Los Angeles (LAX) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Hi, I will be arriving on a Qantas flight from Melbourne, Australia to LAX at 6:35am, and am due to fly to Raleigh at 8:45am. Will this be enough time to get around the airport and through security??
If both flights are on the same reservation that should be enough time. If it's two separate reservations that will be difficult.
They are booked on the same ticket, its just a connecting flight?
I'm flying to LAX from Sydney and am boarding another flight to Cancun that night from LAX, do I need to get an American travel visa if I'm not planning on leaving the airport?
What is your citizenship?
Australian
Australians do not need a visa to visit or transit the US. You just need to complete ESTA. You will go through US Immigration and Customs in LAX.
I will be flying back from Indonesia on China Air landing @ 9pm. I plan to catch an American flight out of LAX to BNA @ 1am. Is this enough time considering I have to go through customs and then back through security? Not checking bags.
Yes, mbw, that is enough time.
Hello,

I'm planning on flying December 30th from STL to LAX 6:45pm arrival via Southwest, and then going to the Air Tahiti Nui terminal for a flight at 10:50. Is this enough time to reclaim luggage and check in on time?
Yes, that should be plenty of time. The Air Tahiti Nui check-in counter won't even open until 7:30 or 8.
Thanks! How about the return flight from PPT to LAX? My flight arrives in LAX at 9:10am, how much time do you think I should account for when trying to book my flight back to STL via Southwest? Would an 11:40am (January 6th) departure time be pushing it? Thanks again!
Yes, an 11:40 AM flight would be pushing it but also isn't impossible.
Arriving LAX on Quantas/ AA at 6:05am from Sydney. checked bags
I have a Southwest flight leaving at 10:55 am checking bags
Is this enough time?
What is the best way to get between the terminals?
I have Global Entry
Thanks
Yes, that is plenty of time. Personally I would walk but you can also take a shuttle to Terminal 1. As you probably know you have to transfer your bags yourself to Southwest.
any idea on the best way to get between the terminals? Can you walk? i
Yes, as I mentioned, you can walk or take a shuttle - personally I would walk.
Hi
I'm flying virgin America from Newark landing in lax at 7.20pm and fly out air New Zealand to Auckland at 9.55pm

What is the fastest way to get between terminals?
I have priority baggage and check in etc. Does that help?
You arrive in Terminal 3 and depart from the International Terminal - they're right next to each other, just walk. You should have enough time.
Hi i just want to know if my cousins can go out lax airport to meet me, they have 6 hours waiting time, theyre coming from alaska
Yes, they can exit the secure area and meet you. They will have to go back through security before their flight.
Hi! I'm flying in to LAX from Singapore and arrive in Terminal B at 6plus am - is Terminal B TBIT? My connecting flight is at 10plus am on Southwest at T1. After I clear customs at Terminal B, can I re-check bags at same terminal or do I have to go to T1 to check in my bags? Thanks!
Yes, B and the TBIT are the same thing. You will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest.
I am arriving at LAX at 10:00pm on 12/15/16 from Orlando on Delta. My flight to SYD leave at 11:15pm. Is 1:15 enough time to make it through to my flight? Everything is on the same reservation.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
hi my partner and i are flying with Qantas operated by American Airlines AKL - LAX - MEX #3225 and #4467
Arrive LAX 6.20am 12 dec
depart 9.55am 12 dec

is this ok
which terminal will flight #4467 depart from
any tips?

Yes, that should be enough time. You will depart from Terminal 4. Note that American Airlines flight number is 2546.
thank you
Hey there! I'm just wondering if 2 hours and 30 minutes enough connecting time in lax? I'm arriving on delta and leaving on Philippine airlines, I still have to get my bag in lax since they're booked separately
That should be just enough time if your Delta flight is on-time.