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I am travelling from Syd to LAX with Qantas and arrive in LAX at 6.30am. I then have a flight to Miami at 9.30am. Is 3 hours enough to clear immigrations and pick up my bags and checkin at the American Airlines counter and go through TSA security?
Yes, that is enough time. Note that if both flights are on the same reservation you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk in the International Terminal and don't have to take your bags to the AA check-in counter in T4.
I'm having the same scenario where I fly in from Singapore to LAX at 6.15AM via Singapore Airlines and flying from LAX to SFO at 9.35AM via AA in Terminal 6. First time I'm doing this as I fly directly to SFO in the past.
Do I have to go thru customs at LAX, collect my luggage, run to Departures to check in my luggage in and run to Terminal 6 to board the plane?
I have a flight into LAX on 1/13 that arrives at 8:46. I have a connection at 10:45 to Sydney. Both flights are through United. Is there a tunnel that connects terminal 7 to the International terminal? Or what is the fastest way to connect? Thanks.
No United flights depart from the International Terminal. You will both arrive and depart from Terminal 7/8. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
I am flying into LAX and landing at Terminal 6 at 7:15AM. I have a departure flight at Terminal 3 at 8:3AM with no checked bags. Do I have to go through TSA again? Ive been looking at the maps but can't tell the fastest route since they are on opposite sides of airport. Does crossing through the parking garages work or are you supposed to take tunnels the whole way? DO I HAVE TIME?
You can either cross the parking garages or walk around in front of the International Terminal. There are no tunnels. You have to go through security again in Terminal 3. That is a very difficult connection.
I arrive on a flight from Sydney at 6:30 AM on 1/27. I have a flight to ORD at 9:30 AM on 1/27. I will have checked bags in Sydney. Is that enough time to connect? Both flights are under the same reservation with United.
Yes, that is 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 re-check desk, then walk to Terminal 7, go through security, and to your departure gate.
Thank you!
Arriving at 9:00AM in Terminal 6 departing at 9:40AM in Terminal 4 on DEC 21st...fastest route ?
Definitely take the tunnels. The shuttle means you have to go through security again. You'll have to run.
I have a domestic flight from PHL-->LAX that is scheduled to arrive at 9:34 PM and I have an international flight from LAX-->SYD at 10:45 PM but with the same airline (American). Will I need to change terminals and go through security again? Also, will that be enough time?
You will not have to go through security again. All American gates are connected inside security. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time. You will likely arrive in Terminal 6 and depart from Terminal 4 - they are connected inside security by a tunnel.
My friend and I are meeting at LAX from separate cities. However, her flight was cancelled and she had to catch a later flight. I'm planningon meeting her at her terminal and proceeding to our rental car and other plans. However, my flight arrives in terminal 4 and hers arrives in terminal 1. If I leave 4 and shutttle over to terminal 1 will I pass through security and not have access to any restaurants? There are a few hours between our flights and I would like to know if I need to eat at terminal 4 or if there will be other places when transitioning to the other terminal. Thanks for the help! This is my first time flying into LAX, so I'm a little hazy with how everything works. Hopefully this made some sense!
The only shuttle from T4 to T1 runs on the arrivals level outside security. You won't be allowed through security in Terminal 1.
Flying in from Australia 6.40am on United (Terminal 8) connecting to New Orleans with Spirit Airlines (Separate tickets) departing at 10.03am (Terminal 3) . Enough time?
Actually United flights from Australia arrive in the International Terminal as the Immigration facility in Terminal 6/7/8 isn't open that early in the morning. Yes, you have enough time for that connection.
We are flying from Omaha to lax and then on to Honolulu. Our flights are all with American Airlines but we only have a 52 minute layover. Is this going to be enough time?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
hi i am landing on a Hawaiian flight that lands at 945 pm, I will not be checking any bags. I have a flight on United that departs to Phoenix at 1030 pm, boards at 10 pm. Would this be enough time to make the connecting flight with United ?
Do you have checked bags? Is it two separate reservations?
there are no checked bags.

there are two separate reservations, but I have not reserved it yet
if you think it will not be enough time, i will change the ticket. thank you
It's probably not enough time.