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  • Traveling BWI to EWR to DUB
    Mar 26, 2017
    2
    Teen daughter is travelling alone for first time. She is flying United out of BWI to EWR. She will then connect to international flight to Dublin. On the BWI side will she check in to International or Domestic flight?? Also, at EWR will she need to retrieve bag and then re-check it for flight on AerLingus? On return trip she flies AerLingus to Boston; then connecting JetBlue to BWI. Will she have to retrieve bag and recheck in Boston?

     

    United only has one check-in desk in Baltimore. If both flights are on the same reservation then her bags will go through to Dublin, all she has to do in Newark is go to her departure terminal and through security. On the return, she will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. All she has to do in Boston is walk from her arrival gate to her departure gate, both in Terminal 3.

     

    Thank you very much for the info!!

     

  • Customs
    Mar 7, 2017
    1
    How long should it take for US citizen to get through customs in Terminal B on the return leg of a round trip to St.Maarten via United ?

     

    30-60 minutes from the time the plane pulls up to the gate to the time you walk out of customs.

     

  • Connections
    Mar 5, 2017
    4
    I am arriving on a flight from Quebec at 2:00 on May 28th. Then I need to take monorail to train station for a 3:25 departure. Is that going to be enough time to clear customs and claim my luggage?

     

    What city in Quebec are you coming from? Where are you connecting to?

     

    Quebec City

     

    Taking the train at EWR Amtrak station headed to Richmond VA

     

    That is enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Question / Suggestion
    Mar 5, 2017
    1
    Traveling with group of 18 passengers from RDU to ZURICH -with a 4 hour delay in ERW. Our luggage should be processed all the way and we won't see till we arrive in ZURICH correct ? Also, do they have any lounges or areas large enough for my group ? 4 hours is a long time.

     

    Is your flight to Zurich on United or Swiss? Yes, if both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in Newark.

     

  • international arrivals
    Feb 20, 2017
    1
    has EWR improved their customs and immigration clearance in last 15 years? Do they have a good system for those of us with GLOBAL passport (prescreened) to get through lines and recheck bags on a connecting flight? thanks

     

    Yes, if you have global entry it should not be difficult. Lots has changed in 15 years.

     

  • Connection from Terminal B to United
    Feb 10, 2017
    2
    My husband's plane arrives at EWR at 3:50 pm from Spain and he needs to get on another plane (United) to come home, we have three different time options: 5:20 pm, 6:21 pm or 8:35 pm. Which would you suggest we book? Thank you in advance for your help.

     

    I would choose the 6:21

     

    That is the one that I thought to pick, thank you so much!

     

  • Travelling from Terminal A to B
    Jan 25, 2017
    1
    Hi, We have a connection flight via EWR. We are flying out of Vancouver, Canada, arriving at 5PM terminal A with Air Canada. Then we got to hop on a 6:30pm flight to Lisbon with TAP. Our travel agency told us we didn't have to re-check our luggage, but I am reading otherwise. Can someone advise? is 90 minutes sufficient time to get to Terminal B? would 60 minutes be sufficient case we're delayed? I suppose we have to go though security again, but hoping not to re-check the bags. Any help will ease my stress. We are moving to the UK, have lots of luggage, and a baby (which usually helps skipping the lines!). thank you!

     

    That is correct, since you will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Newark on the way to Portugal. All you have to do is take the AirTrain to Terminal B and go through security. You have enough time.

     

  • Border control
    Jan 12, 2017
    1
    Travelling from Scotland U.K. Passport is there separate border control for us as we are travelling united airlines and catching connecting flight to Las Vegas arriving terminal b connecting united flight terminal c 2 hrs 10 mins later

     

    Repeat users of ESTA are allowed to use the Kiosks that US and Canadian citizens use. If you are a first-time ESTA user you have to wait in the line that people entering on a visa use. You should have enough time.

     

  • which terminal - a or c?
    Dec 20, 2016
    2
    there is one terminal at Newark that i remember is always the most difficult to pick up a passenger from - the ramp goes down and there's a ton of cars and a traffic light before you reach the arrivals doors - is it A or C?

     

    C is a much newer terminal than A - does that help?

     

    it doesn't really answer my question, but thanks for commenting.

     

  • MXP-EWR-ORD connection, baggages collection and re-check
    Dec 3, 2016
    3
    Hi everybody, I have my parents coming from Milan Malpensa to Chicago, connecting through Newark with 1 hour 30 minutes time. Will this layover time enough for connection? Both flights are United and looks like they are landing/taking off on Terminal C. Will my parents have to collect baggages, re-check them and also go again through security control? Thanks everybody for any reply and Merry Christmas! Diego

     

    That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly. If they miss their connection, United flies hourly flights from Newark to Chicago.

     

    Thanks Zap, how about baggages collection, re-check and security control? Do they have to do that? Thanks again!

     

    Yes, in Newark they will have to go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, re-check their bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to their departure gate.

     

  • Domestic transfer to international flight
    Dec 2, 2016
    1
    Does anyone know if you need to go the security again when arriving on a domestic and leaving on an international flight?

     

    What airlines are you flying? Where are you flying from and going to?

     

  • transfer time
    Dec 2, 2016
    1
    is 2hr 10mins enough time arriving from a flight from edinburgh going to Toronto?,

     

    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Claim and recheck baggage
    Nov 2, 2016
    1
    Hello I am travelling from Belfast Northern Ireland via Newark and onward to Toronto Ontario. Both flights with united. Do I have to collect my bags or will they be sent right through. Also will the us visa I applied for when leaving be accepted on my return or do I have to reapply? Great informative site. Thank you

     

    Yes, in Newark you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, possibly change terminals, then go through security and to your departure gate. If you have a multiple-entry visa then it will be accepted on the return.

     

  • transit
    Oct 30, 2016
    1
    Hi is 2 hours enough to transit arriving from the uk on united and then flying on to costa rica on united. wasn't sure if needed to clear customs etc?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security but you don't have to claim and re-check your bags.

     

  • 1h 55 layover in Newark
    Oct 23, 2016
    3
    Hello, I will have a 1h 55m layover in EWR. I will arrive from Austin with United Airlines and then need to go to Terminal B, and check in for my flight with El-Al to Israel. Will I have enough time?

     

    With checked bags it will be very difficult for you to make it to the El Al check in desk before the cutoff.

     

    I see, and without checked bags it is reasonable?

     

    Without checked bags it is barely possible if everything goes perfectly.

     

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