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  • Terminal F- Terminal B in 51 minutes?
    Oct 5, 2016
    Coming from Islip into PHL at 1:04 Terminal F and leaving at 1:55 Terminal B, gate 16 (TOMORROW). I've read conflicting opinions regarding shuttle times vs. walking. THREE Questions: 1- Can I walk to Terminal B without going through security? 2. How long does the walk take? 3. What would you do? If I miss this connection I'm toast... Thanks in advance :)


    Yes, you can now walk from F without going through security - this is new. The walk will probably take about 15 minutes. I personally would probably take the bus, but either is probably fine if the flight from Islip is on-time.




  • to Bangor me
    Oct 4, 2016
    I have flight arriving from STL at 3:02 at gate B3 terminal b I have to be at gate F17 Terminal F at 3:50 is this enough time


    It's just enough time if the first flight is on-time. There is a shuttle inside security to Terminal F.


  • Tampa to Montreal connection time
    Oct 3, 2016
    Flying American airlines from Tampa to Montreal with 1.5hr connection in Philadelphia. Will this be adequate time? Thank you!


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Time needed for transfer from Heathrow flight to Boston flight
    Oct 3, 2016
    I have option of 1.5 hr. layover or 3 hr. layover when flying AA from Heathrow to Philadelphia, and then on to Boston. Am I reasonably safe with booking the shorter layover? Thanks.


    No, it's not impossible but I wouldn't call it "safe". I'd book either the nonstop AA or BA flight to Boston or the 3 hr connection.


  • YYZ - PHL - MAD
    Oct 3, 2016
    Will I need to relaim my bags in PHL or will I clear US customs in YYZ?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • overnight / checked luggage
    Oct 2, 2016
    Hi, we will travel MUC (Germany) - PHL- TPA on AA staying overnight at PHL airport at the hotel. Can we check through our luggage or will we have to pick it up and check in again next merning? THX


    You'll have to take your bags with you to the hotel.


    Thank you ZAP!


  • help i have a 48 min connection
    Sep 30, 2016
    I am flying from Orlando to Phil, Phil to Ottawa, and have 48 minutes between flights. How do we get from C to F in time to catch the flight


    You take the shuttle bus. You have just enough time if the flight from Orlando is on-time.


  • Arriving Term C - Departing Term A
    Sep 30, 2016
    Traveling from MSP to Madrid with a stop in PHL. Will I need to claim checked luggage and go through Security again when moving from Term C to Term A


    If both flights are on American then you don't have to do anything with your bags in PHL. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Yes, both flights are on American. Thanks!


    Sep 28, 2016
    I'm looking at flight from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Philly to Milwaukee. How much time should I allow to get through customs and get to my connecting flight? It would be on a Wednesday if that matters. Thanks!


    I would want at least 2 hours, especially if bringing checked baggage.


  • 3 hr standby in PHL
    Sep 23, 2016
    What should I do, immigration, Custom? I wil arrive from Montreal at Terminal F and I will leave to Orlando at terminal C. Thanks


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. you have plenty of time. Also it's called a layover or connection. "Standby" is a completely different thing.


    Merci beaucoup


  • YUL -> PHL -> BCN
    Sep 21, 2016
    Hi, I'm flying from Montreal to Philly to Barcelona. My layover in philly is only 1h26, landing on terminal F and leaving in terminal A. Will I have sufficient time? Will luggages follow automatically or will we have to grab them and check them in again through security? It's my first time connecting so I'm a bit confused about how that whole process is! Thanks!


    You won't have to do anything with your bags or go through security in Philadelphia. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. In Philadelphia just take the shuttle from F to A. You have enough time.


  • LHR to BNA via PHL
    Sep 22, 2016
    I have a 2 hour connection time in PHL. Arriving at term A and leaving from term F. What's the best way to get between terminals? If I walk, will I need to go through security?


    I am a Canadian citizen and will be flying from Bangor, Maine to Dallas Texas. Flight has a connection in New York. Will I have to clear Customs again in New York when we change planes or will Customs and Immigration be completed when I arrive in Bangor from Canada


    Blueski, take the shuttle bus, it will be faster and you won't have to go through security. Bruin, There is no US Immigration or Customs when flying on domestic flights in the US.


    Sorry Blueski, I just saw that you are coming from London. You will have to go through security after you clear customs. I Still suggest going through security in Terminal A and then taking the shuttle to F.


    Awesome, thanks so much!


    Thanks ZAP


  • Manchester uk to Orlando connection in PHL
    Sep 20, 2016
    not done a flight connection before we fly with AA from manchester uk to terminal a into pHL then terminal a again with AA to orlando just under 2 hour connection, can we check our bags all the way through? or do we need to collect them, go through customs and re-check bags, and will we have enough time?


    Your bags will be tagged to Orlando but in Philadelphia you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Terminal B to F
    Sep 19, 2016
    I will be traveling from BTV to SJU. I have a 1 hour layover in PHL. I arrive at Terminal F and my next flight is in Terminal B. Will I have to go through security and will I have enough time?


    No, you do not have to go through security. You should have enough time.


  • Connection time
    Oct 3, 2016
    I will be travelling from Detroit to London connecting in Philadelphia. Arriving at terminal F and departing from termina A. Connection time is 1 hour 15 minutes. Will only be taking hand luggage. Will I have enough time.


    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Detroit is on-time.


    Thank you


    I am flying from qatar going ti sju but i stop in phl at 8:00am and my next flight is at 948 do i have enough time


    Eri, realistically, no that's not enough time, but without checked bags it might be possible.


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