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  • How long?
    Aug 17, 2016
    My son is flying in through PHL on the way to Vegas,I have never been through PHL are there any tips that can help a make the transfer as easy as poss?


    It is not a difficult transfer. Just follow the signs. However, if he arrives on American Eagle (a regional jet), he will have to take a shuttle bus from Terminal F to his departing Terminal. Have him check his arrival and departure gate online before departing using a site like Flightview.


  • not so good walking
    Aug 15, 2016
    flying from lhr to charlotte then on to atlanta we have 21/2 hours is that enough time and then on way bak its atlanta to phildelphia we only have 11/2 hours but am i right in thinking we only have to get off plane and go to gate bags should follow to lhr flight .is that enough time and i dont suppose anyone know how far the terminals are apart


    Yes you should have enough time both ways. Your London flights will be in Terminal A and your Atlanta flights will be in Terminals A, B, or C.


  • connecting American Miami PHL to PWM
    Aug 15, 2016
    Is it short and easy to connect phl american to american eagle PHL to Portland Maine???


    It is not a terribly difficult connection. You will arrive at either Terminal A, B, or C, and will take a shuttle bus to Terminal F for your American Eagle flight. The two shuttle stations are located at gates A1 and C1. F you have 40 or more minutes, you will have no issues, barring a delay.


  • AA connection MIA -PHL -Portland main
    Aug 15, 2016
    Is it simple to use American Air terminals at PHL to connect with American air flights?? going PHL TO PORTLAND MAINE


    Yes, that should be a fairly easy connection. There's no need to post the same question twice.


  • Terminal A to Terminal E
    Aug 15, 2016
    Later this year I will be arriving on an international flight into Terminal A. I need to catch a connecting flight on Frontier Airlines in Terminal E. These flights are booked on two separate tickets and I have five hours to make the connections which should be enough time. I know I will have to go through customs and then security again. What is the best way to get from Terminal A to the ticketing desk in Terminal E, with my baggage?


    The only way is to walk along the curbfront outside the terminals.


  • Connecting flight procedure
    Aug 13, 2016
    Hi, I'm a UK citizen and will be coming home from Bermuda through PHL with a connection to Heathrow (return flight, I go out direct) will I have to go through USA security and collect my bag as if I was staying in the USA and then go back through check-in as if I were a new passenger? Thanks. Never done it this way before.


    In Bermuda you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs. In Philadelphia all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 65 Minute Connection to Canada
    Aug 10, 2016
    Hi there. I will be flying from Portland, ME through PHL to YYZ (Canada). My itinerary mentioned it would be a terminal change. Do you know what terminal I will have to switch to? Is 65min sufficient time to catch the bus and make it to the next terminal? I will not be checking any bags. Thanks!


    There may or may not be a terminal change, your flights could use Terminals B, C, or F. 65 minutes is enough time.


  • how much time needed for connection
    Aug 9, 2016
    I hope to fly into Philadelphia early morning and take a flight to Lax. I will use the same airline. How much time should I allow so I do not miss my flight especially if we end up sitting after landing.


    Where are you flying into Philadelphia from?


    I am flying from Avoca (Scranton Wilkes Barre) hopefully on a 6 am flight and want to allow plenty of time to catch a flight to LAX. I would rather wait in the airport than miss my connection. How much time would you allow. I have not purchased my ticket yet until I have an idea of the time needed.


    Anything over an hour should be more than sufficient.


  • rechecking claimed baggage
    Aug 7, 2016
    My flight arrives at TF and I will have to claim my bag, then get to TA to recheck my bag with British Airways. Never had to do this before and really need some help with the logistics. Until today I thought my AA flight would land at B or C. I'm on two different itineraries and AA has told me I can not check my bag all the way through, but will have to claim and check it back in again.


    You'll have to claim your bag in the Terminal F baggage claim and go up to the departure level and carry it to Terminal A along the curbfront. It's a bit of a long walk but is doable.


  • F to A shuttle or walk
    Aug 6, 2016
    I'm still wondering about getting from F to A. I've read many posts with conflicting answers. Do the shuttles run on a regular basis? Is the walking access from F to E completed and easy access? What is the distance from F to A walking? THank you for responding. I seem to be having trouble with posting.


    You have enough time to take the shuttle or walk. The Shuttles run almost constantly.




  • Terminal C to terminal A
    Aug 5, 2016
    Is 34 minutes enough time to transfer from terminal C to Terminal A to catch a connecting flight?


    That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • shuttle or walk from Terminal A to Terminal F
    Sep 5, 2016
    I've read a lot about airport shuttle is unreliable, and that you can't get from F to A without going through security. How often do shuttles run, and can you actually walk there and stay inside security? Thank you


    Just realised how expensive it is to get a fast track...


  • International Connection, Customs, Changing Airlines
    Aug 4, 2016
    Is 1hr 55min enough time between landing from an international flight in PHL, going through immigration and customs, getting bags, rechecking bags, going through security, and getting to Terminal B or C for an American Airlines flight? What is a good amount of time? Thanks.


    If both tickets are on the same reservation then that is just enough time. If you're booking two separate reservations I'd want closer to 3 hours.


  • London to Las Vegas
    Aug 4, 2016
    Hi, We are looking at flying via Philadelphia from London to Las vegas. The flight get in to Terminal A at philadelphia and takes off again at Terminal 0. We have 2hr 30 change over time. Would this be enough time and is it easy to change terminals? Where would we clear customs/security-here or in LV? If we have booked it as one through ticket would our baggage go straight through to LV? Thanks for help.


    You will not depart from terminal 0 as there is no terminal 0. You will depart from Terminal A, B, or C. Yes, that is enough time. In Philadelphia you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security, and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Connection and Baggage
    Aug 3, 2016
    Hello. I am flying tomorrow from Newark to Philly landing in F and have to catch my connecting flight in A to Portugal. Do I have to get my bag from baggage before I go to my other flight? Also I have a 52 minute layover. Is this enough to get from F to A?


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bag. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is a shuttle inside security from F to A. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.


    Thank you


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