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Hi. I'm arriving from London at Terminal A and leaving for Orlando from Terminal C. Will 2 hrs 10 mins be enough to make the connection? I'll be in a family group of 6 including 2 children under 10. Thanks.
Yes, that is enough time if the flight from London arrives on-time and everything goes smoothly.
Our family is transiting in PHL on our way to Toronto from Doha.(Terminal A to F) do we have to clear US immigration? Thanks
Yes, 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. If you are not US, Canadian, EU, Japan, Korea, Australian citizens etc. you will need US Transit Visas, even if you have a Canadian visa or even if you are a permanent resident of Canada.
Hello I am travelling to flying From Denver colorado to Philadelphia bia domestic airline then have to catch internation flight in 3 hours. How do I connect from domestic to international airport in PHL??
All terminals in Philadelphia are connected to each other. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. What airlines are you flying?
From Denver is American airline 751 then from PHL to Doha Quoter air.
Then you have plenty of time - all you have to do is walk to Terminal A and your departure gate.
I'm flying from Munich to Atlanta and connecting in Phil. I believe I have to go through customs, Claim my bags and re-check them. I only have 2 hours and 40 mins, will that be enough? Thanks
Yes, you have to do that in addition to US Immigration, customs, and security. You have enough time.
i am arriving from qatar, transiting thru phl to albany, where do i get my transfer transport to terminal F
In Philadelphia you will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, got through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and take a shuttle bus to Terminal F.
i am arriving from qatar onward to albany
Hi, I am flying from Toronto to Phil., with a 1hr and 6 min connection time when I land till my next flight which leaves for Rome. Is this enough time? I am only bringing carry on. I am worried about the time from getting from terminal A to F, and the time with security.

Thanks in advance.
Edit: I mean from Terminal F to A.
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Philadelphia is take a shuttle bus from F to A. You do not have to go through security.
Will they see this on my ticket then? I have never flown internationally by myself before so this is all new to me? Will they just let me go through? How would I board without going through US customs and security again for when I go to Rome? Thanks for you quick reply btw!
There is nothing you have to go "through". Your arrival into Philadelphia will be like a domestic flight since you will have already cleared US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You just show your passport to the gate agent when you board the flight to Rome.
How long does it take to get from the shuttle to terminal A?
The shuttle itself will take 10-15 minutes and walking to your gate will take another ~5 minutes.
How I connect in Philly. Web site says flight lands at gate 1 (no terminal). Departure at Terminal F
So you're flying in from Salisbury? Where are you flying out to?
American Airlines from Terminal F to LA
All you have to do in PHL is take the Shuttle bus from F to A/B/C then. It runs inside security.
Yes, flying from Salisbury MD to Philly to LA on American
I am connecting from London to PHL for 3 hours to then catch a flight to LAX. If I will have checked luggage and no Global Entry and TSA Pre-Check, will 3 hours be sufficient?

Yes, that is plenty of time.
Our flight lands in Philly (from D.C.) at 8:36 am at Terminal F. We depart at 9:50 am for Punta Cana from Terminal this enough time to make the connection and do we take a shuttle?
You take the shuttle. You should have enough time.