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i am travelling from Denver to Seattle (reach Seattle at 8.35pm) to catch Dubai flight which starts on next day morning 9.40am, i have long layover in Seattle and plan to stay in hotel and go to airport to catch that morning flight. My question is what about checked bags, do i need to recheck bags again in Seattle or they transfer automatically.
Yes, you will have to claim your bags in Seattle and bring them back the next morning.
Hi, I'm a Canadian citizen flying in from Vancouver, BC to Seattle to connect to an international flight to Seoul. Will 1 hr 11 min layover be enough time? The return flight is ICN-SEA-YVR with 1 hr 29 min layover in Seattle. Should I change my flights to allow more time to connect? If so, how much time should I plan? Thanks!
What airlines are you flying? Are all tickets on the same reservation?
I'm flying Delta, and yes, all on the same reservation.
On the way to Seoul you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver and you have enough time in Seattle as all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. However, the return will be much more difficult as in Seattle 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, and go through security and to your departure gate.
I have 45 min in SEA before connect flight to hongkong, is this enough time?
If both flights are on the same reservation that's just enough time. If that's the case then all you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
do we need to go through security check again in Seattle for connecting flights. I am travelling from Denver to Seattle and 1 hr layover to connect Dubai flight. Is that layover is enough to catch flight?
Are your tickets on two separate reservations or one reservation? If everything is on the same reservation all you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
its one reservation, Denver to India via Seattle and Dubai.
We have 1 hr layover in Seattle and we are thinking we can't catch the flight if again security check at Seattle when moving from arrival gate to departure gate.
You don't have to go through security in Seattle. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from Denver is on-time.
Thank you
Looking at flying from Atlanta to SEA and then on to Calgary....What is the process...pick up bags, customs, etc... and is 1 hour and 15 minutes enough time for the connection? Thank you, Wango
There is no US Immigration or Customs when exiting the US. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Thank you for the info..can you further clarify something for me then please. So would go through customs at Calgary?
Yes, you will go through Canadian immigration and customs when you get to Calgary.
Excellent..thank you for the clarification.
Hi..travelling from Ketchikan - Seattle - Dubai. South African National. One hour layover in Seattle to catch Emirates flight to Dubai. Is it enough time. Really stressed. Need advice.
If both tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Seattle. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
Hi, im flying in with Emirates to Seattle and on to Calgary 2.45mins later. Do i pass through US immigration? I always get stopped for over an hour! , regardless do you think this will be enough time? how long is it from North to South Satellite?

thanks!

Kirsty
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags a the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate on the underground trains. going from S to N takes maybe 15 minutes.
Arriving at satellite south with connecting flight to chicago via american airlines. where is re-check desk located? is it right after customs?
Yes it is right after customs but you can only drop your bags there if they are already tagged to Chicago.
SJC to SEA and then SEA to YYJ with 35 minutes layover (and kids!). Is that doable?
It's possible, but certainly doesn't leave any time to spare if the flight from San Jose is delayed.
Flying to Chicago From Manila via Korean air with a layover in Seattle. Do i need to claim my luggage and re-check?
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, and go through security and take the underground train to your departure gate.
Thank you. just a follow-up, is the re-check desk right after customs before taking the train to main terminal?
Yes it is.