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  • Security check?
    Nov 3, 2015
    i'm arriving on American Airlines domestic flight,departing International on Cathay Pacific. Do I have to check and re enter security, or do I stay inside the security area when I walk between gates?


    You will have to take the ATS Train from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 and go through security.


    Thank you! But I'm arriving Terminal 2, how long to walk to the International Terminal? Do I have to exit and re-enter through security?


    Sorry, for some reason I read your connection as being at Chicago. Yes, you will have to go through security again. You can take the plane train from Terminal 2 to the International Terminal.


    Thank you so much... Have a great day!


  • layovers
    Nov 3, 2015
    Hi, i am looking to book a flight with layovers, it is my first time travelling completely alone... my flight returning home from SFO airport stops in Chicago and its a 60 minute layover to change planes to get to YUL Montreal airpot... i was wondering is that enough time?


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


  • Enough time?
    Nov 2, 2015
    I'll fly a domestic UA flight to an international UA flight to Asia. The connection time is only 48 minutes. Is that enough time? Thanks.


    That should be just about enough time if the first flight is on-time. All United gates are connected inside security.


  • Flight Connection Time Enough
    Nov 2, 2015
    I arrive from TPE at 8:05AM and connect to EWR at 10:00AM. Is the time sufficient to clear customs/immigration and make the connection? I only have carry-on luggage.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time as long as both tickets are on the same reservation and/or you are already checked in for your flight to Newark.


  • food
    Nov 2, 2015
    Terminal 1 has one of the best cuisine


  • 1hr 8 min layover
    Nov 1, 2015
    Hello I am arriving at SFO on United from Honolulu and must transfer to Lufthansa to Vienna in onlyc1 hr and 8 min. Can I make the connectio? Thanks for the info


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate in Terminal 3 or the G concourse of the International terminal to the G concourse of the international Terminal. T3 and G are connected inside security by a walkway. You have enough time.


  • International to domestic connection
    Oct 31, 2015
    Hi. I arrive on air New Zealand at 11.05 am and my United flight to Las Vegas has been changed to 12.30pm departure. Will I make the connection as my luggage won't be checked through


    That's 5 minutes shorter than the minimum recommended connection time. Contact your travel agent or the airline that ticketed your reservation to be rebooked on a later flight to Las Vegas or through another hub.


  • Enough Connection Time?
    Oct 29, 2015
    arriving SFO on a Sun night at 9:09 pm from Cancun. Will have to go through Customs and connect with United Flight to Arcata. Only have 1 hr 26 minutes. Will I make it?


    Arriving that late in the evening it should be possible, barely.


  • Enough Connection Time
    Oct 28, 2015
    I will be flying Delta Airlines into SFO on a domestic flight. I then need to catch a United/Lufthansa flight to Germany. My Delta flight is scheduled to land at 12:35 and my United flight to Germany is scheduled to leave at 3:05. Is this enough time for me to collect my checked bags from Delta and catch my International flight? What do I have to do and where do I have to go after landing in SFO?


    Once you claim your bags from Delta, you will take the AIrTrain or walk to Terminal 3 if your flight is operated by United or the International Terminal if it is operated by Lufhtansa, then check your bags, get your boarding pass, and go through security and to your departure gate, which will be in the G concourse of the International Terminal. You should have enough time.


    Oct 28, 2015
    a flight from Vancouver(Canada) with UNITED 498 9:43PM. and depart to cancun UNITED 1145 10:44pm only left 1hour 1minutes.is this gonna be enough time? is this same terminal and how far from the each gate? i m international student so i m quite worried to connection time.


    I m not canadian and usa , i m holding student visa in Canada. so do i need to immigration step when i just get to connection flight...T.T


    You will go through US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All United gates at SFO are connected inside security. You should have plenty of time.


  • Will I have enough time
    Oct 21, 2015
    I am arriving in San Francisco on a domestic flight then connecting to an international flight leaving one hour later .Same airline with baggage checked through . Will I have enough time ? I am told that I will but I am worried .


    If both flights are on United that should be enough time. All United gates are connected inside security.


    Thank you !!!


  • 1.5 hrs connection time
    Oct 21, 2015
    ZAP.....I am coming from calgary YYC to San Fran and have a 1.5 hours connection time. It states I have a terminal change and I will be flying to PVR Mexico. Is this enough time and do I have to go through security again? Thanks


    Are both flights on United? If so you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. Your flight from PVR may depart from Terminal 3 where you arrive or the G gates of the International Terminal, which are connected by a walkway to Terminal 3. You will not have to go through security and you have enough time.


  • can I make the connection?
    Oct 18, 2015
    I fly into terminal 3 on United at 8:05am and fly to Vancouver on united at 8:35. Can I make the connection? United changed me to this!


    As long as the first flight is on-time that is enough time.


  • Honolulu to SF to Chicago
    Jan 10, 2015
    I have a flight from Honolulu that arrives 4:54 AM. I then have a flight through Southwest to Chicago that departs at 6:20 AM. Will United transfer our checked bags or do we need to go through security? If yes, whats the best way to go from terminal 3 to 1?


    Southwest does not transfer bags to or from any other airline. You will have to claim them from United and get them to Southwest ticket counter in T3. You have to take the AirTrain to get between terminals


  • Connecting between Alaska and American
    Jan 10, 2015
    I am looking at a flight that arrives into San Francisco on Alaska at around 4 and leaving on an American flight leaving a little after 5. This would be a connection of 1 hour and 7 minutes. Is this enough time?


    It will be difficult but it's possible. You will have to take the Airtrain from the International Terminal to Terminal 2 and go through security.


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