Seattle Tacoma (SEA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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We are flying from Victoria to SEA on Alaskan Airlines, arriving S terminal. We have to go through customs. We connect to an Alaskan Airlines flight to SFO 1 hour 10 minutes later, which seems to be departing from Terminal 1. Is that enough time? Thank you!
Seattle does not have a Terminal 1. You will depart from Concourse C, D, or N. This is a very difficult connection, but not impossible, especially if you don't have checked bags.
We fly from LAX to Seattle, then depart Seattle only 1 hour later for Kelowna. Is that enough time?
Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
hello, i have the same flight as the asker. what if i have checked my baggage in Lax? should i pick it up first then go through all the security check again? or my baggage will automatically go to Kelowna ?
I will be arriving in Seatle from Victoria, Canada, and only have a 1 hr 30 min connection in Seattle before boarding an Emirates flight to Dubai (All in 1 reservation). Will I need to collect my checked luggage and/or do security all again? There are no US customs in Victoria so I will need to go through customs upon arrival to SEA, and am concerned that this won't be enough time. If I could get some info as to which terminal is for Alaska Airlines (for flights b/w Canada and the US) and which terminal is for Emirates that would be very helpful as well. Thanks for the help, Cheers
Yes, in Seattle 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. Everything will be in the S Satellite. You have enough time if your flight from Victoria is on-time.
Hello my mom is coming to seattle in emirates flight (dubai) and board to SLC flight (alaska airlines- probably gate N). Does she need to collect baggage. if yes, where she supposed to recheck-in? recheck-in available in main terminal? Is 2.5 hrs sufficient? she is first-time flyer, does she have to take train? Thanks in advance for the help
Yes, she will have to go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, then re-check her bags at the re-check desk immediately after (If they are tagged to SLC, which they should if everything is on the same reservation), then go through security and take the trains to her departure concourse. She has enough time.
I arrive in Terminal 2 (Eva Air) before I need to depart on a Virgin America (also in T2) flight 1.5 hours later. Is this a possible itinerary on a Sunday evening? I arrive from Taiwan at 6:10pm, and must depart for SFO by 7:40pm.
Thanks in advance for the help!
Seattle does not have a "Terminal 2". Are both flights on the same reservation? Do you have checked bags?
Thank you for the quick response.
I was mistaken on the terminals - Eva Air lands in South Satellite and Virgin America takes off from Concourse B. Both flights are not on the same reservation and I have no checked bags.
OK, so then check in for your Virgin America flight online before you leave Asia. When you get to Seattle you will arrive in S, go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security, then take the underground train to Concourse B and walk to your departure gate. It's possible but you have no time to spare.