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  • Connecting flight
    Jun 10, 2015
    2
    Hi! I'll be arriving at TBIT from HK at 1115AM. I need to catch a flight to Seattle and am looking at getting the 255PM flight. Will that be enough time to clear immigrations and customs and check in for the flight? Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    Thanks, Zap! I just don't want to be biting my nails though out the flight wondering it will be delayed in landing ;)

     

  • Connection Question
    Jun 10, 2015
    1
    Hi. I arrive at terminal 4 at 7:05 (late arrival) and have a connection at 8:06 in terminal 2. Any chance I'll make it?

     

    It's possible but you'll have to run. it'll be pretty much impossible if you have checked luggage and are on two separate tickets though.

     

  • terminal 3 to terminal 4
    Jun 8, 2015
    3
    I am arriving on Delta D420 into terminal 4 at 7pm, have to collect luggage, Then leaving Virgin from terminal 3 at 10.20. is that enough time to collect bags, get through customs and check in

     

    Delta 420 is a domestic flight from what I can tell. You won't have to go through customs on a domestic flight. Even if it is an international flight, yes that should be enough time for your transfer.

     

    thank you very much ! Yes the Delta flight is domestic. then I go to terminal 3 to fly to Sydney. Can you tell me how long it takes to get from terminal 4 to terminal 3 ? thank you again !

     

    It is a 5-10 minute walk. Note that the Virgin Australia check-in counters are in Terminal 3 but you will have to go to the International Terminal to board your flight.

     

  • Connection from domestic (United) to International (Singapore Airlines
    Jun 7, 2015
    1
    Hi there, we'll be landing at LAX at 11am (domestic flight from SFO on United Airlines) and will have to catch our international flight on Singapore Airlines at 2.30pm (check in at 12.30pm). Is that enough time to get our luggages and make it to check in? We're a family with 3 kids. Do we have to go though immigration again after landing at LAX and before boarding my international flight which may cause us some delay? Thanks!

     

    You do not go through US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do is collect your baggage from Terminal 7 and take it to the International Terminal to re-check and then go through security. You should have enough time.

     

  • Connection from United to QANTAS
    Jun 7, 2015
    3
    I'm arriving via United around 19:00 into terminal 7 or 8 and I have a QANTAS flight scheduled at 20:35 in the International terminal. Will there be enough time to make the flight? I'll only have a carry-on and personal item with me (I'm assuming my checked bags will transfer).

     

    If you purchased two separate tickets your checked bags will NOT be transferred. You barely have enough time as it is only with carry-ons.

     

    I don't think the tickets were purchased separately - I ordered them through an online service (StudentUniverse) and the United flight appears in my QANTAS itinerary and vice versa. I believe there's a partnership between the two, and I think my bags would be automatically transferred. But considering it would be fairly late in the evening, would it be alright? I'm used to the likes of DIA but I've never been to LAX.

     

    There is no "partnership" between United and Qantas but they do have an interline agreement and you are correct, if they were bought on the same reservation your bags will be checked through and transferred for you. You can make your connection then, you will just have to hope your United flight is on-time and move as quickly as you can from T7 to the International Terminal (I recommend running along the lower level of the terminal roadway - you will go to your left as you exit T7).

     

  • CONNECTING FLIGHT TO DALLAS VIA SOUTHWEST
    Jun 6, 2015
    1
    MY ASIANA FIGHT WILL ARRIVE 1520 HRS AT TERMINAL B AND MY CONNECTING FLIGHT TO DALLAS VIA SOUTHWEST IS AT 1855 HRS TERMINAL 1. WILL HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO CHECKIN?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. To get a better boarding position you should check in online for your southwest flight before you leave Korea. You will have to transfer your bags yourself from the International Terminal to Terminal 1, but you should have enough time as long as the Asiana flight is within an hour of schedule.

