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  • enough time?
    Dec 11, 2016
    Coming in on Jet Blue from STT with checked baggage on a FRI land at 456 depart on Southwest at 615 for IND. Am I crazy for trying this? Can I make it? At Indy SW has curbside check in so check in takes about 10 minutes. Will I have to wait at the ticketing counter to check in my bags? Should I try to get an earlier flight to SJU? On the way down it would have been totally doable at 6am, not so sure about 4pm. thanks


    With checked bags, I really don't think that there's anyway that this is possible. SJU is sort of a zoo, even on good days. Yes, you will have to claim your bags and then go to the Southwest ticket counter to re-check them then go through security.


  • Terminal A to Terminal C inside security
    Dec 8, 2016
    Hello folks We will be arriving in SJU from Newyork at 3.30am .We would like to use the lounge in terminal C until 7.00am before taking the rental car and heading out. Is there an inside security connection from terminal A to terminal C? Thanks


    The "Terminals" at SJU aren't really terminals, they're concourses, and yes, they are connected inside security.


  • Concourse B to Concourse A
    Dec 8, 2016
    Arriving Concourse B. Departing Concourse A. Carry-on only. Do we need to go through security again?


    No, you do not, there is a walkway connecting the concourses inside security.


  • Short Connection time
    Dec 7, 2016
    We have booked flights for the 5 of us to St Thomas on 12/26. We arrive by AA from Philadelphia @ 2:45pm in Terminal B. With no checked bags is it possible to make a connection on Seaborne @ 3:20pm? I am assuming that we will have no security to go through.


    Yes, that is just enough time if the flight from Philadelphia is on-time.


    Yes. It is compact terminal. Been through there many times.


  • Short layover
    Nov 6, 2016
    Thank you for all of your comments. AA lands at 249 and JetBlue departs 358. Is that enough time with only carry on luggage if on time?


    With only carry-ons that is enough time if you are already checked in online for your JetBlue flight.


  • Minimum connecting time
    Oct 6, 2016
    I arrive with Norwegian from Stockholm to SJU and are going to book a flight to STX. Can you tell me what minimum connecting time it is? As it´s an international flight I arrive with I guess it will take a little longer for me , I do have carry on bag. How much time do you recommend? Thanks!


    On two separate reservations with an International arrival, I'd want 3 hours between flights.


  • Connection between Spirit and InterCaribbean Airways
    Oct 4, 2016
    Making a connection In SJU between Spirit and InterCaribbean Airways, we only have carry on bags, what is the minimum connecting time. What terminal is each of the airlines in


    Every gate in San Juan is connected inside security. I would want at least an hour between flights, but more would be better.


  • Can I make a 45 min connection to St Maarten?
    Sep 30, 2016
    Arriving Southwest Airlines on Oct 30. Is it possible to make a 45 minute connection for travel to St Maarten? I'm booking flight to St Maarten and need to know how much time to leave between flights.


    With checked bags that would be impossible. Without checked bags that's barely possible if everything goes perfectly.


  • EIS to SJU, land at 2:15pm, depart 4pm enough time? details below
    Sep 16, 2016
    Hi, Cape Air departs 1:30pm due to land at 2:15pm on a Sunday, Jan 29. 6 of us travelling, all carry ons and Nexus. Flying out at 4pm on Westjet to Toronto. Do we have enough time? Are we able to use the TSA precheck line with our Nexus Cards? thanks!


    You can't use NEXUS card to enter the US from the British Virgin Islands. You need to use your regular Canadian passport. You will have access to PreCheck at SJU if you enter your KTN into your Westjet Reservation. You should have enough time.


  • 2 hour SJU connection delta to liat ( bags not checked through)
    Sep 9, 2016
    I fly into SJU from on a delta flight scheduled to land at 12:00 noon , then I fly out on Liat scheduled to leave at 14:00. I dont think i will need to go through customs, but as bags are not checked through between these airlines, , I am concerned about picking up checked bagage from delta, from delta arrivals/ baggage claim to liat departures, checking in and re-clearing security in time for the liat 2pm flight. Anyone with experience about the distance between delta arrivals and liat departures? is this transfer feasible with checked bags? many thanks!


    That should be enough time if the Delta flight arrives on-time.


  • 3hours 50min connection
    Sep 4, 2016
    My Liat flight is supposed to arrive 10:55pm in SJU and my next flight on a United flight is at 2:46am. Do you think it would be enough to transfer bags and clear in immigration?


    That should be enough time..


  • DOM to SJU to JFK - 2 hr connection time
    Aug 17, 2016
    Arriving via LIAT flight from Dominica at 12:30 and have a fight with Jet Blue to JFK at 14:40. We have check in bags. Is that enough time to make that connection. Next direct flight from Jet Blue is post 7 PM so don't want to wait 7 hours at airport.


    Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations? If it's one reservation and the first flight is on-time it's just enough time. LIAT isn't known for its punctuality.


    Thank for the quick response. They are on separate reservations so we will need to clear immigration, collect luggage, check it in again, clear TSA and get back on plane.


    Then I think that's pretty difficult even if the LIAT flight is on-time, which is a big IF.


  • Connection from cape air- American airlines
    Nov 10, 2016
    Cape air flight from virgin gorda to SJU landing 2:27 pm . Can we make American airlines Flight to Phila leaving at 3:40 pm on a Sunday in February with checked bags


    Sorry we have carry on bags!


    If both tickets are on the same reservation that should be enough time.


    I travel similarly and will tell you that this is as tight as it gets even with no checked bags. TSA lines are very long depending on the time of day. Cape air docks at terminal D usually and the walk it self to terminal A is very long. I'd look for more time myself.


    Does TSA have pre-check here? THanks!


  • Spirit to Jet Blue
    Aug 10, 2016
    Arrive on Spirit Air 2:10. Only have carry on bags. Need to be on Jet Blue 4:05. Are the terminals close enough to do this???


    San Juan technically only has one terminal (although they call them different terminals they're just concourses). You have enough time if your Spirit flight is on-time.


  • Connecting flight
    Aug 8, 2016
    Arrive SJU from JFK at 04:58PM Terminal B (Delta) and need to take next flight to Beef Island at 05:58PM Terminal D (Cape Air) with checked baggage which means 1 hour layover. Would that be enough to take the next flight and do I need to pass through the security check in again? Please advise as this would time my first time in SJU airport. Thanks very much!


    With checked bags that is not enough time.


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