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Flying from MSP, small layover in CDG (Paris) then on to Athens. Do we have to go through customs in Paris or can we just continue to our next terminal/gate for flight to Athens? We are flying Delta/Air France on both flights.
Since you will be entering the Schengen Area, of which both France and Greece are members, you will go through Schengen Entry passport control in Paris.
Leaving Bismarck,ND on Delta with connection in MSP on way to Jamaica (MBJ). Do we have to go through customs in MSP?
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in MSP on your way to Jamaica is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Traveling from Tokyo to New York. The layover is only about an hour. Is that enough time to get through immigration, pick up bags, go through customs, then re-check my bags and make the connecting flight to New York?
It's possible. It doesn't leave hardly any time to spare though. At almost any other airport in the US this wouldn't be possible but MSP is really easy.
I'm a US citizen flying Delta HNL -> MSP -> YYZ. Where will I need to clear customs? I have a short connection in MSP so I'm hoping it's anywhere but there.
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You will go through Canadian immigration and Customs when you get to Toronto. All you have to do at MSP is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
i am traveling in December 21 from YVR -MSP - SAT. and my layover is 45 min and I am worried if is enough time to catch the next fly ? the same is time for my round trip December 28
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver.
I am flying from San Francisco to Toronto Canada with a layover at MSP on delta airlines. Will I go thru customs/immigration prior to boarding my Toronto flight at MSP or will I do that once I land in Toronto? My layover at MSP is 55 min
There is no US Immigration and customs when leaving the US. You will go through Canadian immigraiton and customs when you get to Toronto. All you have to do in MSP is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
I have a flight arriving at 9:49 PM at MSP and the Dollar 1 Car Rental closes at 11PM. They will only hold my car until 11PM. Will I be able to make it there before it closes?
If it's a domestic flight and on-time that should be enough time.
Thank you ZAP! It is AA 2185, next month.
How long does it take customs to move a bag not picked up, clear it, and route it to the correct gate typically.
They will not do that for you. Your bag will sit on the baggage claim in MSP for several hours and then be sent to the Delta baggage office in MSP. If you want your bag to get to your destination, you need to claim it when you arrive in MSP and take it through customs and re-check it yourself.
The bags made it through. I was lucky this time
We're flying from Houston to Rome at the end of Aug. via MSP. I just noticed our layover at MSP is only 44 min. That seems awfully tight, esp'ly to make priority boarding on our connection to Rome. I don't know the MSP airport... Is this too tight a connection? (We're Global Entry members, if security is a question.)
This is possible. you don't have to go through security in MSP. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if your flight from Houston is on-time.
Thanks very much! That's very helpful. I'm afraid that "if" could be a big "if", if my recent trip on Delta is any indicator. Every flight took off late because the plane arrived at the gate late..Sometimes the pilot makes up the time, tho. Fingers crossed! Thank you!!
We are flying Frontier out of terminal 1 at 530am. Our flight boards at 455am but the shuttle doesn't leave our hotel until 4 getting there about 415. Will this be enough time to get checked in and make it to our gate?
Yes, that should be just enough time. Security probably doesn't open until 4:15.