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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!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
We will be flying from Dublin and clearing Customs at PHL. American changed our connecting flight to Orlando giving us only 1 hr. 40 min. Is this sufficient time? Thanks so much!
Actually if you are flying from Dublin you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. All you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Thanks for letting us know this. Will we need to go thru security again?
No, you will not.
Thanks so much for allaying our fears of not having enough time. We very much appreciate it.
On October 21 I will be flying into Philadelphia from Cancun. I have one hour and 15 minutes to get my connection to Pittsburgh. Is this adequate time?
Realistically, no, that's probably not enough time unless your flight from Cancun arrives quite early.