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  • Is 1 hour 40 minutes enough time to take a connecting flight
    Jun 26, 2016
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    We arrive at SFO at 12.50pm from an Air New Zealand flight and then connect to a United at 2.20pm to Calary. As they are separate booking we need to collect our bags and then re-check them with United. Is this enough time?

     

    Realistically, no, that is not enough time. It may be possible if the ANZ flight arrives a bit early.

     

  • International Terminal G to A connections
    Jun 26, 2016
    1
    Is it possible to connect from International Terminal G to A without exiting and re-entering security?

     

    No, it is not.

     

  • Enough time to connect
    Jun 26, 2016
    1
    Traveling from Oahu on Hawaiian Airlines arriving at 9:15PM and departing to Boston on United at 10:25PM.Is that enough time to get International terminal to Terminal 3 and do we have to go through security again?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal 3. If you don't have checked bags you have just enough time if everything goes perfectly and your flight is on-time and you are already checked in for your United flight. If you have checked bags on two separate reservations that is not enough time.

     

  • Quickest way from inter term to term 2
    Jun 26, 2016
    2
    Hi, I am arriving at SFO inter term on Qantas at 0930 Sat, checked through to JFK on AA, term 2 at 1115. What is the quickest way after customs to fet from the International terminal to terminal 2. Is this connection achievable.

     

    The airtrain connects the terminals outside security. Yes, you have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you

     

  • Do i need a US transit visa
    Jun 25, 2016
    2
    I am from YYC going to SFO via Air Canada, then SFO to HKG via UAL. I have 2 hours 41 mins lay over in SFO, do i need a US transit visa? Is the US tourist visa acceptable? Thank you in advance

     

    What is your citizenship? If you have a multiple-entry tourist visa, then yes, that is acceptable. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary.

     

    thanks for the reply Zap, im a Filipino and i dont have US visa yet. Do i need to apply transit visa in Calgary airport or i will make it online?

     

  • Do I have enough time to connect
    Jun 25, 2016
    1
    I am flying from IAH to SFO then on to CTU (Chengdu China). It is all on United. Im thinking I will arrive at Terminal 3 and the depart out of the international terminal. I have 45 minutes. Will I make it?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if your flight from Houston is on-time. Terminal 3 and the G concourse of the International Terminal are connected inside security by a walkway.

     

  • Connecting flight
    Jun 20, 2016
    1
    Hi there, I am flying in from singapore and reaching SFO at 9.15am via United. My flight to LAX via delta is at 11.45am. Will i have enough have to make the flight? Thanks!

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Is 2:35 enough time to make a domestic flight after arriving from Osak
    Jun 20, 2016
    2
    Is two hours and thirty five minutes enough time to catch an American domestic flight after arriving on a flight from Osaka. I may or may not have checked bags. Thanks you.

     

    Without checked bags it should definitely be enough time. With checked bags it's a little more difficult.

     

    Thank you. Very helpful.

     

  • Do I have enough time??
    Jun 20, 2016
    4
    Hi I have a connecting flight at SFO arrive at 9:34am. My flight to Osaka leaves at 11:35am. Will this be enough time to get to that terminal?

     

    What airlines are you flying? Are both tickets on the same reservation? If both flights are on United then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    It's all United Airlines. So I don't have to go through any customs again?

     

    No, there is no US Customs when leaving the US. Where is your flight into SFO from?

     

    Thanks so much, coming from ATL

     

  • Tight Connections
    Jun 19, 2016
    2
    Hi I have a United flight from Hong Kong to San Antonio, with a 1 hour 25 min layover time in SFO. Is that enough or am I going to miss my connection - especially with having to clear US immigration and change terminals? Thank you!

     

    That is below the minimum International to Domestic Connection time in SFO. You could get lucky and make it, otherwise you will likely be rebooked to San Antonio through Houston.

     

    Thank you ZAP.

     

  • Enough time
    Jun 16, 2016
    1
    Hi i will have a flight from Montreal(YUL) with Air Canada to Taipei with China Airlines. Is 2 hours 22 min connection time enough? I think i will need to go from International-G to International-A at SFO. Thank you

     

    Yes, that should be barely enough time. You will pre-clear SUS Immigration and Customs in Montreal.

     

  • CONNECTING FLIGHTS
    Jun 16, 2016
    2
    WE ARE FLYING FROM LAS TO SFO ON VIRGIN ARRIVING AT 8:45 AM CONNECTING FLIGHT ON HAWAIIAN AT 9:55 AM IS THAT ENOUGHT TIME

     

    With checked bags on two separate reservations that is impossible. With no checked bags or if bags are checked through it is barely possible if everything goes perfectly.

     

    THANKS I DO HAVE 20 EXTRA MINUTES MY ARRIVAL TIME IS 8:25 NOT 8;45 and I have a carry on only and plan to take the airtrain to International terminal your input will greatly help

     

  • Transfer time International to Domestic
    Jun 15, 2016
    1
    HI there, We are arriving in San Francisco on Air NZ at 12.45pm and have a Jetblue flight booked at 3.10pm to NYC. Is that enough time to make the transfer - given we have to collect luggage and clear customs? Thanks in advance for your advice!

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • 30 Minute domestic connection with virgin america?
    Jun 14, 2016
    1
    Have a flight from from NY to SFO that arrives at 10:35, and then a flight that leaves at 11:05 to Seattle. Assuming no delays, is that enough time to make this connection? They are both Virgin America Flights booked on the same ticket, so I'm assuming the arrival and departure gates would be pretty nearby.

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. Obviously it leaves no time to spare if it's delayed.

     

  • Layover
    Jun 14, 2016
    3
    I'm flying from TUS to SFO and arriving at 10:10 am on United. I have a connecting flight on United that leaves at 10:55am to ICN South Korea. Will I have enough time to catch my connecting flight?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the flight from Tucson is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    thank you! Is it in the same terminal? Or do I have to to go to another terminal since its and international flight?

     

    You will arrive in terminal 3 and depart from concourse G of the International Terminal. They are connected inside security by a walkway.

     

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