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  • How long does my connection time have to be?
    Aug 23, 2015
    I arrive at LAX at 21:39 from pheonix and have a connecting flight out to Sydney from LAX at 23:35. Is that enough time to make my connecting international flight?


    What airlines are you flying and were your tickets purchased together or separately?


  • Can I walk from international termine to terminal 7 or 8?
    Aug 23, 2015
    Hello, I am coming from China and need to take a connecting United airline to Chicago which I believe will be either terminal 7 or 8. Will I be able to walk instead of taking the shuttle? Thank you!


    Yes, it is possible to walk and in fact I recommend it.


  • 1hr19min connecting domestic to international flght is possible or not
    Aug 22, 2015
    Please help. I will fly from Orlando to Bangkok via Delta Airline. My flight schedule at LAX is as follows: Flight DL185, MCO --- LAX 7:05 --- 9:31 layover in LAX 1hr19m Flight DL283, LAX --- NRT 10:50 --- 14:35 layover in NRT 2hr50m Is 1hr19m enough for connecting? Do I have to pass the security check again with my checked baggage (not hand carrying baggage)? Thank you


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do at LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 5. No, you do not have to go through security.


  • Help please
    Aug 20, 2015
    Hi I am flying from Heathrow to Seattle and have a connecting flight from LAX. I understand that I arrive in Tom Brady airport and have to exit and get to terminal 5 for a Delta flight. I only have 1 hr 45 minutes. Will I have time to claim my bag walk over to the other terminal and clear customs, Delta have booked the flight and said there is plenty of time, but I doubt it.


    You will arrive in the International Termina, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk immediately after (follow signs for connecting passengers), then exit the International Terminal and walk to your right, the second building you come to will be Terminal 5, Delta's terminal, you will then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • FIJI AIR to Delta
    Aug 19, 2015
    Hello! I will be arriving on Fiji Air in LAX at 12:25 pm and need to leave on Delta at 3:10 pm. These will be separate bookings. Will that be enough time to clear immigration, claim our bags, get through customs and back to the terminal to check in for the next flight?


    That should be enough time. When you clear customs follow the signs for passengers ending their trip in LA, not connecting passengers, as you will have to take your bags with you to T5 to re-check with Delta.


  • Terminals
    Aug 19, 2015
    I am flying from SFO to LAX on UAL and connecting with an international flight- UAL from LAX to MEL. Have a two hour connection. What terminals does domestic flight arrive and international flight depart?


    You will arrive in Terminal 7 or 8 and depart from Terminal 7. They are connected inside security. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting domestic flight from international flight within 1.5 hours
    Aug 19, 2015
    I will be reaching LAX via SQ at 1325hrs and my domestic fight to Las vegas via Delta is 1500hrs. Could I make it in time to catch my domestic if i am doing with cabin luagagge only. Thanks and regards.


    With Cabin luggage only that should be possible as long as your Singapore flight is on-time and you check in for your Delta flight online before leaving on your Singapore flight.


    Thanks Zap. Guess I have no choice but to rush. Booked the wrong flight. Is it expensive to get a ticket on spot if I miss my domestic flight.


    A one way walkup ticket from LAX to Las Vegas shouldn't cost more than $200. You can get a fully refundable ticket from Southwest for $230. So you could buy that and if you end up not needing it, refund it. They use Terminal 1.


  • Terminal 6 to 7 and VV within security
    Aug 18, 2015
    Hello, is it possible to move from terminal 6 to terminal 7, or vice-versa, at LAX and remain within the security area?


    Yes it is, there is a walkway past security at the base of the terminals.


  • 1h 11 min connection from Terminal 8 to Terminal 7
    Aug 17, 2015
    Hello, I am transferring from UA6286 (from SFO) to UA934 (to LHR) with a 1h 11 min connection which was booked as a through ticket. Is this connection normally safe? Since both are United flights, do I need to go through security and reclaim the checked baggage and check it back into the LHR flight? Thanks


    This should be pretty easy. No, you don't have to do anything with your checked baggage or go through security at LAX. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There us no US Customs when leaving the US.


    Thanks for the quick reply. If there is a delay on UA6286 coming into LAX, would United put me on the flight the next day at no additional cost?


    Yes, they would. They may also send you on a redeye to IAD or EWR and then the morning flight to London from there.


  • US Connection to TBIT
    Aug 24, 2015
    I am arriving into Terminal 4 (American Airlines) and need to connect to Qantas (Int'l terminal). I am getting conflicting info on how to make the connection. Is the connection via bus or do you walk? and do you need to go through security again?


    There is no bus. You will exit Terminal 4 and walk to the International Terminal (which is next door) and then go through security. The only bus would be if you are on an American Eagle flight arriving in the American Eagle satellite terminal, in which case the bus would be from the Satellite to Terminal 4.


    please help me this is my first time to LAX my arrival is 7:15pm to LAX terminal 5 , 3hrs layover I have connecting flight with Philippines airlines to NAIA how can get to my connecting flight and gate ? Should I pick up my checked bags and check in again and do I have to go security ? I'm going to do TSA ..I'm sorry for using others account don't know how to join in forum thank you God bless !!!


  • 1.20hrs Domestic transfer with United
    Aug 17, 2015
    I'm considering buy tickets that would give me a 1 hour 20 mins transfer at LAX. Both flights are with United, flying in from Vegas and onto Kauai. Is this feasible? Thanks!


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Both in Terminal 7/8.


    Thanks for the quick response, much appreciated :)


  • AA Transfer time
    Aug 17, 2015
    I have a very short (52 minute) layover. Coming in at 9:18pm in Terminal 4, and leaving at 10:10pm in Terminal 6. I know I'm cutting it close, but how long will it take to walk from Terminal 4 to 6? Will I have to go through security again?


    You can now walk from Terminal 4 to Terminal 6 inside security through pedestrian tunnels. It is possible as long as your first flight is on-time.


  • Arriving AA. need to connect to Southwest
    Aug 16, 2015
    Is an hour enough time to make this connection? Carryon only and TSA precheck.


    If the first flight is on-time and you run and you already have your Southwest boarding pass, you can make it.


  • Transfer time
    Aug 18, 2015
    Arriving on SW T1 at 10:20am leaving on Air Can T2 at 1:05pm is this enough time to get our checked bags from baggage claim and back through security to our flight?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


    My question is if i will be able to make my flight from Leon,Mexico to LAX going through customs and catch my plane to Sacramento in a 2 hour and 50 min layover. My airline are both Delta. I am planning to bring one checked bag. Arriving at LAX AT 9:55am departing 12:45pm to Sacramento


  • Conexion TBIT to terminal 5
    Aug 15, 2015
    Hi! I will arrive at TBIT at 17.05 and I have another flight to San francisco (terminal 5) at 20.00. I need to pass inmigrant control, take my bagges and re-reck them. I have enough time? Thank you!


    That should be enough time.


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