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  • SFO - AUK
    Jul 13, 2016
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    Traveling ORD - SFO, arriving at 838pm in Term 3. Bags are going through (no need to claim) is a 945pm departure to AUK enough time to get from Term 3 to Internarional at SFO?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. There is a walkway inside security from T3 to concourse G of the International Terminal where you depart. I'm guessing you are going to Auckland, which the code is AKL, not AUK.

     

  • Separate Reservations Connection from Terminal 2 to International
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    I am flying from ORD to SFO via American Airlines arriving in Terminal 2 at 11:00pm. Then i have a separate reservation for an international flight through Eva Air leaving from International Terminal at 1:20am. Will 2hrs and 20mins be enough time and what is the quickest route to transfer from Terminal 2 to International Terminal? Thanks!

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. The fastest way is the AirTrain.

     

  • DEL/SFO/PHOENIX
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    hi my parents will be arriving at SFO airport at 7am tomorrow and then they have a connecting flight to Phoenix at 1PM. CAN THEY COME OUT OF THE AIRPORT AFTER THE IMMIGRATION TO HAND OVER A BAG TO ME AT SFO AND THEN PROCEED FOR DOMESTIC AIRPORT

     

    Yes, when they clear US Customs they will already be outside security.

     

  • Separate UA flights at SFO
    Jul 12, 2016
    1
    I am flying coach on a domestic UA flight from EWR to SFO that arrives at 7:30PM and I have a separate flight reservation on US from SFO to Auckland at 10:45PM. Is that enough time to claim bags, check bags, and clear security for teh 10:45PM flight to AKL

     

    Yes that should be enough time.

     

  • SLC -> SFO -> DEL and 1 hr 43 min layover time at SFO
    Jul 12, 2016
    2
    1. I am travelling from SALT LAKE CITY TO SFO thru UNITED AIR LINES (Terminal 3) arriving at 10:00 AM 2. I have only 1 hour 43 min layover time in SFO to catch AIR INDIA(DEL) Flight (International terminal) 3. Can I Use CONNECTER between TERMINAL 3 AND TERMINAL G to catch AIR INDIA(DEL) Flight? 4. or shell I go to the main hall (International terminal) to check in at AIR INDIA desk? 5. Is 1hr 43 min is enough time to catch the international flight? 6. I have booked this itinerary thru cheapoair.com online

     

    If everything is on the same reservation and your bags are checked through to DEL you can go directly to your departure gate in G via the connector and you have enough time.

     

    Thank you very much

     

  • HKG-> SFO-> YYZ
    Jul 11, 2016
    1
    Hello, I fly in from hkg to sfo with united, arriving at 9:30 am ,then SFO to YYZ with air canada at 11:40 am, both tickets were booked through an online agency together. Would i need to claim and re-check bags? And if so, would it be enough time? Thanks you

     

    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, go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Inbound international traveler with 1.5 hr transit time at SFO
    Jul 10, 2016
    2
    Hello, This website is very useful! I am flying in from Hong Kong to SFO on Sat morning and I have my next flight to SNA (Orange Cnty, CA) in 90 minutes. I am an international traveler with an ESTA (visa-waived) pass (so the line for immigration shouldn't be thaaaat long). My flights are both United. Will 90 mins. be enough? I have another option - with 3.30 hrs of transit time. Of course, I prefer taking the earlier one to save time but I am worried whether I can make it on time. Maybe they will put me on the next flight in case I miss the earlier one, so nothing to lose (provided that they have seats avail)? Any advice is highly appreciated!

     

    Yes, that should be just enough time if your flight is on-time. Yes, if you miss your connection they will put you on their next flight to SNA with seats available.

     

    Dear Zap, thank you so much for your prompt reply!

     

  • International Terminal to Terminal 1 (Alaska Airlines)
    Jul 9, 2016
    4
    Hi, we are traveling home from Abu Dhabi on Ethiad Airlines arriving at 7:30am. We have a connection to Portland leaving at 8:25am. Will we have enough time?

     

    Are the flights on one reservation or two separate reservations? What airline are you flying to Portland?

     

    They are on two reservations. Alaska is the airlines to PDX. We aren't checking baggage.

     

    Then without checked baggage you can make this actually both flights will be in the International Terminal concourse A and you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Abu Dhabi, so as long as you check in online for your Alaska flight before leaving Abu Dhabi all you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you so much! You are VERY helpful!

     

  • Time needed for International flight to connecting domestic flight
    Jul 8, 2016
    1
    We are coming from London arriving in SFO on British Airways at 5 PM. I am wondering if 2.5 hours is enough time to make my second flight to RDM on United Airlines?

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Note that you'll have to take your checked bags yourself with you to Terminal 3 to re-check them with United if the flights are on separate reservations.

     

  • Making the connection2
    Jul 7, 2016
    1
    Hello...flying to Sydney through San Francisco...I have 1 hour and 10 minutes from landing to syndney flight departure...will I have enough time to make the connection...flying in from Atlanta on United....

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is walkway inside security from T3 where you arrive to concourse G of the International Terminal where you depart.

     

  • PDX -> SFO -> FRA with 1:47 layover in SFO
    Jul 6, 2016
    2
    Is 1hr. 47mins enough connecting time for a domestic -> international flight at SFO? I am arriving from PDX at 5:18pm and departing for FRA at 7:05pm

     

    If both flights are on United/Lufthansa that is enough time. Otherwise, you need to post what airlines you are flying for help.

     

    Both flights are on the same booking reference for United. Thanks!

     

  • Making the connection
    Jul 7, 2016
    2
    Hello...flying to Sydney through San Francisco...I have 1 hour and 10 minutes from landing to syndney flight departure...will I have enough time to make the connection

     

    What airlines are you flying? Where are you flying into San Francisco from? You didn't provide enough information to answer your question.

     

    Oops...flying in from Atlanta on United, And then connecting to Sydney...

     

  • Frankfurt - SFO - Portland
    Jul 5, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am traveling on a swiss passport from frankfurt to sfo with connection for portland. I ve got 1:45h. One reservation with Lufthansa. will I have to run? Do I have to re-check la bagage?Thanks!

     

    You will arrive in the International Terminal, 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 in Terminal 3. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Your flight to Portland will be operated by United.

     

  • SFO Terminal 1 to International terminal
    Jul 5, 2016
    1
    I'm flying from PDX to SFO Terminal 1 and then flying out from the International Terminal. Will I have to go through security at the International Terminal? I'm ticketing on Alaska to SFO and Aeromex to Mexico. Where will my Passport be validated?

     

    Alaska flies into the International Terminal as well. Are you purchasing your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

  • SIN - SFO - ORD
    Jul 4, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am flying United Airlines from Singapore to O'hare with a transit in SFO (Arrival at Intl' Terminal G). I have a 2.5 hour window between my arrival into SFO and my departure to ORD (Departure at Terminal 3). I understand that I'll have to go through customs and immigration as well as re-checking in my luggage. Would 2.5 hours be sufficient enough of a time to do all this? Thank you!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Singapore is on-time.

     

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