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  • Connecting from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3
    Jul 27, 2015
    I have booked an international flight out of McCarran. I am coming from Salt Lake City via Delta, and arriving Tues Nov10th at 12:02 PM. I assume the Delta flight will arrive at Terminal 1. My next flight is through Norwegian Airlines and leaves at 1:45pm out of Terminal 3. I don't beleive that there is any baggage transfer agreements for the two airlines so I assume I am going to have to grab the checked bags and re check them in at Terminal 3 for the Norwegian flight. Should the 1 hour 45 min overlap be enough time to safely grab the bags, check in through Norwegian, go through security, etc?


    That will be very difficult. If you haven't already booked the ticket I would either look at booking an earlier flight to LAS or driving to LAS.


  • Clearing immigration and connecting flight
    Jul 12, 2015
    My COPA air flight lands at 2:46pm and my connecting flight on United to SFO leaves at 5:22pm. Is this enough time to clear customs and make my second flight. Worried about all the international arrivals during that time


    That should be enough time. Immigration at LAS is rarely crowded.


  • Spirit Rental Car Breakfast Delta
    Jul 6, 2015
    My parents and I will be flying into Las Vegas on September 8th and we are flying from Latrobe PA on Spirit Airlines we get in at 8:40 am. We then need to get from terminal 1 it's a B gate I believe to the rental car lot to get our rental car. Then if we have time we were going to cruise the strip just to see it, then get breakfast or a breakfast buffet somewhere then I am flying from Las Vegas to SLC on Delta and the flight leaves at 1:50 pm I believe Delta is out of Terminal 3 or am I wrong but how do we do all of this and is it possible with the time between flights.


  • Time to make connection terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Jul 4, 2015
    I am flying into terminal 1 A gates on Allegiant at 12:17 and I'd like to see if I can make it in time to catch a standby connection in terminal 3 D gates on Frontier that leaves at 12:50. I am in the 2nd row so I'll be first off of the plane with only my carry on bag. Is it possible to make it to Terminal 3 D gates and get a stanly seat (if available) in that amount of time? Cutting it close I know, but should it be possible? If not, I'll be stuck there until 10:50 pm and won't get home until 5 am. Thanks!


    It would really depend on your Allegiant flight arriving early. You'd of course already have to be checked in online.


    Thanks, I will already be checked in on Frontier before then. Do you know how long it would take to get from terminal to terminal? I heard there is a tram from C to D inside security that I can take.


    If you hurry you could make it from A to D on the tram in about 10-15 minutes.


  • time needed from international terminal for southwest connec
    Jun 18, 2015
    I am will be arriving at the international terminal and have 2 larger pieces of luggage - need to make a connecting flight at southwest 2 hours later. Will this be possible or do I need to make it for the next day (last flight of evening)?


    It's possible but doesn't leave a lot of time to spare. After clearing customs you will have to take the shuttle bus to Terminal 1 to re-check your bags with Southwest. I would probably spend the night in Vegas and fly out in the morning.


  • Short Connection from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3
    Jun 2, 2015
    I am flying into LAS on Friday with Allegiant and then fly out on Westjet. From my research it looks like I'll be coming in at A or B gates in Terminal 1 and departing at E gates from Terminal 3. I won't be checking any bags so I'm wondering if I can get to Terminal 3 inside security or what the fastest way is? I won't have much time. Thanks.


    It's theoretically possible to get from 1 to 3 inside security by taking the train from 1 to the D gates and then D gates to E gates. However, this is not a marked route. Otherwise there is a shuttle outside security and security lines in Terminal 3 are generally short.


  • Which Terminal is it easiest to meet another party?
    May 27, 2015
    My sister is arriving at Terminal 1 and I arrive at Terminal 3 approximately the same time. Would it be easier to meet at Terminal 1 or Terminal 3. Any advantage with buses to hotels at either Terminal?


    What airport?