     

  • connection
    Jun 4, 2015
    1
    Arriving Qantas LAX 2.05PM Departing Qantas for LAS 4.35pm Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Please note that your flight to LAS will be operated by American Airlines. You will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, follow the signs for connecting passengers, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then exit the terminal and walk to your right (with the flow of traffic). The next building you come to will be Terminal 4. You will go inside and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Is there a shuttle?
    Jun 3, 2015
    2
    I have just under two hours to get from terminal 7 to the international terminal. Is there a shuttle between them or do I have to walk? Thank you.

     

    There is a shuttle that runs along the lower level outside security. It is very slow since it stops at every terminal and gets stuck in traffic, so you will have to stop at 1, 2, and 3 before you get to the International Terminal. The walk only takes 10-15 minutes and is usually faster.

     

    Thank you -- both for the quick response and for having this site.

     

  • Transfer time
    Jun 3, 2015
    3
    Hi, I´m arriving from Mexico at terminal 8 at 20:50pm and connecting to Las Vegas from Terminal 7 at 22:09. I assume you go through customs at terminal 8 and then through security before terminal 7. Do I have enough time to make the connection? (1hr19min). All flights are through United. Thanks a lot!

     

    Your flight from Mexico will arrive in Terminal 7 as the gates in Terminal 8 aren't connected to Immigration. After you arrive you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go up to the departure level, and to your departure gate, which could be in Terminal 7 or 8 (they share a single security checkpoint).

     

    Think 1hr19min is enough to transfer to las Vegas flight from Mexico arrival as described in my post? Thanks so much. Btw, I only have a carry-on bag

     

    With only carry on I think you should be fine as long as your flight from Mexico is on-time.

     

  • Domestic FLT into LAX-International FLT out
    Jun 2, 2015
    1
    I'm arriving LAX 13 Jun 15 at 925A Terminal 7 United Airlines, my connection is at Tom Bradley INT TERM to depart 13 Jun 15 at 1245P FLT: 5 Nippon Airways. Can I make this connection and will I have to go thru security again?

     

    Yes, you have plenty of time for your connection. Yes, you will have to go through security again in the international terminal.

     

  • International to domestic
    Jun 2, 2015
    1
    i am on air new zealand 4 arriving at 8:00am and i booked separately aa1249 departing at 10:45am. Is this enough time? I have a usa passport. Thanks!

     

    That should be barely enough time, but I think you can make it. Check in online for your AA flight before you leave New Zealand.

     

  • Terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Jun 2, 2015
    4
    I am coming in through Southwest at 11:40 am and have a connecting flight through Allegiant Air in Terminal 3 at 1:55 pm. Do I have enough time to move from terminal 1 to terminal 3? and do I have to go through TSA again or is there a direct pathway between the two terminals? Thanks

     

    through LAX airport by the way

     

    Yes, she will have to exit Terminal 1, walk along the roadway sidewalk, to T3, and then go through security. If she has checked bags she will have to transfer them herself between terminals.

     

    Thanks. 2 hours should be enough to transfer between terminals right?

     

    Assuming her Southwest flight is on-time, yes, it should be enough time.

     

  • Do I switch terminals?
    May 31, 2015
    1
    My daughter is flying into and out of LAX on Delta. Both are domestic flights. Will she have to change terminals? She'll be 17, but has never flown before. Will someone be able to help her?

     

    Delta uses gates in Terminal 5 and a few gates in Terminal 6. However, there is a tunnel that connects Terminal 5 with Terminal 6 inside security. Yes, agents greet every flight to assist travelers.

     

  • is 2hours and 5 mins enough??
    May 31, 2015
    1
    Hey, I'm catching a flight from Bogota,Colombia to Sydney,Australia. My arrival flight with Avianca will arrive in Terminal 2 and my Departure with United Airlines will be in Terminal 7. Do you think 2 hours and 5 mins is enough time? Appreciate the HELP!!!!

     

    If you purchased your tickets together and run I think you can make it.

     

  • Which flight?
    May 31, 2015
    1
    Hi. I am flying wih Fiji airways to LAX, landing LAX at 1:35pm. I need to book a further flight to NYC. Does 4:05pm give me enough time to clear immigration and recheck baggage? Otherwise there is a flight at 9:55pm - would that be better? Many thanks

     

    4:05 PM would be about the earliest I would recommend.

     





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