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I have an international flight Moscow - Los Angeles (LAX) (Aeroflot Russian Airlines) that arrives at 13:15 in Tom Bradley Int'l Terminal and a domestic flight Los Angeles (LAX) - San Francisco (United Airlines) that leaves at 15:30 from Terminal 7. I travel with 4 year boy. So I have only 2 hours and 15 min to go through a passport control, to collect my baggage, to get Terminal 7 and to recheck my baggage. Is it enough time if everything goes smoothly? Could you please advise the shortest and the quickest way to get Terminal 7 from TBIT? If I am late for the domestic flight, what should I attempt? Thanks!
That will be very difficult. I would purchase a later flight to San Francisco. I would want at least 3 hours when flying on two separate reservations.
I have both tickets in the same reservation. May it help? For example, if we are late, can the united airlines provide us tickets for the next nearest flight for free?
If everything is on the same reservation that does help tremendously as it both makes it easier to re-check your bags and does provide you with access to rebooking on a later flight free of charge if you miss your connection. You should be OK.
I arrive on international flight at LAX airport on Dec at 2.10pm and have to take another domestic flight to San Franciso at 4.30pm on same day. Is two and half hours enough for me to clear immigration and board my domestic flight? Tks
What airlines are you flying? Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations?
I'm flying from NYC (either AA from JFK or United from EWR) to LAX and then onto Sydney. Both of these airlines only have a ~1 hr connection time in LAX. Is that enough in general? How about if I'm sitting in the middle/back of Economy? If I check a bag? If I have a carry-on only?
I flew this route using Qantas in April 2016 and had 1hr 35 mins which was plenty of time with no terminal change (and I was sitting all the way in the back). I had checked a bag and while walking through TBIT towards the connecting flight, before going up some ramp, we were separated into 2 lines and the Qantas (and not sure who else) folks went through a much shorter line on the right, after which there were airport staff with our checked luggage out and we had to "claim" it before it could be put onto the connecting flight. Was this a 1-off or is this a normal thing? Thanks!
Yes, if both tickets are on the same reservation that is enough time. Flying the Qantas JFK-LAX flight is always odd. If both flights are on American or both are on united, All you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I'm arriving SFO to LAX with 53 minutes to connect to my flight LAX to FLL. Arrive and leave from Terminal 3 same aorline - Virgin America. Recommendations? Couldnt find more affordable flights with more time in between flights ...
I have an AS flight that arrives at 7:30 in terminal 6 and a United flight that leaves at 8:30 from Terminal 7 or 8. I'm not checking any luggage. Will I be able to make the connection? Do I need to go through security again when I enter a new terminal? I can also take an AA flight from Terminal 4. Is that connection more realistic?
It's possible, Terminal 6 is connected to 7 and 8 inside security. The AA flight isn't any easier assuming the time is the same. This also assumes the AS flight is domestic.