Philadelphia (PHL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Hi, have a connecting flight at PHL. Arriving with a BA flight from LHR at terminal A, connecting to CUN with an AA flight from the same terminal (A). How does the security check work, I have 2hrs in between the flights, enough time? Br, Anders
You have to 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.
I will be arriving from the UK into PHL on an American Airlines flight, Assuming Terminal A for US Immigration and Customs. I then will be connecting to a Delta domestic flight. When I pick up my bags from American, will I be able to check them in At Terminal A or will I need to take them to Delta ticketing in Terminal E and if so how do I go from A to E?
You will have to take your bags to Terminal E to check them with Delta. The only way is to walk along the curbfront.
I am flying to Montreal from Florida changing planes in PHL. My plane lands at 9:33 terminal B. Plane takes off Terminal A at 11:05. Do I have to go get my bags at baggage claim and then go through customs to recheck them and will I have enough time to do that? I have never been to this airport and don't know my way around and haven't been on many international flights. Thank you.
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time. Your flight to Montreal will actually likely depart from Terminal F.
Thank you, I am wondering why my itinerary tells me baggage D and leaving out of Terminal A. I will look again when it is closer to my flight. Thanks again!
Because that is most likely Carousel in Terminal A.
We will be flying into Philadelphia airport from the Dominican Republic. Approximately how long will it take to walk from the international terminal to the domestic terminal
Domestic flights leave from every terminal at PHL. In PHL 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 need 90 minutes minimum to do this.
I need to pickup my baggage from terminal A then head to terminal B for my next flight. Will I need to exit through customs and security and then take a shuttle or is it possible to pick up luggage and go through connections right away?
Thank you! Sara
You will claim your bags, go through US Customs and then if your bags are tagged to your final destination, you can drop them right back off at the re-check desk, then go through security and talk to Terminal B.