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  • 59 min transfer from atl - to ICN Seoul
    Jul 13, 2015
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    HI, I am arriving at 9:56 A.M on Thursday in SFA from Atlanta. Connection to ICN Seoul Korea at 10:55 Both flights are by United airlines. 59 min will be enough?, Do I need pick up lugguage for recheck? I need pass thur security again? I'd be appreciated at your advice.

     

    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You don't have to go through security or do anything with your baggage on your way to Seoul. There is a walkway inside security connecting United's domestic gates with their gates in the International Terminal.

     

    Thanks for your information.

     

  • international to domestic
    Jul 13, 2015
    2
    My family is travelling in January arriving on Singapore Airlines at 1110 in SFO, next flight is at 1335 Southwest Airlines going LIT. Family of green card holders with 7 yr. old American citizen. Do we have enougn time?

     

    No, I really don't think that is enough time unless your Singapore flight arrives quite early. You will have to transfer your bags yourself from the International Terminal to Southwest's check-in counter.

     

    Thanks for your information.

     

  • DXB - SFO - LAS
    Jul 6, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am arriving on an Emirates flight at 13:15 on a Thursday and have a connection with Vrigin USA to Las Vegas at 15:00. I am on a UK passport with probably just hand luggage, have I got enough time to make the connection?

     

    With just hand luggage, I think you can make that if you check in for your Virgin America flight online before you leave Dubai.

     

  • lax-sfo-lhr
    Jul 6, 2015
    4
    I'm traveling from LAX-LHR w/ a connecting flight in SFO on Virgin Atlantic. Flight was booked togehter. Will I have enough time to make my connecting flight? Will baggage be tagged for final destination?

     

    I forgot to note that my layover is 1hr and 25 mins.

     

    What airline are you flying from LAX to SFO?

     

    I will be flying Delta from LAX to SFO

     

    You will have to take the airtrain or walk from Terminal 1 to the International Terminal and go through security. I think you have enough time.

     

  • FRA-SFO-SEA(YYJ)
    Jul 5, 2015
    1
    Arriving from FRA to SFO in the afteroon (2:40 p.m.), would 115 minutes be enough to catch Alaska Airlines to SEA (final destination YYJ)? Flights are on separate tickets, one checked bag. Does Alaska Airline to SEA depart from International Terminal A?

     

    Yes, Alaska departs from International Terminal A. That should barely be enough time if you check in online for your Alaska flight before you leave Frankfurt.

     

  • Connecting flight/ customs question!
    Jul 1, 2015
    0
    I am flying from Atlanta to San Francisco then San Francisco to Taiwan. Am I supposed to go through customs when my connecting flight from ATL to San Francisco arrives in San Francisco? (this is my first flight by myself internationally so just trying to better understand.) If so, will customs be in the terminal or how will that work? Thank you!!!!

     

  • Connecting flight/ customs question!
    Jul 2, 2015
    1
    I am flying from Atlanta to San Francisco then San Francisco to Taiwan. Am I supposed to go through customs when my connecting flight from ATL to San Francisco arrives in San Francisco? (this is my first flight by myself internationally so just trying to better understand.) If so, will customs be in the terminal or how will that work? Thank you!!!!

     

    No, you do not go through US Customs when leaving the United States. If both of your flights are on United then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in San Francisco.

     

  • 38 min Connecting Flight between SAN to SFO to EWR to BHX
    Jun 29, 2015
    2
    Hi, Hope you can help me. I'm a British traveller on a UK passport, who has never been to America and has never been on a connecting flight. I have my ESTA, all clear :) I'm visiting San Diego from Birmingham England and on my return journey from San Diego I have 2 transfers of 60 mins or less. All flights are booked through United Airlines. SAN -> SFO SFO -> EWR = 38mins EWR -> BHX = 60mins What I'm desperate to know is: 1. Do I need to re-claim checked luggage, go through immigration and security at SFO or EWR (after I would've done that in SAN)? 2. Do United Airlines move my checked luggage from flight to flight? 3. Does it matter that I'm a British citizen, will I need to go through each connecting airport's security and immigration. Thanks in advance, any help is greatly appreciated!

     

    During both of your connections you do not have to do anything with your bags or go through security. You will just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will only have to go through security in San Diego.

     

    That's wonderful, thank you so much. I was really worried I wouldn't make my flight! ^_^

     

  • Is hour and half enough to get from ter 2 to int'l flight
    Jun 29, 2015
    1
    We are flying in on Virgin Atlantic New York to San Francisco arriving at 8.10pm and then have an Air New Zealand flight to catch at the international terminal at 9.45pm. Is an hour enough time to collect luggage and recheck in at Air NZ desk and make our flight out.

     

    You are flying in on Virgin America, not Virgin Atlantic. You need to have your bags checked with Air New Zealand 90 minutes before your flight, so that means you have to have your bags at the Air New Zealand counter at 8:15, so that leaves you 5 minutes to arrive, get your bags from Virgin America, and take the AirTrain to the International Terminal and to the ANZ counter. So I would say no, that is not enough time.

     

  • is 38 minutes enough
    Jun 23, 2015
    1
    flying from RDM to PHL, with 38 minute connection time in SFO, is that enough time? first leg will be on United Express.

     

    That's enough time if the first flight is on-time but obviously leaves no time to spare if it is delayed at all.

     

  • Is 1h 4m enough time?
    Jun 23, 2015
    2
    Arriving with United 1749 from Vancouver (YVR) at 3:02pm on July4, departing for Washington Dulles (IAD) at 4:06pm with United 1268. Is this enough time? Is customs done in Vancouver? Both flights list Terminal 3. Do I go through immigration, collect the luggage, go through customs, and reenter terminal 3, or is this all bypassed?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you.

     

  • ICN -SFO - IAD
    Jun 11, 2015
    2
    I am arriving on United from ICN (Seoul) at 11:25am and departing SFO to Washington Dulles at 12:55 pm. Is 1.5 hours enough time to make the transfer at SFO

     

    Both flights are on United and on the same ticket

     

    That should be barely enough time.

     

  • TPE-SFO-YYZ
    Jun 9, 2015
    1
    I have 1.5 hours to connect from my flight originating from TPE connecting to a flight destined for YYZ. Will I have to clear US or CAN customs at SFO? Will this be enough time?

     

    In San Francisco you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk (if you purchased all tickets on the same reservation), then go to your departure terminal, through security and to your departure gate. You should barely have enough time. You will go through Canadian immigration and customs once you get to Toronto.

     

  • Vancouver to Hawaii
    Jun 8, 2015
    1
    I have 52 min layover time in SFO from Vancouver to Lihue, Hawaii. I am with United on both flight. Will I have sufficient time? Do I need to worry about luggage or is it going straight to my final destination (Lihue)? Do I need to go through US custom?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.

     

  • Make the connect
    Jun 4, 2015
    2
    Coming from Europe going to Canada do I need to do US immigration and customs and then te-check luggage?

     

    Yes, unless you are coming from ireland, in SFO you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, and go through security.

     

    Thanks

     





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