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  • International passenger
    Aug 26, 2014
    Hi, this coming thursday 29th I will be going from Birmingham, England to Newark (11:55 arrival) and then i have 2 hours and 5mins to get from TB to TC for connecting flight to Houston, as it will be my first time flying alone I am confused of what to do, I am flying with United, do I have to pick up and recheck baggage? Can someone give me a breakdown of what i need to do and also what happens when i arrive back at Newark back to birmingham, england, will i have to do the same?


    When you arrive from Birmingham in Newark you will be funneled to US Immigration where they will check your passport. Then you will collect your baggage, then go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with United. Then if you arrived in Terminal B you will take the Airtrain to Terminal C. If you arrived in Terminal C you just have to go to the departure level. You will then go through security and to your departure gate for your Houston flight. On the return to Birmingham in Newark all you should have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which should both be in Terminal C.


  • 40 mins connection - in from Halifax Canada
    Aug 26, 2014
    I am going through Newark, coming from Halifax Canada on to LAX with final destination of SJC. Only 40 minutes between flights and I'm wondering if I will make it?


    If your first flight is on-time it's possible but it may be tough as you may arrive in Terminal A and depart from Terminal C. There is a shuttle that runs inside security, but it will chew some time.


    Any suggestions on how to make it in the close time? Do they have carts to help people move faster?


    Carts are for people requiring wheelchair assistance.


  • From terminal C to B
    Aug 20, 2014
    Will arrive from Nassau at terminal C and depart to Stockholm from terminal B. I have 1,5 hours, is this enough and what are the procedures with luggage and customs?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Nassau so you won't have to do anything with your baggage or go through Immigration in EWR. All you have to do is take United's shuttle bus from Terminal C to Terminal B.


  • time limited terminal c
    Aug 11, 2014
    is 1.5 hours enough time to arrive by united at terminal c from florida and depart for edmonton at terminal c and if so where is the departure level in relation to the arrival level. Will i need to go through security again as i would have gone through it in florida.


    Both of your flights are the same level. You do not have to go through security. You only have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have plenty of time.


  • florida arrival,departure on united airlines
    Aug 11, 2014
    approx. which gate will i arrive at from florida. in other words, which part of terminal "c". and which gate might i depart for edmonton also in terminal "c".


    Those flights could use anywhere in C.


  • EWR-ZFV Only 100min. 9/11
    Aug 10, 2014
    hi zap. we are arrive EWR airport at 11.sep by united. we have to transfer amtrak train to zfv. that is codeshare ticket. landing - immi - baggage - custom - go to p4 - monorail - amtrak station. is it right? how to check ticket? by kiosk? or person? i'd like to know more how to transfer EWR-ZFV. plz..help me.. your help is very great strength . this is my first trip USA. beside.... honeymoon...:D thanks


    You have the procedure more or less correct - flyertalk has a very good writeup on how to use the United-Amtrak codeshare - http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/374107-united-amtrak-codeshare-faq-including-zfv-philadelphia.html


  • RDU to Newark to Birmingham England
    Aug 10, 2014
    Will be flying United from Rdu to Newark to birmingham England. Will I have to collect my luggage in Newark?


    No, you will not. You do not go through US Immigration when leaving the US. All you will have to do in Newark is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in A, you can take United's shuttle bus on the secure side to Terminal C where your BHX flight will depart.


    Thank you so much Zap!


  • Customs and getting from Terminal C to Terminal A
    Aug 3, 2014
    We are people travelling from Milan to EWR. Landing at 1:30pm and have connecting flight at 4:30pm at Terminal A. Enough time to get through customs and to Terminal A?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


  • Transit through EWR
    Aug 1, 2014
    I am flying in from Toronto and transiting through EWR to London UK. I will pass through US customs in Toronto. Will I have to collect my bags and go through US customs again in EWR and check bag again?


    No, your arrival into EWR will be like a domestic flight. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you are flying United you will arrive in Terminal A or C and depart from Terminal C.


    If I fly in using Air Canada my outbound airline will be Virgin Atlantic. Does the above still apply?


    You still don't have to go through US Immigration or customs on arrival. However if your tickets were not purchased together and your bags are not checked through to LHR you will have to claim them in Terminal A and take them on the AirTrain to Terminal B to check with Virgin Atlantic. Even if they are checked through, you will have to take the AirTrain to Terminal B, get your Virgin Atlantic boarding pass, and go through security.


