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  • Customs in SFO from Calgary, Canada
    May 11, 2016
    I only have a 1 hour lay over flying into SFO from Calgary to catch a flight to LAX, will I clear customs in SFO and is that enough time


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on Air Canada/United. You have enough time.


  • Minimum connection time in SFO
    May 10, 2016
    Hi, I have two check-in luggages, one hand luggage and one backpack. My itinerary is from Calgary, AB, CA ~ SFO ~ Seoul, S.Korea. I will purchase the whole itinerary from Aeroplan award. But in Aeroplan homepage, the schedule shows me that my connection time in SFO is only 1H10M. Since my flights are international and international, and I have lots of baggages, I'm afraid to miss the second flight. Is it possible to get on the plane in my case?


    And I am a South Korean passport holder.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. All you have to do in San Francisco is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. you have enough time.


  • International to International connection time
    May 10, 2016
    I will be connected from PVR Mexico through SFO and on the Munich. I land in SFO at 7PM and connect to Munich at 845PM. I am a US Passport holder and will not be checking a bag. Is this enough time?


    That should be just enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • Domestic Connection Question
    May 9, 2016
    I am flying from BOS to LAX and have a connection in SFO. I need to arrive at LAX earlier than the layover would allow, so I want to book a separate flight from SFO to LAX. If my flight from BOS to SFO lands in Terminal 2 at 11:05am, would I have enough time to make a 12pm flight leaving from Terminal 1? I won't have any checked bags, just my carry-on. Thanks for your help!


    That would still be difficult because you will have to go through security again in Terminal 1.


  • Getting into SFO from Oakland
    May 7, 2016
    Our flight gets into Oakland at 9:50 am if we get to SFO by 11:15 will we have enough to time to check our bags in Korean air and get thru international security for a 1:40 flight to Seoul


    Yes, that would be enough time.


  • Query about connection times
    May 8, 2016
    I am travelling from Toronto to San Fran (Air Canada) and then onto Sydney (Qantas). My Toronto flight arrives in at 21:27 and my Sydney flight leaves at: 23:25. Can you let me know of this is adequate time?


    Are they on one reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?


    They are on different tickets. I am likely to have one checked bag although I might be able to travel lightly if this likely to be a problem.


    You should have enough time. No checked bags will make it one less thing to worry about. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto so that also helps.


    Thanks SO much, sincerely appreciated :)


  • Connection Time
    May 5, 2016
    I am travelling from HNL arriving at 7:54pm. and departing to Denver at 8:29pm. Its all on one ticket and I'll only have my carry on, no checked bags. IS that likely to be enough time to get from one gate to the other?


    Yes, as long as your flight from Honolulu is on-time that is possible.


  • Flying from NRT to SFO and then to YYC
    May 4, 2016
    I have 1hr 50mins connection time in SFO arriving from Toyko (on United) & flying out to Calgary (United/SkyWest) - will that be enough time to make my connection


    Yes, that should be just enough time.


  • Connection time required
    May 4, 2016
    I'll be arriving at SFO on a Virgin Atlantic flight at 15.10 on Thurs 11th August, inbound from LHR travelling on a UK passport, & connecting with an Alaska Airlines flight to SEA scheduled at 18.05 – is that ample time to clear immigration, then check in & sort out baggage & security for the ongoing flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time if your flight from London is on-time.


  • IAD - SFO and SFO-ICN
    May 1, 2016
    I'll be arriving at SFO at 9:15am/United (Wednesday) and will have to catch an international flight to ICN at 11:20am/United-- (2 separate reservations).. will I have enough time to pick up my luggage, recheck-in, and go through security... ?


    If you show your second reservation to the United agent in Washington then they can check your bags through to Seoul, in which case you have enough time and only will have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Otherwise, this will be difficult, but not impossible.


  • Checked bags
    May 1, 2016
    I am flying into SFO from HNL at 10:20 pm on Hawaiian airlines and then flying back out to ORD at 12:10am on United. Will I have enough time get my checked bags from Hawaiian baggage claim and then check my bags at United and then get to the gate and catch my flight out?


    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Layover time
    Apr 29, 2016
    I'm coming from Seoul on a UA flight at 11am and I'm scheduled to depart for Cleveland on a UA flight at 1pm. So I only have 2 hours for the immigration/customs clearance. Is that enough time?


    That should be enough time as long as everything goes smoothly.


  • Arrive to SFO from AMS at 11:45 and then connect to SAN at 15:10
    Apr 28, 2016
    Hi, I will arrive in SFO from Amsterdam (AMS) at 11:45 with a KLM flight. Then I want to take a Virgin America flight to San Diego (SAN) which leaves at 15:10. The two flights are booked independently, and I will have checked in lugagge. Is there enough time to make the connection or it is safer to switch to a later flight to San Diego? Thanks, Cristian


    That should be enough time.


  • Enough time
    Apr 26, 2016
    Flying from Atlanta to SFO then to Vancouver BC. We have an hour layover. We will have checked baggage. All flights are United Airlines. Do we have enough time.


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


  • terminal change
    Apr 26, 2016
    I am flying from SBA to SFO, and have a 1 hr 15 min layover with a terminal change to Turkish Airlines. Will I have to go through security again when I change terminals? Is there enough time?


    No, there is a walkway from Terminal 3 to concourse G of the International Terminal inside security.


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