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i am flying from PVR with a connection through San Fran and only have an hour and 20 mins to connect. Is this enough time? Will I have to go through USA Customs in San Fran as well. Final destination is Vancouver and I am a Canadian.
Yes, in San Francisco on your way to Vancouver you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You are below the minimum international to International connection time at SFO (90 minutes) and below the 2 hours I recommend.
I am travelling from Denver to SFO with Virgin America airlines. WIl be catching the Emirates to Dubai. Can someone tell if i need to recheck my bags at SFO or will it be through check in till my destination. Even if recheckin is required then will I wil be able to reach A9 gate from gate 52 of SFO.
Is it one reservation or two separate reservations? How much time do you have?
I'm flying from Toronto YYZ to Tokyo NRT with connecting flight at SFO. YYZ-SFO (Air Canada) and SFO-NRT ANA). Do I need to collect and reclaim luggage at SFO? Also for my return flight, TPE-SFO (United Airlines) connecting SFO-YYZ (AC), do I need to do the same? Thanks.
On your way to Toronto, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in SFO going that way is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. On the way back, in SFO, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.
Sorry, I meant to say "On your way to Tokyo" at the beginning.
Hi, planning on flying from BWI UA 753 into SFO (948 AM arrival) to catch SQ31 at 1130 am. tight connection time? not planning on checking in luggage.
That should be enough time if the flight from Baltimore is on-time.
This is my return flight. I arrive in SFO from Boston at 2045 (Terminal 3) and my next flight SFO-SIN is at 2235 (international terminal). Do I have to go through US Immigration, claim my bags, go through US Customs, re-check my bags, go through security and then departure gate?
both flights are on United Airlines (UA)
There is no US Immigration or Customs when LEAVING the US. All you have to do in SFO on your way to Singapore is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is a walkway from T3 to the International Terminal inside security.
It seems the Air Train, blue line, is the way to get from my United domestic flt to my Aer Lingus flt at SFO. However, I cannot find info on Customs there. Can someone fill me in, pls? Thx.
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You do not have to take the airtrain. There is a walkway from Terminal 3 to Concourse G of the International Terminal inside security.
Hello
Im flying Air New Zealand from Auckkan. Id to San Francisco then on to Frankfurt flying Lufthansa. I have 2 hours between flights...ido I have to collect and recheck my bags? Panicking a bit!
Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
United Flights: LAX to SFO for a 56min connecting flight to Vancouver being operated by Air Canada even though it's a United flight. Do I need to go thru US Customs? Do I need to claim my checked in bag and recheck it in? And is 56 mins enough time?
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. The LAX-SFO flight will be operated by United. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
from las vegas to SFO then to philippines,
do i have to claim my baggage at SFO? then recheck at Phil.Air LIne?
what about going back fr.philippines to SFO? will you please explain in details,thank you,also immigration,am a us citizen
What airline are you flying to SFO? Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? There is no US Immigration when leaving the US, only when returning.
Hi,
Flying from Sydney to SanFrancico on April 20th, arrive 7.10am...connecting to Cancun for a flight at 8.40am. Both with the same airline.
Do I have to clear customs, pickup bags and will it be enough time?
Thank you for your time
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.