San Francisco (SFO) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
Got a tip about SFO airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to,
through, and between San Francisco airport.
Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.
We will be landing with Air Canada from Toronto and grabbing a connecting flight with United to Hawaii. Is 2h24m layover for a week day, August afternoon plenty of time? Do we have to grab our bags and go through security again? Thanks!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Hello, we are flying in to SFO with Lufthansa at 19.00 and would like to get a flight to Las Vegas. Latest available ticket departs 22.30. Do you think that this is enough to clear the immigration and re-check the backs? Is there an inside transfer or do we have to go the way if SF is your last destination and then go back to the counter and check in. Thank you
Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, you will have to take your bags outside and re-check them with your airline to Las Vegas and then go through security.
Hi, I'm arriving in San Francisco from LAX with a connection time of 47 mins for my flight to Calgary, Canada. All flights are with united and booked on same itinerary. Will this connection be long enough?
Yes, all you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Trave Sin-Sfo intransit-Yyc , do I need to clear custom? Is 1hr 15 min enough?
Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, go through security and to your departure gate. That is a very difficult connection and is shorter than the recommended International to domestic connection time.
How is a flight from SFO to YYC considered domestic?
I will flight from Houston BY united airline to San Francisco(terminal3) then go to terminal for Air China. Only 1 hr connect. any good suggestion. many thank
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 walkway inside security from Terminal 3 where you arrive to Concourse G of the International Terminal where you depart.
All through United -- arriving in SFO at 7:15am, departing to YYC at 9:01am. Is 1h45min realistically long enough? Or should I look for a longer connection? It will be a teen flying by herself, and I don't want her to have to rush or panic. Thanks!
Yes, that is enough time if the flight from Australia is on-time.