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I have a 1 hour connection in SFO at 9pm coming from Calgary en route to Singapore. Will I need to change terminals / recheck bags / clear customs / go through security in SFO? Will this be enough time?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
many thanks. any chance you know if these will be in the same terminal? On the way back (SIN - SFO - YYC) I have a 1.5 hour layover in SFO. I assume I will have to clear customs in SFO, and potentially change terminals. Does this seem accurate and/or too tight to you?
They should be in the same terminal. On the return you have barely enough time.
How did your connection go? Was it the same terminal? I have the same connection tomorrow.
my trip is YYC-LAX-SFO-TPE, do i get screening checking in LAX, need to take my checked baggage and re-check in? and when I arrived in SFO, i only get 1 hour to connect to TPE flight, Do i need to go through the screening again? and get my baggage check in again? how long does it take? will i have enough time in SFO? I book the entire trip through United Airline. Thanks
You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Calgary. since the Calgary-LAX flight is operated by Air Canada. You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 7/8. You will have to walk to T7 and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags. In SFO all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We have a flight arriving at 8:10 on Southwest and need to connect to a United flight at 9:20. Will this allow us enough time walk between terminals?
That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. Do you have checked bags? AM or PM?
Carry on and it's am. Thanks
We will be landing with Air Canada from Toronto and grabbing a connecting flight with United to Hawaii. Is 2h24m layover for a week day, August afternoon plenty of time? Do we have to grab our bags and go through security again? Thanks!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in SFO is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Hello, we are flying in to SFO with Lufthansa at 19.00 and would like to get a flight to Las Vegas. Latest available ticket departs 22.30. Do you think that this is enough to clear the immigration and re-check the backs? Is there an inside transfer or do we have to go the way if SF is your last destination and then go back to the counter and check in. Thank you
Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, you will have to take your bags outside and re-check them with your airline to Las Vegas and then go through security.
I arrive on QF73 at 0930 and have a UA flight to ORD at 1120. Carry on luggage only. Will this be enough time? Thank you!
Yes, with carry-ons only that should be enough time. Check in for your United flight online before leaving Australia.
Great I will do so - thanks so much!
Hi, I'm arriving in San Francisco from LAX with a connection time of 47 mins for my flight to Calgary, Canada. All flights are with united and booked on same itinerary. Will this connection be long enough?
Yes, all you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Flying Qantas SYD - SFO ETA 0930, transfer to Air Canada to YVR, ETD 1205. Booking is all on one ticket. Is this sufficient to clear immigration, customs, recheck bags and re-clear security?
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Trave Sin-Sfo intransit-Yyc , do I need to clear custom? Is 1hr 15 min enough?
Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, go through security and to your departure gate. That is a very difficult connection and is shorter than the recommended International to domestic connection time.
How is a flight from SFO to YYC considered domestic?
I will flight from Houston BY united airline to San Francisco(terminal3) then go to terminal for Air China. Only 1 hr connect. any good suggestion. many thank
If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is walkway inside security from Terminal 3 where you arrive to Concourse G of the International Terminal where you depart.
many thanks!!!