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  • Enough time to connect
    Mar 18, 2017
    I'll be arriving from narita and connecting to go to Rhode Island via same airlines.. but only have an hour connecting.. is there enough time?


    No, an hour is insufficient time for an international to domestic connection at IAD.


  • Checked In baggage had to be claimed and rechecked in again
    Feb 13, 2017
    I travelled on 2/6 from Bangalore-Doha-Washington-Charlotte. All in one ticket / booking. Beggages are booked till Charlotte. But, I still had to claim baggages and do teh custome,, security etc and checked in the baggages again for AA flight. Question is - why I had to claim n rechecked in my baggage even though its booked til Charlotte? Note - I had same travel itinerary in Dec'16 Hyderabad-Abu Dhabi-JFK-Charlotte, there I didnt had to claim baggages. So why here?


    You have to claim your bags to take them through US Customs since Washington is your point of entry. You have to do this at your point of entry in EVERY airport in the United States. In December 2016 you pre-cleared US Immigration and Customs in Abu Dhabi, so that was your point of entry.


    Thank you !!!


  • Connect time Saudia to Delta Domestic
    Jan 4, 2017
    Trying to book a return from Riyadh thru IAD with Saudia arrival at 1220pm. Connect flight is Delta to ATL. Unable to book DL leaving at 1445. Being bumped in the booking process to later DL around 1700 depart time from IAD. Anyone can share conx time in IAD for inbound intl flights?


    The 1700 departure is the best option if you're only considering DL.


    Thank you. Made a change to CDG conx instead for the lower fare.


  • Admirals Club Access
    Nov 22, 2016
    Is is possible to travel from one terminal to another in IAD without leaving security? I have an Admirals Club membership bur a lay-over with United/Luftansa and would like to use the IAD Admirals club.


    There is no admirals club at IAD. Also, IAD only has one terminal.


  • Connecting to flight to Canada
    Oct 12, 2016
    We are flying domestic from LAX to IAD, then connecting to a flight to Ottawa, Ontario. Where do we go through passport screening?


    You will go through Canadian immigration and customs when you get to Ottawa. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US.


  • Enough connecting time?
    Sep 25, 2016
    Flying into IAD (Washington) from SAV (Savannah) at 21:10 and then to YYZ (Toronto) at 22:18. Is that enough time (with checked luggage)?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Cancun to Johannesburg via IAD, no luggage
    Jul 13, 2016
    Hi there. I will be landing on United from Cancun at 16:20 and connecting onto South African Airways (SAA) to Johannesburg at 17:40. I do not have any checked luggage and will have my boarding pass for SAA already printed. Must I still go through customs/immigration control, or can I go directly to my SAA gate once I land in IAD? Will I have enough time? Thanks.


  • Follow up Flight
    Jun 13, 2016
    Have a flight from JFK to IAD arriving at 2:14pm on a Sunday (with JetBlue). I have an international flight departing later that day at 6:30pm (separate reservations). Is this enough time based on any likely delays etc to collect bags, exit Arrivals, go to Departures and check-in bags and go through security again? thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • DCA to IAD
    Jun 8, 2016
    If my flight arrvies at DCA at 2:18 on a weekend. Will I have time to get my bags and comfortably make a 6:30 international flight out of IAD? Would a taxi or car service be the best way to make the connection?


    Yes, that should be enough time on a weekend. A taxi or car service would be about the same.


  • Pre-clearance
    Jun 6, 2016
    Flying on United from Narita, Tokyo to Dulles and then connecting to Harrisburg, PA. Layover is 3 hours 20 minutes so presumably that is more than enough time to clear immigration and customs, but by chance is there pre-clearance in Narita?


    No, there is no preclearance at Narita. You have enough time.


  • Transit time in IAD
    Jun 6, 2016
    I am flying to Washington Dulles from Singapore and then taking a connecting flight to New Orleans. It is United airlines throughout the trip. The transit time at 1 hour 50 mins, is it good enough with 1 checked in baggage?


    There are no nonstop flights from Singapore to IAD - where are you stopping first?


  • Dublin to Dulles on United
    Mar 24, 2016
    I have 48 minutes upon arrival from Dublin to catch my next flight with United. Is that even possible. Are the arrivals and departures on same course? Thanks for help


    It depends where you're flying to. All United and some United Express flights are on concourse C/D. So if that's the case then all you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate on C/D and it is possible. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin.


  • USA transfer in Dulles to Internation
    Feb 25, 2016
    We are flying from ATL to IAD on UA and connecting in IAD leaving for Rome also with UA. My concern is I will be flying from ATL to Dulles as domestic but will have to get through the international process with luggage, both carry on and checked. We have a 1 1/2 hr stop over. What is the process and what can I expect? Please help!


    There is no "international process" when leaving the US. All you have to do in IAD on your way to Rome is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Flights taking off with snow at Dulles
    Jan 20, 2016
    How many inches of snow tend to close the runways at Dulles? What's the guess for flights taking off Friday afternoon?


    There's no way to predict it precisely. It depends on the how fast the snow is accumulating whether the airport crews are able to keep the runways clear or not. Also, it's likely that airlines will preemptively cancel flights in and out of DC if the weather looks to be quite bad.


  • From DXB-IAD-SEA w/ 1hr 15 mins layover
    Nov 30, 2015
    Is there enough time to get to the gate with 75mins? do i have to collect my bags and re-check them?


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