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Hi there

We're UK citizens (who have all the necessary ESTA/Canadian visas). We're flying from Vancouver to Hawaii with a 75 minute connection in Seattle (all flights on a single Delta booking). Will we have to collect and recheck luggage in Seattle and should there be sufficient time to make our connection?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Great, thanks so much for your help!
one is from calgary to seoul but i will stop over in seattle(connecting flight)
on this route should i pick up my luggage to go us custom in seattle?(should means i exit and reenter?)

the other one is from seoul to calgary also stop over in seattle
and also same question, should i pick up my luggage to go us custom in seattle? and also exit and reenter?

thank you
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary on the way to Seoul. That way all you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation. On the way back you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security in Seattle.
Thank you ZAP, so when its seoul-seattle-calgary flight I should exit and pick up my luggage and re check my luggage and go through custom again?
You will go through all of those processes in a facility in the basement of the S Satellite. You don't technically have to "exit".
I'm traveling from Victoria to Salt Lake City with a stop in Seattle, do I need to re-check my bags in Seattle? Flight is on Delta all on one reservation. Thanks!
Yes, in Seattle you will 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.
I am flying from Vancouver, Canada to Taipei, Taiwan via SEA.
Do I have to pick up my baggage and check them in again?
No you do not if both flights are on the same reservation, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver.
Thanks!!you are so helpful!
I'll travel from Hong Kong to Pittsburg via Delta in early Aug morning 823am and transit in Seattle airport. However, I only got around one and half hour to catch up my connections. Is it possible to do so if they are on the same ticket cuz it is nearly impossible for me to reschedule the flight? Any quicker way to pass through the custom?
That is just enough time if everything is on the same reservation.
Thank you Zap. How long will cleaning US immigration and custom takes?
Between 30 and 60 minutes. As I said, you have just enough time.
I am arriving from Vancouver, Canada via Alaska Airways scheduled to arrive at 6:57 am with a connection on Alaska Airways to Orlando, FL departing at 7:41 am. No checked bags. I have TSA pre-check. I am a US citizen with passport. Is it possible to male this connection with only 44 minutes scheduled?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Im traveling to canada for the week and have a connecting flight in Seattle from LA. Do i need to get my bags and get them re-checked? i have a 47min wait.
No, if everything is on the same reservation all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Hello
I am arriving from Amsterdam at S gate in Seattle.
I have a separate ticket for an onward flight to Victoria, Canada which leaves from C gate.
After I clear customs and immigration can I go directly to C gate without a boarding pass? Or do I need to go outside the terminal and re enter the departure terminal?
If you have checked bags you will need to go to the main terminal, re-check your bags with Alaska, and go through security.
What is the usual amount of time one should allow to get from Horizon Air @ Terminal C to Air Canada at Terminal A?
If it's one reservation - 30-45 minutes. If it's two separate reservations, 2 hours.
Booked a flight through Flight Hub from SJC to Paris on Delta. Arrives 12:35pm and Paris flight departs at 1:11pm so only 36 minutes to make connection! Seems impossible to do this! Help!
All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from San Jose is on-time.