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  • connecting thru PHL to Dublin
    May 17, 2016
    Hi, kind of new to the travel thing. we are traveling from atlanta to PHL, and then suppose to change planes to then fly to Dublin(ireland). we are NOT checking any bags my wife and I just have carry on and one personal (handbag/backpack). according to the flight there is only like 90 min if we land on time, until the nxt one is suppose to depart. is there anyway to tell what gates or if we will have to exit and reenter using security,? did not know if they needed to send us thru security again since its the 1st leg is only domestic but the second one is to Dublin. same airlines


    All gates in Philadelphia are connected inside security. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


  • MAN - PHL - MCO
    May 17, 2016
    Hi, I am arriving on a flight from Manchester, UK connecting at PHL to Orlando. We arrive at 1.40pm with the connecting flight departing at 3.30pm - having 1h50mins to clear customs / collect bags / check bags again is this enough time? Apologies in advance if this has been asked previously... Thanks.


    With the security staffing issues at major US Airports. It's unlikely that this is enough time currently.


  • Connection
    May 16, 2016
    I am arriving at 5p.m. terminal F. Where is the terminal shuttle and will I have problem making a 6:30 p.m. international flight? Checked in bags should flow thru. Thank you.


    The Terminal shuttle is fairly obvious, nearly everyone getting off a flight in F will be heading towards it. Yes, you should have enough time.


  • Short connection to Halifax, terminal change
    May 16, 2016
    Hello, I am about to book a flight on American/American eagle from DCA to PHL to Halifax. It has a 44 minute layover and notes a terminal change. Is this a problem? Will we have time to make it?


    It's just enough time if the flight from DCA is on-time.


  • Connection
    May 16, 2016
    I will fly from DC to Philadelphia with AA and will have 58 minutes there for a connection fly to Lisbon. Does the 58 minutes enough for connecting at Philadelphia airport? Do I need to change the termino?


    That should be enough time. All gates in PHL are connected inside security.


  • Transit
    May 16, 2016
    Hi, I would like to ask if I arrive at PHL at 11:00am domestic, is there enough time to make a bus (30th Market St) by 12:30pm? Thanks.


    Without checked bags that would probably be enough time. With having to wait for checked bags it might be a little difficult.


  • Baggage claim
    May 11, 2016
    HI, I am flying from MAN (UK) to Philadelphia and have a connecting flight to Indianapolis I know I have enough time as I have well over 3 hours. The flights are all booked through American Airlines or their partners, I would like to know if I will have to claim baggage and then re-check them. I don't know which terminal I will be leaving from but assume it will be different from the arrival one. Many thanks.


    Yes, you will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.


  • In from UK and out to Boston
    May 10, 2016
    Is 1hr 25 mins enough time to change terminals?


    You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security. No, that is not enough time. You'll want at least 2 hours.


    Thank you SO much for your speedy response ... saved me a lot of heartache. No idea why they would give this much time whey know it's not enough.


  • From International - Domestic Terminal
    May 9, 2016
    Hi, My Lufthansa flight from FRA is scheduled to land in PHL at 16:05, we will land in Terminal A correct? My American Airlines connecting flight is scheduled to leave PHL flying to CLT at 17:25. What terminal does AA fly out of? Will I have enough time - only carry on luggage with me... Thnx! Christl


    You will arrive, go through US Immigration and Customs and security. 80 minutes is below the recommended international to domestic connection time, even without checked bags. Your flight to Charlotte will depart from Terminal A, B, or C, but you will probably miss it.


    May 6, 2016
    Hi, I am planning on booking a flight from San Diego on American Airlines landing in PHL at 19.45, my connecting flight departs for Manchester, UK at 20.55. Is this enough time to make the connecting flight? How will I stand with customs, immigration, luggage etc...


    Yes, that is plenty of time. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Cancun-Philly-LHR
    May 3, 2016
    Hi Will be flying from Cancun via Philly later on today, final destination Heathrow , UK all sectors on American airlines . Do we still clear customs at Philly although we will be proceeding on another international flight ? Connection time is 90 mins , a little apprehensive about missing the conex . Please advice . Thank you


    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, then go through security and to your departure gate. you have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Barcelona to Philly to Boston
    May 2, 2016
    Flying into Philly from Barcelona, American Airlines #743, arriving Philly at 4:10pm, departing Philly at 5:45pm American Airlines #715. Is there enough time to make the connection? I suppose we will have to go through customs and then security. No checked bags. Thanks.


    With no checked bags it's possible, but it leaves no time to spare if there are any delays.


  • connection time
    Apr 30, 2016
    Is 50 minutes sufficient to get from Terminal B to Terminal F?


    Yes, it is if the first flight is on-time. There is a shuttle inside security to Terminal F.


  • halifax to philly
    Apr 29, 2016
    What terminal do we arrive at coming from Halifax on American Airlines? we are connecting from terminal f, will we have to go through security again? I'm concerned that we would lose our Duty free purchase as we are only taking carry on luggage, Thanks for info.


    You will arrive in Terminal F as well. Even if you do not. Terminal F is connected to the other terminals inside security by a shuttle bus and you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax so you do not have to worry about going through security in Philadelphia.


  • Coming into and out of PHL
    Apr 29, 2016
    Hi I am flying from Manchester UK into PHL and then have a connecting flight onto Dayton OH - there is 2 hours and 15 minutes between the incoming and outgoing flights. Firstly, is that enough time to clear customs (not the fast track agreement because the UK doesn't have that yet) and will I have to collect and re-check my bag or is it checked all the way through from Manchester? Secondly, the return leg is the same but I only have 1 hour 21 minutes to get my connecting flight back to Manchester. Again, is that going to be enough time? Apologies for such a long post and thanks in advance for any responses.


    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, your bags will be tagged to DAY, but in Philadelphia you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. On the return to Manchester, all you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. Again, you have enough time.


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