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I booked a flight running by Alakan Air from Seattle to San Fransico and arrive at T2 then I have 1 hour 20 mins to connect to Cathay Pacific to HK at mid night, do I have enough time? thanks
Hoq do i do this?
Alaska uses the International Terminal, not Terminal 1. You will have to claim your bags from Alaska, walk or take the Airtrain to Terminal 3, re-check your bags with United, and go through security. If you don't have checked bags, ignore the parts about bags.
My apologies trying to figure out with no checked bags will i have to exit security. I guess it is terminal 2 to terminal 3.
Yes, you will have to exit security.
Hi,

Just booked a ticket from New York to New Zealand through SFO and found the connecting time really tight. Would I be able to make it?

NY -> SFO -> Auckland: layover 1h 8 mins
Auckland -> SFO -> NY: layover 1h 20 mins

Airline: New Zealand Airline /Operated by United
Have global entry but worry about the luggage pick up time.
On the way to Auckland that's enough time. On the return I would say that's probably not enough time.
I have a flight from KIX (Osaka, Japan) to SFO, then SFO to ORD (Chicago, IL) after a 90 minute layover. Will I need to claim bags, go through customs, then check in again for my second flight, or will I go through customs in Chicago?
In San Francisco you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you for the info., Zap--
Hi, Am intending (hoping) to be on UA flights out of IND to SFO and from SFO to SIN. The layover is 46min (2153hrs-2240hrs).. any advice as to the chances of me getting on or missing my flight?
That is possible if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I plan to take AS 1713 from Dallas Love Field to SFO on 9:40 am ETA, then take BR 7 on 00:20 pm from SFO to Taipei. Two separated reservations, so I need to claim baggages when arrival, recheck baggages for taking BR 7 fight, and pass through all the security checks. Will the 2 hours 40 minutes connecting time be enough for me? Thank you very much.
I plan to flight AS 1713, departed from Dallas Love Field and to arrive SFO on 9:40 am, and then transfer to the BR 7, scheduled to depart from SFO on 00:20 pm to Taipei. Is the 2 hours 40 minutes connecting time long enough for me to claim baggages and go through the security check? Thanks
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I'm scheduled to arrive at SFO's international terminal from Hong Kong on a Singapore Airlines flight at 9.15pm and I want to take a United flight to Seattle at 10.55pm. Will the 1hr 40min be enough time to make that connection? I have 1 checked bag so I will need to claim it and then pass it through security again, then make it to Terminal 3.
With the late evening arrival, you have a chance, but this is still somewhat risky.
I’m flying from LAX to San Francisco and have an hour layover to fly to Tel Aviv. All flights United. Will I make it? There’s no terminal info on the booking to know if I need to change
You arrive in Terminal 3 and depart from concourse G of the International Terminal. They are connected inside security by a walkway. You have enough time as all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi there, I plan on flying Portland to Auckland NZ VIA SFO on United/Air NZ through fare. Turnaround time in SFO is 1hr 25min. Enough time? Do I need to claim bags and put through International security or anything? Thank you
All you have to do on the way to New Zealand is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.