    Many thanks for the feedback - great service


  • Connection Madrid-Newark-Lima
    Jul 31, 2014
    I travel to Newark just to make a transfer to Lima, Peru. Only 1:50 hours from landing to departure. Considering that I am not travelling to any other USA destiny, do I need to follow same security protocols than trips to USA? Is it 1:50 enough for transfer? Thank you


    Flying with United. Thanks


    Yes, even though you are traveling onwards you still have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with United and go through security. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • Connection flight for two hours
    Jul 31, 2014
    I am about to buy a flight from Mexico to Washington DC with a two hours connection flight in EWR. I wonder if that is enough time to go by immigration, luggage, change terminals. In the past, I have spend almost four hours changing planes in Dallas, TX, and now I am afraid if two hours is a short amount of time. Thanks.


    I am flying with United (all the way)


    2 hours should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • just wandering
    Jul 30, 2014
    flying Delta from SFO to EWR with a 7 hr layover then flying SAS from EWR to FCO. Can I use a United 1 day pass for the TC united club? I have 1 check in bag. How do I get to TC. Airtran or airside shuttle?


    Yes, you can use your one day pass. Also, SAS does not fly from EWR to FCO nonstop, so you if you are flying nonstop your flight will actually be operated by United. you will have to take the Airtrain to TC because the airside shuttle does not operate to or from the area where the Delta gates are.


    The EWR to FCO is NOT a nonstop flight. Hopefully can ck my bag to SAS (7 hrs. prior to flight) then take Airtrain to United club @ TC. Since I fly in and out of TB can I get a gate pass to TC United club? I have a United one time pass.


    Just called United club and was told no gate pass allowed for a United one time pass.Only allowed for a United club member. BTW, when I return to EWR from Europe, is 1.5 hrs enough time to go thru customs, p/u luggage & get to P4 to catch the last hotel shuttle? Ramada Jersey City last shuttle 10:30 pm. I have US passport


    You will have an onward boarding pass for travel out of Newark that day, so you don't need a gate pass. Yes, 1.5 hours should be enough time to make your shuttle.


    So I can show my SAS boarding pass at TC and get thru security even though I depart from TB?


  • Terminal Connection
    Jul 30, 2014
    Hi,coming from Milano Malpensa to Las Vegas, flight UA Terminal C, 1,5 hour layover at EWR, is it enough?


    1.5 Hours is the minimum allowed time for that connection. So you should be OK if your flight from Milan is on-time but you won't have much time to spare. Both flights will likely be in Terminal C, but you may arrive in Terminal B, which means you will take the AirTrain to Terminal C for your flight to Las Vegas after clearing customs.


    Thank you. My travel agency says the this time is enough but I am not sure,I wll arrive and I will depart from terminal c (flight UA)but please confirm me that when Iarrive in EWR I have to pass immigration then pick up the baggage then re-check the baggage and then pass the security. InAugust I suppose will be a lot of people. Is it right?


    Yes, you have the procedure right and yes, August is the end of the peak transatlantic travel season.


  • Getting from one terminal to another United Express Airline
    Jul 22, 2014
    I am flying in from MCI United Express, and heading out to Moncton, NB,guessing I will be leaving from a different terminal...does the airline have it's own shuttle bus??


    Actually both flights will likely be in Terminal A. However if you do have to go between A and C, then United operates a shuttle bus on the secure side of the airport.


    Really hoping that I don't have to leave Terminals, first time flying by myself and I am a so intimidated by this large airport....hoping that I can find my connecting flight without too much stress. Thanks for the reply. Any tips to make this easier I welcome!!!


  • Short Connection time
    Jul 19, 2014
    Hello .. I'm booking a flight from MCO (Orlando) to Toronto (YYZ) on United/United Express with a 1hr 14min stopover in EWR. Is that enough time for me to make the connection? Thanks in advance for your help.


    At EWR, United Express uses Terminal A (United domestic flights are either at TA or TC). Your connecting flight to YYZ should be at TC (if at TA, United will shuttle you gate-to-gate to TC) You have enough time for either scenario.


    Sajul has it reversed. You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal A. But he is indeed correct in that there is a secure-side shuttle between Terminals C and A at EWR.


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