San Francisco (SFO) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Am arriving via Singapore Airlines from Singapore at 0940. Connecting via Virgin to San Diego at 1208. Is it enough time to clear immigration , collect bags , recheck in and reach the gate with time to spare ?
Hi, we're arriving at SFO from YVR at 8:19am. We have a connection flight to Miami at 9:27. Do we have enough time? Both flights are with United. Many thanks in advance.
I am connecting from CVG to SFO to Sydney. Two questions: 1)Do I need to go through security again at SFO? and 2) My layover is only 1 hour 10 minutes-is that enough time to make connection?
If both flights are on United then you don't have to go through security again in San Francisco, just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, we are arriving into SFO at 8.45pm on United from Cancun, then the flight on Air NZ To Auckland at 9.45pm, these are all booked on the same ticket, is this enough time and do we have to clear customs?
No, that is not enough time. You need to find a different itinerary. You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.
I'm flying into San Francisco and catching a connecting flight out to Honolulu in September.
I have 1hour and 20 mins time between flights, is this enough? Also I know I have to go through immigration and recheck my luggage, but do I need to go through security again or is it just straight through from recheck to board the plane? Any help would be great. Thank you
Where are you flying into SFO from? What airlines are you flying?
Flying in from London Heathrow, united airlines throughout, sorry I should've thought about putting that too.
Yes, you will have to go through security after clearing US Customs and re-checking your bags. That is a very difficult connection.
Am I likely to make the connection or am I better off attempting to change my flights? I should land in SFO at 3:15pm if this makes any difference?
Do I have to change terminals if transit SFO to San Diego? I will be on crutches?
What airline are you flying? Where are you flying into SFO from?
New Zealand
Air Nz from New Zealand
and what airline are you flying to San Diego?
United Airlines
You will arrive in concourse G of the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate in Terminal 3, which is right next to concourse G.
Thank you. Will I have to walk far? I'll be on crutches
Thank you. Will I have to walk far? I'll be on crutches
I am flying to Sydney in October. I would arrive in SFO at 9:55 PM and the flight to Sydney leaves at 11:00 PM (1 hr 5 min connection). All flights are with United, is this enough time?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Arriving from Boston Sept. 21 7:40pm, Delta.
Can I make an Alaska connection from SFO to PDX at 8:45pm?
With checked bags, no. Without checked bags, maybe if everything goes perfectly.
Hi on wednesday 2nd Aug 2017 I'm departing YVR and Arriving at SFO at 8.18am and depart SFO for MCO at 9.05am - is 47 minutes enough time? I only have one carry on bag and no checked luggage, im a new zealand citizen
Sorry,I also should have said im flying with united the whole way
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi i have a connecting flight from NRT - SFO - DFW. i reach SFO at 10.40am and leave SFO to DFW at 1.12pm. I understand i am required to check out my bags and check in again here due to immigration checks when entering US. Am travelling with an infant so may i know exactly which terminal to go to. Travelling via united. And will it be enough time?
You will arrive in the International Terminal and depart from Terminal 3. You have enough time.
Thanks Zap. Can i also confirm a rough estimate of time of the immigration checks in SFO. Will be travelling on a Wednesday. Thanks again.