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  • PHX-SFO-KZN on different airlines
    Oct 9, 2016
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    I am flying From Phoenix to SFO with United (1hour 10 min layover) then SFO to KZN with Turkish Airlines . do I have to claim my luggage and go through customs? do I have enough time

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.

     

  • Time to move from Intl Terminal A (Hawaiian Airlines) to Terminal 3(Un
    Oct 9, 2016
    4
    I have a 1 hour layover in SFO where i arrive at International Terminal A(Hawaiian Airlines) and need to catch a connecting Flight with United Airlines at Domestic Terminal 3. Is one hour enough time and is there a way to avoid going through the security again?

     

    There is no way to avoid going through security again. It's barely enough time without checked bags and impossible with checked bags.

     

    I will have checked bags as well :( Do i need to re-check them? I don't understand why Expedia site would come up with such an itinerary when it is so difficult to get to the connecting flight.

     

    I found another itinerary with a 1hr 55min layover in SFO connecting from Intl Terminal A to domestic terminal 3 (United airlines). With checked bags,would it be possible to make it ? Thank you

     

    That would be easier.

     

  • SYD to SFO then connecting to SAN
    Oct 7, 2016
    1
    I'm a us citizen returning from SYD to SFO and have a 1:20 layover to get to my connecting flight to SAN. I won't be checking bags and will be flying first and business class so reentry through security is through the expedited lines. Is this enough time? I land on a Friday morning at 7:20 am and next flight departs about 8:30 am, all united.

     

    It's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Enough time?
    Oct 6, 2016
    2
    We are flying a United from Denver to Kauai in January with only a 55 minute layover. Is that a safe connection with a mother who needs a wheelchair and given the fact that deicing may have to be done before the plane leaves Denver? With as popular as Hawaii is, Im afraid three of us may not be able to get out on the next flight if we miss our connection?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Denver is pretty efficient at De-Icing.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • MexCity-SFO-JFK
    Oct 6, 2016
    2
    I'm traveling from Mexico City to NY via SFO I land in San Fran at 22:28 & my connecting flight to NY leaves at 23:25. I have been told my bags with go through but will I get to my flight on time? I didn't choose this flight my travel agent arranged it & told me it's plenty of time but I'm a little worried, as I'm assuming I have to go through immagration & I know that can sometimes take awhile. Any advice would be helpful thanks in advance.

     

    you have been told completely wrong. You have to 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. 58 minutes is not enough time for that, even late in the evening.

     

    Thanks for that, I have made my travel agent change the flight that has me flying into San Fran @ 19:05 & out @ 23:25 still.

     

  • ORD > SFO > TPE
    Oct 5, 2016
    1
    All on United ticket. ORD to SFO T3 with 1:10 connection time for SFO Intl T to TPE. Is this enough time and can you get to the connection inside of security.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. Yes, there is a walkway inside security from T3 to Concourse G of the International Terminal.

     

  • IND-SFO-NRT
    Oct 5, 2016
    1
    I am going to travel IND-SFO-NRT in Dec. I have 65 min. connection in SFO to board the flight to Narita, Japan. All flight tickets are under United airlines reservation and SFO to NRT is operated by ANA. ANA boarding time is normally 40 min before departure time. Will I able to make this connection?

     

    All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from Indianapolis is on-time.

     

  • PHL-SFO-SYD
    Nov 13, 2016
    3
    Traveling from PHL through SFO to SYD on Qantas on Dec. 10. Layover is 1:53. Is that enough time to get from domestic to international terminal? We are not checking any bags.

     

    What airlines are you flying? That's fairly important information.

     

    We are flying American PHL-SFO and Qantas SFO-SYD. Thank you for your advice.

     

    That should be just enough time if the flight from PHL is on-time.

     

  • connection time
    Oct 3, 2016
    1
    I am going to fly PVG-SFO-ATL. However United changed the time of the second flight. So I only have 2hr15min connection time. I am a Chinese citizen. Is it enough for me to go through the custom, take my baggage and get on the next flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Shanghai is on-time.

     

  • Short connection
    Oct 3, 2016
    2
    Hi! My flight from BWI is scheduled to arrive at 09.52 AM at SFO this Saturday. Next flight from SFO to YVR will depart at 10.40 AM. Will I make this connection, or should I change my flight schedule? Thanks!

     

    Forgot to mention: both flights are operated by United airlines and I do not have checked baggage

     

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

     

  • Connection time
    Oct 3, 2016
    1
    Flights are MSY-SFO-YVR with a 47 minute layover in SFO- is that enough time to make flight? Both flights are United.

     

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

     

  • Enough connection time
    Oct 2, 2016
    1
    Hello flying from Vancouver Canada to Burbank airport via San Francisco only have thirty minutes to connect. Arrival and departure both day terminal 3 on tickets. Is there enough time to make next flight.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Australia-SFO-Calgary
    Oct 2, 2016
    1
    We land into SFO at 7.10am on United from Syd and depart SFO at 8.30am for Calgary, Canada. I am concerned we do not have enough time???

     

    That is indeed a very difficult connection. In SFO you have to 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. Everything has to go perfectly for that to be enough time.

     

  • Help
    Oct 1, 2016
    1
    Connecting at united/luftahnsa flight Frankfurt-San Fran-Honolulu only have 1.48 min connection time and have to change from terminal 1 to terminal 3. Do we need to collect baggage? Or will it follow on to hnl and will we have enough time to make the flight thanks

     

    You will not arrive in Terminal 1. You arrive in the International Terminal, where you will 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. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • EWR-SFO-PVG
    Sep 30, 2016
    1
    Hi. I am flying from Newark to SFO to Shanghai on United. Flights were booked on the same reservation. I land in SFO at 12:20 pm on a thursday in october and my next flight leaves at 1:35pm. Do you think I will have enough time? Do I have to claim my baggage or just walk to the next gate? Thanks.

     

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

     

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