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Will be arriving at SFO at 9:55am and leaving for China at 11:10am. Will need to change from domestic to international terminal. Is 75 minutes connecting time enough? Thanks!
If both flights are on the same reservation that is enough time. What airlines are you flying?
Both are UA. Thanks!
Then you just walk from T3 to concourse G of the International Terminal. There is a walkway that connects them inside security.
Great! Thanks a lot!
Arrive at 7:55AM on a Friday in mid-Nov 2017 using an award ticket on SQ. Need to buy separate ticket for SFO-IAD leg. Two Options: UA309 at 10:55 (3 hrs laters) or UA753 at 12:15 (4:20 hrs later). How risky is the early flight? US citizen, Global Entry, and checked bags.
With Global Entry, I wouldn't worry about the 3 hour connection.
This sounds crazy...united is offering me a flight from ord to sfo that lands at 10pm and then sfo to Sydney leaving at 1050 pm. Is it possible to catch the flight to Australia?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, so it's enough time if the flight from Chicago is on-time.
Round Trip:
To:
United 8491 (operated by AIR CANADA) from Toronto, arrives at SFO international terminal at 9:35pm, connecting time is 1h 25m, then United 5692 (operated by /SKYWEST DBA UNITED EXPRESS) leaving from terminal 3 at 11:00 pm.

Back:
United 731 from LA to SFO, arrives terminal 3 at 9:51pm, connecting time is 54m, then United 8518 (operated by AIR CANADA) leaving from international terminal at 10:45pm
Both of those connection times should be sufficient. On your way to SFO you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.
great, thanks a lot, ZAP.
Can he get assistance - flight leaves at 8:15 am
Why does he need assistance? Is he handicapped? If so call his airline.
The ticket says m going to arrive from boston at SFO at 11am and have to change another international flight at 12:55pm. so it is 1h55 transit. do you guys think it is enough time for me? What happen it the flight from boston got delay? THanks
What airline are you flying from Boston? Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations?
It is the same reservation. but the flight from boston is Delta airline. So i have to check the bags again when i am in SFO.
Actually you won't have to claim your bags again in SFO if everything is on the same reservation. You just have to go from Terminal 1 to the International Terminal and go through security.
so that means we just have to claim the bags again whenever we entry that country,right? when we leave the country, we dont have to check the bags again.?because last time when i entered the us at JFK, i have to check the bag again.
Correct, there is no US Customs when leaving the US.
So do think it is enough time (1h55mins) for me to catch the next flight?
Yes, that is enough time.
I am arriving from Denver on UA268 at 11:33am.
I am departing to Taiwan on UA871 at 12:35pm.
Is 1 hour enough time to make my connection? I have checked luggage.
Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
There's a group of us arriving at different terminals. Any suggestions for a central meeting place to get the group together? Thanks
Hi, I will be arriving via SQ at 9am (due to SQ change of schedule), got to catch Virgin America to Seattle at 11.15am. Is that enough time to clear customs, check and rechecked luggages as well? We are non US citizens btw. Or should I change to later flight?
I personally would try to change the second flight if you can.
Note that it is enough time if both flights are on the same reservation, but it would be difficult on two separate reservations. Sorry I didn't mention that.
I am arriving at SFO from Osaka KIX at 11:15 am, and departing SFO to Dallas at 1:15 (US citizen) on a Friday. Is 2 hours enough time to get through customs, collect luggage, recheck luggage to Dallas, get to the domestic terminal and make it through security to domestic gate?
To clarify, my flight from SFO to Dallas leaves at 1:15pm
Yes, that should be enough time if both flights are on the same reservation.
Thank you, yes they are on the same reservation. Flying United