Los Angeles (LAX) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I'm arriving on British Airways flight terminal B at 13.50 on 23rd Jan and want to catch a connecting Southwestern flight to Los Cabos 1.50 mins later (I understand you have to check into Southwestern in Terminal 1 and then depart terminal 2 which is also presumably terminal B). Is there enough time to collect baggage and do I have to go thru security again? Any advice gratefully received
You have thins a bit confused. First, the second airline is called Southwest, not Southwestern. Secondly, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, take your bags, to Terminal 1, re-check the bags with Southwest, then your departure gate could be in Terminal 1 OR Terminal B. If it's in Terminal 1 you just go through security and to your departure gate. If it's in Terminal B you walk to Terminal B and go through security there and to your departure gate. That's not realistically enough time to do all that.
I am arriving in LAX via Hawaiian Airlines at 5 am. Taking SW to San Jose at 7:15. Do I have enough time and how do I get to SW? Have one carryon.
You have to run or take the shuttle bus from Terminal 5/6 where you arrive to Terminal 1 where you depart. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi we are flying in from Mexico City on a Sunday arriving at 9:05 AM at terminal 2 and then connecting at the next terminal through Southwest for a domestic flight at 10:40 with checked luggage. We have Global Entry & TSA Pre-check to speed up immigration & security process but how do we get our bags checked again for Southwest and is there enough time ?
You have to take your bags to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest. I don't think you have enough time unless your flight from Mexico City arrives early.
I am transiting LAX, flying in from Mexico through to London. I will arrive at terminal 6 and depart from terminal B. I will need to clear immagration and collect/recheck my bag. I have 150 minutes, which seems close. I am a British citizen with an esta, does LAX have seperate lines like Houston?
That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Do they have the seperate lines/computers for esta travellers? My exp in Houston was the immigration part went from 1-2 hours to 30 minutes which im crossing my fingers will be similar.
Yes, they should.
Arriving from TPA on Delta and boarding flight to MNL on Philippine Air with a daughter who needs wheelchair assistance due to heart condition. How do I get wheelchair assistance from Delta to the international terminal with luggage as well
You'll have to ask for it.
Flying from HNL and connecting to DFW with a 45 min layover. Both are American. Doable?
Yes, that should be enough time.
I have a 1 hour 15 minute connection in LAX to go from Terminal 3 to the international terminal. Delta says it is a legal connection. Will I have enough time? Will I need to take a bus?
Delta does run a shuttle bus inside security from T2 and T3 to the International Terminal. Also note that some Delta international departures are from T2. That should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thank you!
How do we go from Terminal 5 Gate 52B AA to Terminal 4 Gate 46B. Is there a walkway or do we have to exit and re-enter and go through security. Thank you.
Yes, there is a walkway. It is a tunnel that connects the terminals near their middle.
In November, I am flying into LAX from San Diego to get connecting flight to Puerto Vallarta. Both legs of trip are booked with AA. Is one hour enough time to make connection? And will my luggage be checked through to PVR?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate (which will likely be in the Eagle remote terminal) to your departure gate. Nothing with your bags.
I’m flying from LAX to Melbourne Qantas but only have 3 hours from domestic America Airlines flight before that. Both are first class/business tickets but brought seperate. Do I have enough time?
Yes, that should be enough time.