    Las Vegas McCarran


    There are more frequent gray line shuttle buses from Terminal 1 since it handles more flights than Terminal 3.


  • domestic to international
    May 19, 2015
    Im due to arrive by SW at 3:20 and meet a friend flying international arriving at 4:05. How do i get between terminals 1 and 3 quickly or would it be easier to meet at the Avis rental off airport?


    There's a shuttle outside security between Terminal 1 and 3. You can meet your friend at the exit of customs. You would probably comfortably arrive there by the time he exits customs.


    Thank you. :)


  • Information please
    May 17, 2015
    Our son arrives at 7am and no checked luggage. We will be at Hawaain air waiting to leave at 9am. Can we get his boarding pass and meet him at gate for Hawaiin air? Can he take train over and not have to go through security again?


    What airport? Is his first flight international or domestic?




    What airline is he flying to LAS on?


    southwest from Ontario CA.


    It's theoretically possible to take the train from the C gates to the D gates and then the D gates to the E gates where you depart, but it's not a marked route. If his flight is on-time he has enough time to take the shuttle between Terminals and go through security in Terminal 3. But he will need his boarding pass.


    Thank you


  • Newark to LAS to SD
    Apr 25, 2015
    I am flying with United Airlines from Ireland to Las Vegas with a stopover in Newark. I will have checked in luggage. I am then getting a Southwest flight to San Diego from Las Vegas. How do I do this ?


    You will arrive in Terminal C and claim your bags. Then take your bags on the AirTrain to Terminal A and re-check your bags, get your Southwest boarding pass, and go through security. You can check-in online for your Southwest flight before leaving Ireland and I highly recommend doing so.


  • APC Booths
    Apr 11, 2015
    Anyone used the new APC Booths to bypass Immigration queues


    They don't technically "bypass queues" there is still a line to access the machines, although it is shorter, and you still have to see an immigration agent, except it is a much briefer encounter as he doesn't have to enter any information as you already entered it on the APC.


  • Phoenix Bound
    Apr 8, 2015
    I amd flying in to Vegas on Unied Airlines from Denver and I 3 hours to make a connection with Southwest Airlines on my way to Phoenix AZ. Will that be differcult


    Without checked baggage this should be very easy. All you have to do is follow the signs from the D gates to Terminal 1 (may be listed as Delta and American baggage claim). With checked baggage however you will have to claim it in T3 then take the shuttle bus to T1 to re-check it with Southwest. You should still have enough time though.


  • Connecting between Southwest and United
    Apr 5, 2015
    My family is flying through LAS, both departing and returning, on vacation. We will be arriving Southwest and departing United. Then on the return trip it will be reversed. How is this accomplished and is it difficult? Thanks.


    Yes it is difficult, especially with checked baggage. Without checked baggage you can just take the train from Terminal 1 to the D gates. However, with checked baggage you have to claim it from Southwest, take the shuttle bus to Terminal 3, re-check it, then go through security and take the train to the D gates.


  • Travel from Terminal 1 to 3
    Apr 1, 2015
    I am landing by a Southwest flight into Terminal 1 and need to meet with a traveler arriving by a domestic Virgin America flight into Terminal 3. Is the inter-terminal shuttle easy to locate and use? Are there 2 shuttle drop off locations at Terminal 3? We are hoping to meet by the baggage claim and then travel to a hotel on the Strip. Thanks!


    The shuttle has one stop in each terminal but it's easy to get between the arrival level and departure levels inside the terminal.


    Thank you ZAP! Would you also happen to know if the shuttle is easily accessible? Is it as simple as walking outside and finding it by the curb?


  • From concourse E to D
    Mar 18, 2015
    I need to make my way from E (where i land) to D where my mother lands. Do i just take the tram? I have luggage to pick up.






    It depends what airline your mother is flying. If she is on United then she will use the same baggage claim as you. If not, she will use the baggage claim in Terminal 1, in which case you will have to take the shuttle bus there after claiming your bags if you need to meet her at the airport.


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