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  • YUL-PHL-BCN
    May 14, 2015
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    I am connecting in PHL on a US Airways flight from Montreal to Barcelona? What is the process and how much time do I need for the connection? Do I have to go through passport control on arrival in PHL? Do I have to pick up and recheck my bag in PHL? Will I have to go through TSA security again?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Montreal. All you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will depart from Terminal A. You will likely arrive in Terminal F. Terminal F is connected to the other terminals inside security by a shuttle bus.

     

  • ORD==> PHL ==> TLV
    May 5, 2015
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    I'm traveling from ORD to PHL and then to TLV, all through US airways. I get in to PHL at 7:50pm and my flight to TLV leaves at 9:05PM. Will I have enough time to make my connection? Also, does the shuttle take me to my connection flight? Thanks!

     

    You don't need to take a shuttle. You can just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will have plenty of time if your flight from Chicago is on-time.

     

  • domestic to international flight connectionat at PHL
    May 4, 2015
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    I'm a first time flyer and I didn't think that this would be an issue when I bought my plane ticket, but I'm beginning to worry.. I'm flying from Burlington VT to Cancun, Mexico with a 1.5 hr layover/plane change in Philadelphia. I don't expect the first part of the flight to be an issue and I have someone meeting me in Mexico, but I'm worried about timing with the plane change. I've never flown before and I'm clueless really about the process. Will I have enough time to make the change? I will only have a carry on so I suppose that will be in my favor but I'm starting to really worry about this. The flight from burlington arrives at 10:30am and the flight for cancun departs at 11:55am.

     

    You have plenty of time. you will likely arrive in Terminal F and depart from Terminal A. You have to take a shuttle bus from Terminal F to your departure terminal, bu it runs inside security.

     

  • First time flying, HELP!
    May 3, 2015
    0
    I am flying from Burlington Vermont to Cancun Mexico and have a plane change at philadelphia airport and a 1.5 hour layover. I have never flown before and so obviously have never experienced this aiport. Worried about having enough time to find the plane! What do I do?

     

  • Clearing customs and making connecting flight
    Apr 28, 2015
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    I will be trying from Punta Cana to IND through PHL. I have a 1hr 10min layover and will have checked bags. Is this enough time?

     

    That's 20 minutes shorter than the recommended International to Domestic connection time. Things will have to go exceptionally smoothly in order for you to make it. If you can rebook either a later flight to Indy, earlier flight from Punta Cana, or a connection through Charlotte instead of PHL, I would try to get that instead.

     

  • will we make our connection?
    Apr 19, 2015
    1
    We will arrive at PHL 745am and have 2 hours and 20 min to go through immigration (we are not citizens) with a one year old before we fly to CLT at 1205pm. is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • 1 hr 22 m layover?
    Apr 13, 2015
    1
    I would fly from Buffalo to Philadelphia to LA on a Friday morning. Is an hour and 22 minute layover in Philadelphia long enough?

     

    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal F it is connected to the other terminals by a shuttle bus inside security.

     

  • Extra Security for Tel Aviv bound flights
    Apr 2, 2015
    1
    I have 2:17 hours before flight to Tel Aviv on US Airway on 5/30. Is there additional time needed for security on Israel bound flights and is that enough time. Arriving from Chicago at Terminal B.

     

    That should be plenty of time. Other than the security you just have a very short walk to your departure gate.

     

  • Customs Time
    Mar 30, 2015
    3
    I will be flying US Airways into PHIL from Jamaica. I have a 1hr and 20 min layover in PHIL before my next plane departs. Will I need to go to get my bags from baggage claim, re-check them, go through customs and make my next flight? If so, why do I need to get my bags, shouldnt they make the connection on their own? Also, will I have enough time to make it through everything in 1hr and 20mins?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have to claim your bags so that they are with you when you go through US Customs so you are there if there are any items that require paying duty or are illegal. 1 hr 20 minutes is 10 minutes below the minimum recommended international to domestic connection time at PHL.

     

    Do you what time I should be at my departing gate prior to my departure time of 5:45?

     

    As soon as you can. They will probably start boarding at around 5:15, maybe before if it's a big plane, maybe a little later if it's a small plane.

     

  • PHL to Punta Cana
    Mar 8, 2015
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    I am Arriving in PHL from CMH on a US Airways flight with a 55 minute layover. I will then be switching airlines to American Airlines for my flight to Punta Cana, Will this be enough time? Also, will I have to go through security again?

     

    Both flights will be on US airways. You do not have to go through security. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Only a half hour between connection to international flight to Halifax
    Feb 3, 2015
    1
    Received email notification from American Airlines that there has beeb a change to my flight times (we used Business points)and now we are arriving on US Airways 851 from Orlando and have only 30 minutes to get to US Airways 4545 ( international flight) to Halifax. Is this even possible? It looks like these are different terminals as well. How fast is the shuttle from A east to west? If we don't make the connection, what do we do next? Stressed out!! Any advice would be appreciated.

     

    US 4545 will likely leave from Terminal F. 30 minutes is quite difficult. I would contact US Airways and ask for an earlier flight from Orlando if you can make that.

     

  • Short layover
    Jan 25, 2015
    1
    I would appreciate your help.Arriving internationl in PHL have 2 hour layover transfering to domestic flight to Detroit-Canadian passport.Should I have enough time or change my flight and how do I get from Terminal A to Domestic Terminal-F I think.Thank you.

     

    Your flight to Detroit probably will not depart from F. Where are you flying in from? If you are flying out of Terminal F it is connected to the other terminals by a shuttle bus inside security.

     

  • Customs in Philly?
    Jan 22, 2015
    1
    I'm travelling from Berlin ( via Berlin Air) to Munich where will take a USAir Flight to Philly, arriving Friday at 3:30pm. I have a two hour layover until my next flight to Cincinnati. Will I go through customs in Philly? Will I have enough time to make my next flight?

     

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

     

  • International transfer
    Jan 17, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'm planning to fly to Montreal from Heathrow, London travelling via Philadelphia. Do I need to clear US customs when I get to Philadelphia and how long should I allow for the transfer? Many thanks.

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Montreal. However, you will arrive in Terminal F and depart from Terminal A, opposite sides of the airport, so leave at least an hour between flights.

     

  • Connection time
    Jan 14, 2015
    1
    Hi! I want to book a flight from Madrid, Spain, to Las Vegas that goes through Philadelphia. I have 1 hour 35 minutes from arrival to departure. Both flights are operated by American Airlines, but I can't find the specifics about the terminals. Will I be able to make it if I travel with no checked luggage? Thank you in advance

     

    Yes, that is enough time.

     





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