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  • I am booked FAT to SFO connecting to YUL on Jan 7, 2016.
    Nov 16, 2015
    I will be Arriving from Fresno on United/Skywest connecting to United/Air Canada with only 55 minutes between flights. Will that be enough time to make the connecting flight?


    Yes, that is enough time as long as your flight from Fresno arrives on-time. Air Canada uses both the A and G gates of the International Terminal. if you depart from the G gates you won't have to go through security. You will have to go through security if your flight departs from the A gates.


  • Terminal 3 to International Terminal
    Nov 16, 2015
    My daughter will be travelling on her own from SLC to Sydney with United. She arrives in Terminal 3 and departs from SFO - SYD in the International Terminal. She has 3 1/2 hr layover. Will her luggage be checked through to Sydney from SLC or does she need to collect in SFO and re check it for connecting flight? Also, is she best to walk from Terminal 3 to International (Gate G) or take the train?


    Her bags will be checked through. There is a walkway inside security from Terminal 3 to the G concourse inside security. It's much better to use that than the train. She has plenty of time.


  • T-1 to International connecting time
    Nov 13, 2015
    I have about 2 hours to connect from a Southwest flight from PHX to a KE flight leaving for ICN. Is that enough time?


    That's just enough time assuming your Southwest flight is on-time. Keep in mind that you will have to transfer any checked bags yourself.


  • Connecting flight Vegas - San Fran - Honolulu
    Nov 10, 2015
    Hello, we have a flight booked with United Airlines departing Vegas and arriving San Fransisco International for connection of 1hr 34mins, then on to Honolulu. Do you think this is sufficient time? Will our bags be checked right through? Thanks.


    Yes, that is plenty of time. You don't have to do anything with your bags. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in San Francisco.


  • Access From Terminal 2 to American Express Lounge
    Nov 9, 2015
    I am flying virgin america out of Terminal 2, can I walk to the Amex Lounge which is post-security after I get throuh security at Term 2?


    No, the Centurion Lounge is in Terminal 3. Terminals 2 and 3 are not connected inside security.




  • Can I make it? YVR-SFO-PHX
    Nov 9, 2015
    We're flying on Wednesday with Air Canada (US portion is codeshare by United), landing at SFO in Terminal I (international) and flying out of Terminal 3 to Phoenix. Connection time is about 55 minutes. Do the bags get checked all the way through to PHX or do I need to retrieve them in SFO and recheck? Taking two golf bags so checking all the way through would be sweet! Thanks for any help!


    You don't have to do anything with your bags in SFO. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver.


    Awesome - thanks for the quick response!


  • do i have enough time to connect?
    Nov 6, 2015
    i will fly into SFO from ICN (Korea) and connect to Cleveland, OH. Are 2 hours enough to clear the customers and immigration and to make the connection? Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time as long as both tickets are on the same reservation.


  • 43 minute connection - HNL to YYZ
    Nov 4, 2015
    Hello, I was wondering if a 43 minute connection is sufficient for a flight from HNL and connecting to YYZ? We are seated at the front of the plane and both tickets were purchased via United Airlines. Thank you!


    It's enough time if your Air Canada flight departs from the G concourse of the international terminal (United doesn't fly SFO-YYZ). However, if it departs from the A concourse (Air Canada uses both concourses) it might be a bit difficult as you will have to go through security in SFO to get to your departure gate.


  • Kamloops - Vancouver - SFO - Auckland
    Nov 3, 2015
    I am flying Air CanadaRouge from Kamloops to SFO (via Vancouver) with a connecting flight on Air New Zealand to Auckland. From previous travels from Kamloops to LAX I know the baggage was checked through and we did customs in Vancouver. I assume we will do customs in Vancouver again. 1. Will I have to pick up baggage in SFO it is Checked through to Auckland? 2. From reading on here Air Canada Rouge should arrive at A gates in the International Terminal. Do I have to go through security and passport contr0l again to get to the Air New Zealand flight thanks in advance


    Your bags will be checked through and you will go through US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. Your flight could arrive in either the G or the A concourse of the International Terminal. It actually appears that most flights from Vancouver arrive in G. If you do arrive in G you won't have to go through security to reach your Air New Zealand gate.


  • Enought time for connection?
    Nov 3, 2015
    I am arriving at SFO from YYZ via United / Air Canada. I am connecting to HNL on United. Is 60 minutes enough time with children? Do I have to exit and re-enter security checkpoint?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. Your Air Canada flight may arrive in concourse G or A of the International Terminal. if you arrive in A you will have to go through security again to get to your United gate. if you arrive in G then you will not. You should have enough time.


  • boarding passes
    Nov 3, 2015
    Flying from Phoenix via SFO to overseas. When I print my boarding passes online prior to departing Phoenix, will I be able to print my boarding pass for my SFO departure also? I have to exit security at SFO (arriving terminal 2) so I want to make sure how to get the boarding pass before going through security again. Any idea how long the security process is at SFO around 11pm? Thanks


  • Connection time enough?
    Nov 3, 2015
    Hi. I arrive into Terminal 3 at 10:22AM (United 1483) and need to connect with United 0871 departing the International Terminal at 12:05PM. Is the time sufficient? Thanks


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All United gates are connected inside security.


  • 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.


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