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  • Is 2 hrs and 38 minutes enough
    Jun 28, 2016
    Hello, I'm arriving to SFO at 11:12 am through American Airlines and then taking a connecting flight , which was not booked together, to Hong Kong (United) at 1:50 pm. I have no bags to check in. I have two questions. 1. Would this be enough time? 2. Normally what's the terminal and if possible the gate, I will board the Hong Kong flight? Thank you


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will depart from concourse G of the International Terminal.


  • Terminal 2 to international
    Jun 30, 2016
    Hi there I'm looking at arriving from PHL to SFO at 9.08pm and then travelling onto Sydney at the International Terminal at 11.25pm - will i have enough time, will i have to recheck my bag or go through security again etc or is it a post security connection? Many thanks


    What airlines are you flying? Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate ones?


    Yes, sorry, all one ticket with AA - flight to Sydney will be code share with Qantas - so I am expecting to check my bags all the way through from PHL to Sydney


    Yes, that is enough time. You will just take the AirTrain to the International Terminal and go through Security. You don't have to do anything with your bags in SFO on your way to Sydney.


  • united, cle to sfo to syd
    Jun 28, 2016
    I will arrive at sfo from cle at 9:43 pm at terminal 3, then will have to go to either g or a (international) for sfo to syd, the time is 10:55 pm. It is a connecting flight. Is it enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is walkway inside security connecting T3 and G.


  • Is 1 hour 40 minutes enough time to take a connecting flight
    Jun 26, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Jul 16, 2016
    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?


    You cannot apply for a transit or visitor visa in a foreign airport or online. You need to apply using a US Embassy or Consulate. There is a US Consulate in Calgary.


    Thank you for the infos


    Hi Zap, is there really a need to apply for US transit visa on my 2 hours 41 minutes lay over? I'm not leaving the airport anyway. I will go directly to the departure area. Thank you in advance.


  • Do I have enough time to connect
    Jun 25, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.


    Jun 16, 2016


    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


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