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  • Flying into LAX on Delta to catch a connecting Delta flight
    Jan 11, 2016
    My family is flying into LAX on Delta and catching a connecting flight that is also with Delta. Will we arrive and depart in the dame terminal? If not will we need to go through security to get to the other terminal? We have 3 children under the age of 5 so trying to have a good idea of what will need to be prepared for. We have 1 hour and 30 minutes between our flights.


    Where are you coming from and where are you you going to? I can't answer your question without that information.


    IND to LAX connecting to PHX, all Delta flights


    All tickets are on the same reservation


    Both flights will likely be in Terminal 5 (although there is a small chance one could be in Terminal 6). All gates are connected inside security. All you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


  • Hawaii connection
    Jan 11, 2016
    sorry missed time of connection from last post arrive LAX 1530 depart 1700 for Hilo


  • Enough transfer time? what if connection fails
    Jan 12, 2016
    Hi I've been suggested to fly from Heathrow to LAX arriving 1530 and then connecting with an onward flight to Hilo Hawaii both with Delta on the same ticket? Is this a non starter or if feasible which terminals, is the bag checked thru or do I need to collect and clear immigration, customs etc? I believe next delta flight to Hilo is a couple of days later!


    Delta does not fly from LAX to Hilo. The only airline that does is United, so a ticket booked all through Delta would probably include a connection in Honolulu. Delta also does not fly from Heathrow to LAX so that flight would be operated by Virgin Atlantic. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags, and go through security in LAX.


    you're spot on it was united not delta-got confused - thanks for your help, much appreciated


  • Flying Mont > Aust via LAX stopover, will I need to recheck bags?
    Jan 11, 2016
    Hi, I am flying Montreal to LAX (Air Canada) and have a 12 hour stopover and am then flying Qantas to Brisbane, Australia. Will I need to collect bags at LAX and then recheck them?


    If your tickets were purchased on two separate reservations then you will need to claim them in LAX and re-check them with Qantas in the International Terminal. If they are on one reservation then they will be transferred to Qantas.


    Thanks. I booked them on SkyScanner in one transaction so I guess that means they'll be transferred


  • Terminal 8 to Terminal 2
    Jan 10, 2016
    How much time do I need to go from Terminal 8 to Terminal 2 in LAX airport? I have 1 hour and 10 minutes to connect? Walk or airport shuttle? Thanks in advance for your help.!


    I would walk. You have enough time if your bags are checked through to your second flight or if you don't have checked bags. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 2. The walk takes about 15 minutes. The fastest route is to go straight across the parking garages from 7/8 to 2.


  • Connection time
    Jan 10, 2016
    I'm travelling with children from Brisbane to Lax in October on QF15 arriving at 6am. I'm looking at booking a flight to Orlando - there is one on VAmerica at 8:55am or a delta flight at 9:50am. Will this be enough time to clear customs, collect baggage and then get to terminal and check baggage in? Thanks


    Yes, either flight would work.


    Ok great! Thank u!


  • Connecting between Terminal 4 & Terminal B
    Jan 9, 2016
    I am flying with American to LAX and connect with Quantas to Brisbane on one ticket. Will I have to physically leave the building to go to LAX International Departures Will my luggage be checked through?


    Oh, meant to include that I'm coming from Toronto, pre-clearing US customs!


    Your baggage will be automatically transferred but you will have to leave Terminal 4 where you arrive and walk nextdoor to the International Terminal and go through security.


  • Seattle to Melbourne Via LAX
    Jan 9, 2016
    I am flying from Seattle to LAX on Alaska Airline and then from LAX I will be flying Qantas back to Melbourne. Since they are all OneWorld partner I was wondering if it is possible for luggage to be checked all the way through?


    If all tickets are on the same reservation then your bags will be tagged through to MEL.


    Unfortunately the flights are not on the same reservation so I guess I will have to pick up my luggage at LAX?


    Yes, in that case you will.


  • Bradley to T2
    Jan 9, 2016
    I know that when I exit Tom Bradley I need to turn left to get to terminal 2. Are there stairs/escalators to access the higher departure levels at T2.


    Yes, along the T2 and T3 curbfront there are numerous escalators between the arrival and departure levels.


  • International flight to LAX connection flight to NYC
    Jan 9, 2016
    I am flying from Brisbane, AUS to LAX on the 12/1/16 and I arrive at 6:30am. I then have a connecting flight to JFK with Delta airlines at 8:30. Firstly, how do I get to the international terminal to the domestic terminal and will my bags to directed straight to my connecting flight without me having to collect them? Will I have enough to get to the different terminals? Lastly, What if my international flight is delayed?


    You will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then walk to Terminal 5 (two buildings down from the International Terminal), then go through security. You should have enough time. If your flight is delayed you will be rebooked on the next available Delta flight to JFK. Since you are arriving in the morning you have a whole day to be rebooked so you don't have to worry about getting stuck.


  • Transfer time from Bradley to united airlines for Las Vegas flight
    Jan 9, 2016
    Arriving at LAX from London at Sun 7 Feb1855. Agent has booked us on United Airlines 2232 to Las Vegas. We will have bags to check in. On the way back on Sun 14 Feb we have been booked on American Airlines at 1630 to arrive at 1742. Our flight to New Zealand leaves at 2145. We will have same bags. Have we enough time to catch each flight?


    Both connection times sound sufficient if everything is on the same reservation.


  • Changing Between Terminals
    Jan 9, 2016
    I am flying into LAX arriving at Tom Bradley at 2050 and then onto Miami at 0035 (almost 4 hours later) from LAX Terminal 4. Do I need to go through security and if so, would I have time to meet a friend briefly at Terminal 4?


    Yes. you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk. At that point you will be outside security and can meet your friend.


  • Terminal 1 to termianl 5
    Jan 8, 2016
    Do you think I will have time to get from terminal 1 to terminal 5. My flight arrives at 6:30 and and the connection leaves at 7:25 on Tuesday morning.


    Will you have checked bags? If so I don't think that's enough time. What airlines are you flying?


    No checked bags. Only carry ons. Southwest and Delta


    Then if the flight is on-time, you are already checked in for your Delta flight, and you run, you might be able to make it.


  • stopover
    Jan 8, 2016
    Hi, My son and three friends are looking at flights and the return part of the journey may be DFW-LAX-LHR there is a stopover of 1.56 at LAX, none of them are particularly seasoned travellers (never done a major international) would the 1.56 be enough time to do transfers between terminals and clear security. All stages are with American Airlines or their partners. Many thanks.


    Yes, 1 hr 56 minutes would be enough time. If they are flying in on AA and out on BA they just have to go from T4 next door to the International Terminal and through security.


  • Connection to Toronto, CANADA
    Jan 8, 2016
    I am arriving LAX on Qantas at 6:35 am on a Saturday and want to book on a separate reservation to Toronto to arrive in Toronto as early as possible. How soon could I expect to book a flight having to go through immigration, collect baggage and find the right terminal.


    I mean much time do I need to allow for clearing immigration, collect baggage, go through security in order to book the earliest flight possible to Toronto. I believe there is an American flight that leaves at 8:15 am - would I have enough time to make that flight.


    The 8:15 flight wouldn't be possible. I wouldn't book anything before 9 AM, preferably 9:30.


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