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I'm flying home from San Juan to London Heathrow with a connection in Philadelphia. Will I have to go through immigration, pick up my luggage, go through customs and recheck them again, like I had to do on the way over?
No, flights from Puerto Rico to the mainland are considered domestic flights and there is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do on your way back to London is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Im flying to PHL from London during the christmas rush, arrive in terminal A at 16:05 and wanting to catch a flight to Scranton Pa (AVP) which leaves from a separate terminal or the furthest concourse, I cant remember the details. I would have 2 hours and 20 minutes to pick up bags, get to the terminal, check bags and clear security - last flight of the night,. do I book it or just plan to stay over?
It will be quite difficult, but isn't impossible. I would only try it without checked bags.
I arrive into Philadelphia Terminal A at 18.55 from Cancun. My connecting flight to Dublin is 20.55 (also terminal A). Presumably out baggage will go straight from Cancun to Dublin as it is package holiday. Will we have enough time??
You presume wrong. 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 just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
American Airlines Flight from Toronto to PHL (Flight 4060) is delayed, will arrive~8:20PM in Terminal F, Gate F34. American Airlines Flight from PHL to SWF departs at 9:25PM (so about 1 hour layover). Looks like both inbound / outbound flights will be Terminal F. Coming from Toronto will I have problems with this connection (I don't have any checked luggage), or is most of the security/etc. taken care of in Toronto?
Everything is taken care of in Toronto. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
I'm going from Germany (munich) to Texas next Saturday via PHL and have 2 hours 15 mins between arrival and departure. Both flights are AA. If I understand correctly, I have to do check out, controll and then check in. Is that right? Wll I have enough time? Do I have to walk far (arrive at Terminal A and depart at B) It's my first time going so far and I'm gioing on my own. A friend of mine at a travel agency booked for me and said it should work out - but I'm a vbit afraid...
You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk immediately after, then go through security and to your departure gate. B is right next to A. You have enough time.
I am flying from Toronto International Airport to PHIL with American Airlines and then onto Manchester UK with Iberia (booked together). I have 1h30 to transfer in PHIL, is this enough time? Will I have to collect my bags and check in again, or are bags forwarded automatically? Do I need an ESTA for my connection? (Note I am a UK citizen with a Canadian study permit). Thanks.
Note that your flight to Manchester will also be operated by American. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I have a 6:00 a.m. Flight from Boston to PHL on AA, arriving at 7:25. Connecting flight to FLL leaves at 8:15. If both are in Terminal B I guess it should be okay, but if connection is in Terminal C will we make it??? Thank you!!
Yes, that is enough time, all gates at PHL are connected inside security.
Hello on my way back to Europe I only have a 50 min layover in PHI, I arrive with united and the other is with Lufthansa I did buy the tickets together so you think the 50min is reasonable and if they are taking care of the suitcases? Kind regards Sylvia
Yes, that's possible although you will have quite a long walk in Philadelphia.
I'm flying into PHL from SFO at 16.38 on American Airlines. Not sure which terminal I will arrive at (B?), but then I need to transfer to a British Airways flight to London at Terminal A, which leaves at 18.40. My flight from SFO has a BA flight number. Do I have to pass through customs at PHL, or will I do this at SFO. Can I check my bags all the way through? If I do need to go through customs at PHL, will I make it?
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. If all flights are on the same reservation you just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in PHL. You have plenty of time.