Los Angeles (LAX) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Is the connection in LAX doable? Or what could be the best way to meet the connection since this is already ticketed?
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Yes, that should be possible if everything goes smoothly.
I have an hour and 45 mins layover in LA. Wondering whether that's enough time to get to my next gate and whether I'd need to switch terminals? I've never been to
LA lol yikes.
What airlines are you flying? Is it one reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?
flying in from Aukland NZ at 6:35 am, departing at 8:28 am and plan on bringing just a carry on bag. Is this enough time to clear customs? Thank you!
What airlines?
Friends, I need help. I travel on Saturday in a single reservation from Vancouver - Canada with final destination Chile. My first connection in LAX is to terminal 6 at 12:05 and my flight out of TBIT is at 14:05. I carry hand luggage and hold luggage. According to Air Canada from Vancouver, I should no longer pick up suitcases, but I understand that in the USA, all international connections require this process.
As I have only 2 hours I would like to make better use of time so I have some doubts:
-I travel from Canada with ESTA, I must do immigration through the window or machines, I go with a baby and an old man, can I save the line?
- Is it faster to cross the tunnel terminals on foot or take the bus?
- When doing it in tunnel, I must go through TSA again in TBIT

Thank you for your advices
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver, so all you have to do in LAX is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Use the Tunnels and connector building, you won't have to go through security.
Hi there I am looking at buying a flight with American Airlines that is going from Australia to Canada with a 3h41 layover in LAX, is that enough time to make the connection?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Arriving at Terminal 6 and departing TBIT on separate tickets. I know I will have to collect my luggage and go through security between terminals. I have 3 hours between the estimated time of arrival at Terminal 6 and time of departure at TBIT. is 3 hours enough time?

Thanks
Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.
We are arriving at LAX at 8:30pm at terminal 5 and flying out of terminal B at 10:30. How do we get from one to the other? Will we need to go through security again? Will we have enough time? Thanks :)
If both flights are on the same reservation you can just take a tunnel from 5 to 4 and the new connector building to the TBIT. You have enough time..
Awesome! Thank you
Sorry for the repeat question - but one additional fact is that we both have Nexus cards. Will that make a difference?

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We will be arriving at LAX at 10:10 am from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) and need to connect with a 12:20 Air Canada flight to Vancouver Canada. Is this do-able?

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It's doable but isn't a slam dunk by any means.
We will be arriving at LAX at 10:10 am from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) and need to connect with a 12:20 Air Canada flight to Vancouver Canada. Is this do-able?

Thanks
We will be arriving at LAX from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) at 10:10 am and need to connect with an Air Canada flight to Vancouver at 12:20. Is this connection do-able?

Thanks!

Dale & Robyn
I'd recommend a later flight. At least a 3 hour gap