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  • Customs and baggage
    Feb 14, 2017
    I will be flying from Toronto to Philly, with a further connection. When I land in Philly, I will go through customs there and then do I collect my luggage or will that automatically go to my final destination?


    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 if both flights are on American.


    Feb 12, 2017
    I will be landing at Terminal D @ 5:18 PM and my connection at Terminal F @ 6: PM. There is almost 40 min. between each flight. Do I have enough time to walk or take the shutle?


    No flights to San Juan leave from Terminal F, so you have the terminals mixed up. If both flights are on American, you just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have just enough time.


    Thank you, I was wrong. Arrive at Terminal F, but departure is from Terminal A. OK


    That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Feb 8, 2017


    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thank you!


  • Can you make it from terminal F to Terminal A in 1 hour?
    Jan 26, 2017
    My connecting international flight leaves from terminal A but my arriving domestic flight arrives at terminal F - can you make the international flight with 1 hour 10 minutes? Do I have to go through security at PHL or is this a straight terminal change without security clearance? Thanks


    Yes, you can do that. You can go from F to A via shuttle or walking without having to go through security.


    Jan 22, 2017
    Hi, can someone tell me if a layover of 1h20 is enough to connect a flight from los Angeles, to Philadelphia, final destination Montreal


    Yes, all you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Jan 20, 2017
    How long do I need to allow for transferring at PHL from a flight from London LHR to the terminal/gate for my connecting flight to PHF? I have an elderly companion who walks slowly.


    I would want at least 2 hours.


    Thankyou, that's very helpful.


  • time betwwen terminals
    Jan 19, 2017
    How long does it take to go from terminal B gate B5 to terminal F gate F15


    On the shuttle or walking it will take 10-20 minutes.


  • enough time of the layover in the catching the connecting flight
    Jan 19, 2017
    I take AA from SJU to PHL connecting to YYZ. Arriving PHL at 5:05 pm. Layover for 1 hr 30 min and departing from PHL to YYZ at 6:35 pm. Q1. is 1.5 hr layover enough, 2. do we need for baggage clearance and go through immigration?, we need to change to another terminal. we are non US Citizen .thank you


    There is no US Immigration when leaving the US and flights from Puerto Rico to the mainland are domestic flights. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Philadelphia. You have enough time.


  • Terminal B to F in 50 minutes?
    Jan 18, 2017
    I have 50 minutes to get from terminal B to F. I am extremely worried I won't make it. I have a bum knee but I keep reading that the shuttles usually take longer. Any suggestions? Can I get someone with a cart to take me? I have no proof of my torn ligaments but it is very hard to walk (fast) as I cannot fully extend or bend my knee. Also, I am reading I have to go thru security again?? That was not the case when I flew in and out two weeks ago.


    Yes, you don't need any "proof" to request wheelchair service. You do NOT have to go through security again.


  • 2h 30 enough for connection?
    Jan 17, 2017
    Coming from Rome on October 10 3:55pm, connection to Houston 6:31pm. Will this be enough time to go through immigration and customs (US citizens)?


    Yes, that is enough time. However be aware that there will almost definitely be a schedule change between now and October.


  • Getting from GTerminal A to Terminal 0
    Jan 17, 2017
    6 Sept. flight from Shannon lands 14:00. Flight to SF departs 16:14. Is this enough time to get from A to and what about customs


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Shannon. There is no "Terminal 0". Your flight to San Francisco, assuming it is on American, will leave from Terminal A, B, or C. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


    Thank you so much for that. Will I have to collect my bags or will they go directly from Shannon to San Francisco.2c


    You won't have to do anything with your bags in Philadelphia.


    Jan 18, 2017
    How long does it take to walk from Terminal F to say Terminal A orB? Arriving and departing flights are American and I am planning a trip with a 59 min stopover in Philly. Thanks for the help


    You have enough time if the flight from Newburgh is on-time. You can walk or take the shuttle.




    Is it faster to take the shuttle or walk? From what I'm reading he shuttles take longer but I have a bad knee so I would rather not walk. Needing to get from B to F. Only have 50 minutes....


    Jan 13, 2017
    We are a party of three travelling from Tampa international via PHL with 54mins to make the connection to LHR. Both flights are American Airlines. We have checked hold baggage. Is 54mins enough?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thank you-reassuring.


  • YOW to PHL to MIA
    Jan 11, 2017
    Flying from YOW to PHL and have a 1:05 layover before flight to MIA. Go through US customs/imm in YOW, not in PHL. No need to re-check bags nor security, I believe. It appears as though I fly into term F and out of A-West. Do I have enough time to make connection?


    Yes, that is enough time. American runs a shuttle inside security from F to A or you can walk.


  • Punta Cana-PHL-Columbus (CMH)
    Jan 11, 2017
    Hi, I have a 1 hr 40 min layover between my return flight from Punta Cana and my connection to Columbus. Both flights are with American Airlines and we will have checked bags. Is 1 hr and 40 mins enough time to clear customs and make our connection? Thanks!


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


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