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  • Layover time
    Apr 29, 2016
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    I'm coming from Seoul on a UA flight at 11am and I'm scheduled to depart for Cleveland on a UA flight at 1pm. So I only have 2 hours for the immigration/customs clearance. Is that enough time?

     

    That should be enough time as long as everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Arrive to SFO from AMS at 11:45 and then connect to SAN at 15:10
    Apr 28, 2016
    1
    Hi, I will arrive in SFO from Amsterdam (AMS) at 11:45 with a KLM flight. Then I want to take a Virgin America flight to San Diego (SAN) which leaves at 15:10. The two flights are booked independently, and I will have checked in lugagge. Is there enough time to make the connection or it is safer to switch to a later flight to San Diego? Thanks, Cristian

     

    That should be enough time.

     

  • Enough time
    Apr 26, 2016
    1
    Flying from Atlanta to SFO then to Vancouver BC. We have an hour layover. We will have checked baggage. All flights are United Airlines. Do we have enough time.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • terminal change
    Apr 26, 2016
    1
    I am flying from SBA to SFO, and have a 1 hr 15 min layover with a terminal change to Turkish Airlines. Will I have to go through security again when I change terminals? Is there enough time?

     

    No, there is a walkway from Terminal 3 to concourse G of the International Terminal inside security.

     

  • International flight from Phx to Haneda via SFO
    Apr 25, 2016
    1
    American has me landing in SFO and leaving in one hour via Japan Airlines. Landing at Terminal 2, leaving from International Terminal. This will be at 1am, is this enough time? OMG I am freaking out. Since I booked through American, they will transfer luggage, right? And do I just go to my terminal or check in at Japan Airlines?

     

    You just go to the international terminal and through security. Your bags will be checked through and you will be issued both boarding passes in Phoenix. You shouldn't have issues with security that late in the evening. If your flight from Phoenix is on-time this is possible.

     

  • Transfer from International to United Domestic flight
    Apr 24, 2016
    1
    I arrive from New Zealand on Air NZ at 1245pm and have a connecting United flight at 1450pm ... Is this transfer time do-able. Have to get to Terminal 3 so is the monorail transfer quickest option?

     

    It's fastest to just walk to Terminal 3. That should be enough time.

     

  • Can I make a 54 minutes flight connection in SF?
    Apr 24, 2016
    1
    Looking at booking a flight from our home town airport Santa Maria to SF and then only a 54 minute connection on United going to Newark and on to Milan. Is this short amount of time do-able in San Francisco? Thanks.

     

    Yes, that is possible.

     

  • sna to sfo to international Air Canada
    Apr 23, 2016
    1
    we only have a 59 minute layover and need to get from United domestic to Air Canada international. do we have to go thru security and can we make it. July 23rd '17

     

    If your Air Canada flight leaves from the G concourse you can walk straight to your departure gate. If it leaves from the A concourse you will have to go through security. Air Canada uses both.

     

  • YVR -> SFO -> HNL
    Apr 21, 2016
    1
    I am flying from YVR to HNL with a layover in SFO for 50 minutes. I have a checked baggage as well. Will this be enough time and would we have to recheck in our luggage and go through customs again?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3. You have enough time as long as your flight from Vancouver is on-time.

     

  • YVR-SFO-PTY
    Apr 21, 2016
    2
    Hello, I am flying United from YVR to SFO with a 1h 20 min gap between my next flight from SFO to Panama City (PTY) on Copa. Is this enough time? Will I need to collect checked luggage and go through security again? This is part of an Aeroplan (Star Alliance) reward ticket. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver.You don't have to do anything with your bags or go through Security in SFO. You just have to walk from your arrival gate in Terminal 3 to your departure gate in concourse G of the International Terminal. There is a walkway connecting them inside security.

     

    Thank you so much for the quick response and info--greatly appreciated!

     

  • IS 1 hour 55 min ENOUGH TIME WITH SEPARATE AIRLINE BOOKINGS
    Apr 19, 2016
    1
    ARRIVING from Honolulu(Virgin America) at 08:45PM...then Air Canada flight to Toronto at 10:40 PM(will have checked baggage)...presume have to collect bags and go through security (no customs I believe until Toronto arrival)

     

    Yes, that is barely enough time if your flight from Honolulu is on-time.

     

  • AC to UA Connection in SFO
    Apr 19, 2016
    1
    Travel in May from Toronto to Bakersfield CA. Air Canada arrives international terminal and connection is out of Terminal 3. They gave us a 53 minute connection. Is that viable?

     

    Yes, it's possible. If you arrive in Concourse G you just have to walk to your departure gate. If you arrive in Concourse A you will have to go through security to get to your departure gate. Air Canada uses both concourses.

     

  • Do I have to change terminals
    Apr 18, 2016
    1
    I am flying Dublin to Salt Lake city via San Francisco. At SFO I have a 4.5hrs layover and then fly with United to SLC. Do I have to change terminals? I posted a few mins ago but incorrectly put in Seattle instead of SFO. My apologies.

     

    You will arrive in the concourse G of the International Terminal and depart from Terminal 3, so you technically change terminals, however, because you will have precleared US Immigration and Customs in Dublin and there is a walkway inside security from G to T3, all you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • Arriving SFO onto New York in 2 hours?
    Apr 18, 2016
    3
    I'll be arriving SFO from Sydney at 9:30am, and need to get on a connecting Delta flight to New York at 11:30am. So I need to get from international arrivals to pick up baggage and re-check in at Terminal 1-C - is that likely to be enough time?

     

    Also I should add that this will be September on a Thursday morning

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. If all tickets are on one reservation you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk after clearing customs. You don't have to bring them with you to Terminal 1.

     

    Thanks. They are separate reservations

     

  • MFR-SFO-PVR
    Apr 15, 2016
    1
    Hi! Flying from Medford (MFR) to PVR with a layover in SFO. The layover is 1 hour & 43 minutes, will that be enough time to get us through customs? We are on all United flights. Thanks!

     

    There is no US Customs when exiting the US. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in SFO on your way to Puerto Vallarta. You have plenty of time.

     

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