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  • FRA- PHL-RSW connection
    Mar 15, 2015
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    Hello, I am traveling from FRA to PHL in September with a gap of 1hr 45 min. Arriving in Terminal A and Departing in Terminal B. Will this be enough time to go through customs and make the next flight? What are the chances of the airport changing terminals or gates?

     

    That should be enough time. Any gate that a flight to RSW would depart from is directly connected to Terminal A.

     

  • 2 hour gap for connecting flight
    Mar 12, 2015
    1
    We fly into PHL Terminal A from Manchester we then fly onto Las Vegas. We have to go to Terminal B, both flights are with US airways, will we have enough time to get through security and will we have to collect our luggage and re check it in? We have 2 hrs and 5 mins in between will we have enough time?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

  • San Diego connection
    Mar 10, 2015
    2
    Flying US Airways from Boston to San Diego, with a 31 min connection at PHL. Will I have enough time to get to my connecting flight?

     

    If your first flight is on-time and you run, you can make it. But if it's delayed, you have a slim chance unless the second flight is also delayed.

     

    Thanks for your quick response! Thankfully, I was assigned a seat in the second row for my first flight so I'll keep my fingers crossed for no delays.

     

  • 38 minute connection
    Mar 9, 2015
    1
    flying to miami from halifax via phili 38 minute stopover in phili According to other posts I will arrive at terminal f and haveto goto terminal B or C. how long does the shuttle take? and will I make it if I have no checked baggage? Thx

     

    With the shuttle you will likely barely have enough time if your flight from Halifax is on-time.

     

  • 1 hr layover btwn terminal A to B
    Mar 9, 2015
    1
    i am going to Jamaica on US air through Philadelphia airport. Do I have to go through security point when I make connection flight since its leaving from different terminal? Is 1hr enough to get to terminal B from A and security line?

     

    No, all terminals at PHL are connected by walkways or a shuttle bus inside security. You should have enough time.

     

  • SCE-PHL-CDG; checked bag
    Mar 6, 2015
    1
    I will flying from SCE to CDG with a 1h30 min layover in PHL. Both flights are on US airways. When I arrive at PHL, I have to connect from Terminal F to Terminal A. Will I have to claim my checked bag and then re-check it for my connecting flight?

     

    No, you will not have to claim your bags. You only need to take the shuttle bus from Terminal F to Terminal A and board your flight.

     

  • security area shuttle bus.
    Mar 5, 2015
    1
    How often does security area shuttle run (time interval)? Also, how long does the shuttle take from Terminal F to terminal A?

     

    The Shuttle runs almost constantly - lots of people use it. It will take maybe 15 minutes to get to Terminal A.

     

  • THZ - PHL - TPA
    Mar 2, 2015
    2
    Flying from Halifax thru Philadelphia to Tampa, 55 minutes to connect, is that enough time?

     

    My flight is on US Airways

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in halifax. You will likely arrive in Terminal F. You will have to take the shuttle bus, which runs inside security from Terminal F to your departure terminal.

     

  • Zurich to Phl to Phx: PHL terminals, security, time
    Feb 27, 2015
    1
    Arriving from Zurich on British Air with a 1 hr 55 min layover, departing on Brit Air operated by US Air: I would come in at Term A west? Leaving from A east? B? or C? I have to go through customs and immigration; do I also have to go through security (and is A to C outside security?)? Is that adequate time?

     

    Note that both flights will be operated by US Airways. Yes, everyone has to go through security after going through customs. You won't know your exact departure terminal until the day of your flight.

     

  • YQB - PHL - BOS
    Feb 27, 2015
    1
    Hullo I'll be flying from YQB to BOS in September with a 2hr layover in PHL. I'm an Australian citizen.Three part question: Will I go through immigration in PHL or BOS? Will I be claiming baggage between flights, and will two hours be enough time to make the connection? Cheers

     

    In Philadelphia, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. 2 hours should be enough time.

     

  • Connecting MUC - PHL - MCO
    Feb 27, 2015
    1
    Hi, I have a stop over in PHL coming from Munich an dgoing to Orlando. I just realized that I need to go through customs in PHL and get my luggage and check back in. If all goes according to the plan, I have 2:25 hours time. Would that be enough? Thanks in advance.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Layover time
    Feb 24, 2015
    3
    Hello, I am flying from boston to PHL into terminal C and then connecting in terminal A to get to Cancun. My layover is only 35 minutes will this be enough time?

     

    Sorry, it is US airways for both flights

     

    Yes, that is enough time if your first flight is on-time and you run. It obviously leaves very little time to spare if there are any delays on your first flight.

     

    Great thank you for your help. I was worried about my checked bag getting to my next plane but I think I should be okay. I have never been to this airport before so I was unsure of distance between terminals. Fingers crossed!

     

  • Connecting PHL to CVG
    Feb 19, 2015
    1
    My flight has been delayed flying from Manchester UK to PHL to catch a connecting flight to Cincinnati CVG and now only have 50 mins layover. I have to check bags and go through customs. Is that enough time ?

     

    No, that is not enough time. If your flight is not today, you need to contact US Airways or your travel agent to request a different connection. If it is today you will just have to try it and hope that you arrive in Philadelphia early or your CVG flight is delayed or you will be rebooked to CVG once you arrive in PHL.

     

  • from Amsterdam to Philadelphia to Puerto Rico
    Feb 18, 2015
    1
    Hello i have flight from Amsterdam to Philadelphia, then from PHL to Puerto Rico? what would be a feasible transfer time to avoid any issue? thanks

     

    90 minutes minimum, 2 hours would be better.

     

  • Question about connecting flight in Philadelphia
    Feb 18, 2015
    3
    Hi I am flying from Toronto to Philadelphia (with US Airways) and then I have a connecting flight to Barcelona (with Finnair). My layover is only 2 hours long.. I got worried that I won't have enough time if I have to go through customs. But from what I've been reading on the forum it seems that you do not need to get your bags and go through customs if you bought the tickets together. Is that correct??

     

    Note that both flights will be operated by US Airways. Finnair doesn't fly to Philadelphia. You will not have to go through Customs. You will pre-clear US Customs in Toronto and will go through Schengen Immigration and customs in Barcelona. All you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you very much for your reply. How is it that Finnair does not fly to Philadelphia when on my Itinerary details it says my connecting flight will be with this airline?

     

    It's called a codeshare. If you look more closely at your itinerary it should say "operated by US Airways" or something like that.

     





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