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I will be landing in LHR from JFK in 2 months at 8:10am. I just bought a flight to CDG on Air France that departs at 9:45am. That leaves me an hour to get to the terminal. Do you I have to go through passport control? Will I make it or do you suggest not bringing a checked baggage? I read that I have to take a bus that runs every 20 minutes from one terminal to the other.
What airline are you flying from JFK?
British Airways from JFK to LHR and Air France from LHR to CDG
Yes, you will have to go through passport control if you bring checked bags. I think you can make it if you don't bring checked bags.
I'm flying from Nice on AirFrance arriving at 8:45 am. Is this early enough to catch my Delta flight onward to Salt Lake City USA departing at 10:55? No checked bags but the tickets are separate. Thanks!
Yes, that should be enough time. If you can't check in online for your Delta flight you should be able to get your Delta boarding pass at their transfer desk.
I am coming from Prague August 21,2017 into Charles de Galle. My arrival time is 9:00 a.m. Into Terminal 2D. I leave at 10:40 from 2E. I called Air France and they confirmed doors close 30 minutes prior to take off, which in this case will be 10:00. I have been watching the flight from Prague and it often has a landing time of 9:10-9:15. I have read it's 10 minutes of fast walking from 2D to passport control. Then once through that I have to get through Terminal 2E to the M gates. I am told my only option to get to the M gates is transport of some kind. Does anyone know exactly where I go for this? And how often does this run? My estimate is to allow at least 15 minutes for this. Then walking to my gate, which has been running at gates 42 and above. So total 20 minutes for this? So if I start off the plane at 9:15 and walk 10 minutes, then allow another 20 to get to my gate, that leaves no more than 25 minutes to clear passport control. This seems unachievable to me from the posts I have read. Can another confirm that I at least have a chance of getting through passport control in 25 or less minutes? Thank you so much
Where are you flying from Paris to?
I am flying to JFK which is the M Gates of terminal 2 E. It looks like passport control is in my arrival Terminal D correct? Then I walk to 2 E and get what looks like buses to the M Gates. I have been told those are busy and leave only every 9 minutes. From some maps it looks like it might be faster for us to walk from D to F as it appears there is a walkway between F and the L Gates where I could catch the bus there. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Arriving June 3 at 11:05 am on Air France Terminal 2E. Would like to fly Air France to Marseilles Terminal 2F. Haven't bought ticket yet. Is 1 hr 55 minutes between flights enough time, or should I be very cautious and take the next flight with a 4 hour window? Should I check my bag or would carryon be best option? I have Global Entry membership. (Second post - forgot to include email address)
Global entry doesn't do anything for you in Europe. 1 Hr 55 mins is enough time if both flights are on the same reservation.
They're not. I haven't made the reservation yet on the CDG to Marseille leg as yet.
Arriving June 3 at 11:05 am on Air France Terminal 2E. Would like to fly Air France to Marseilles Terminal 2F. Haven't bought ticket yet. Is 1 hr 55 minutes between flights enough time, or should I be very cautious and take the next flight with a 4 hour window? Should I check my bag or would carryon be best option? I have Global Entry membership.
I HAVE AIF FRANCE FLIGHT FROM MOROCCO TO CDG. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ON THE SAME TERMINAL 2E WITH LAYOVER OF 1H28MIN. THEN TAKE DELTA FLIGHT TO CVG-USA. WILL BE THAT ENAUGH TIME IF I GO THROUGH SECURITY WITH TWO KIDS? THANKS
Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Arriving form Australia at Terminal 1 Singapore Airlines, need to collect bags & re check in with Air France for flight to Lyon Terminal 2F. Flight arrives in at 7.30am connecting flight is at 10.20am. Will we make connecting flight after collecting bags & re checking in? Thankyou
That should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.
@BBJ ...I have same as yours. Will arrive at T1 by Singapore Airline and continue to Bordeaux by Air France at T2f. Can you share me the procedures in deatils how you went through? The Airline will issue the Sin-Paris Boarding pass but they said my bags will be checked-through till Bordeaux. Nonetheless, since I don't have Paris-Bordeaux Boarding passes, I need to check-in again I think. But I don't know where. Could you please share me your experiences in deatils. Thank you^^
Hello - arriving from US on Delta Terminal 2E; departing Air France Terminal 2F to Lyon. As the flights were booked separately, the checked bags are not checked through to LYS. Approx how much time is needed and can you confirm we would have to go to baggage claim and then to Air France check-in. Thank you
You can show your Air France confirmation to the Delta agent in your origin city and ask that your bags be tagged through to Lyon. If they are able to then you can go directly to your departure gate and 90 mins-2 hours is sufficient. if you have to claim your bags I'd want 3 hours.
We are Americans with Air France flights from Zurich to San Francisco with a CDG connection/plane change. The Zurich flight lands at Terminal 2E, The CDG to SFO flight leaves from Terminal 2F 65 minutes later. Seems tight...Do we go through passport control/customs in CDG?
You will go through Schengen Exit Passport Control in Paris, this is indeed a difficult connection but not impossible.