on United Airlines
    Jul 11, 2016
    I have a connection from LAX and I only have an hour but I am traveling with the same airlines. Will that be enough for me, I will not be checking in baggage at LAX.


    1hr is enough time if your flights are on time. Just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate with your carry on.


    That is enough time if your first flight is domestic - where are you flying from and to?


    I'm flying from SFO to NRT (Tokyo).


    Then yes, that is the procedure and you should have enough time.


  • Terminal 2 to Terminal 5
    Jul 10, 2016
    I will be arriving on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu at 6:30am in Terminal 2. My connecting flight to New York departments at 8:40am on Delta in Terminal 5. I only have carry-on luggage with 2 separate reservations. Will I have enough time to make it through security to catch my flight to NYC? Thank you.


    Yes, that should be just enough time. Check in online for your flight to New York before you leave Hawaii.


  • Terminal 4 to terminal 6
    Jul 9, 2016
    Hi, I have 1hr at LAX to catch the connecting flight in terminal 6, how much time it take if I prefer to walk


    1hr is plenty of time you just walk through the tunnel connecting the terminals inside security (You don't have to go through security again). Just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    They are connected inside security by a tunnel. If your bags are checked through or if you don't have checked bags you have enough time.




  • Enough time from United to Singapore Air?
    Jul 9, 2016
    Hi! Thanks for your help! I have a Tues. Singapore Air flight at 3:45pm and my United flight lands at 2:15pm. It looks like I won't be able to get a boarding pass except at the counter according to Singapore Air's website. I have only a carry-on bag and plan to use the tunnel. How long should the check-in process take and will I have enough time? Thank you!!


    Yes, you should have enough time. the counter at the Singapore gate should be able to issue your boarding pass.


  • TBIT To Terminal 5
    Jul 9, 2016
    2 hour 20 minute layover between inbound Air Tahiti Nui flight and outbound Delta flight. Airlines have no agreement, so I must clear customs, retrieve and re-check bags, and arrive at Delta terminal 5. Layover is from 11:10am to 1:30pm on Thursday afternoon in September-is this possible?


    It's barely possible if everything goes smoothly.


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