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  • Enquiry
    May 23, 2015
    2
    Hello guys, I am flying British airways from London to Dulles on a direct flight... Additionally, I have purchased a separate ticket that will take me to Orlando that is taking off two hours after my arrival at Dulles. I am traveling with a hand language that I don't need to go to baggage claim. Both flights are not connecting but it's same airport...firstly, do I still have to go through customs, security and immigration of I just proceed to the gate that I will board for Orlando from Dulles after arriving.

     

    Must Clear customs and then connect to domestic flight

     

    Yes, you will still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You can check in online for your flight to Orlando before you leave London to save some time.

     

  • Connection time, Separate tickets
    May 23, 2015
    3
    If I arrive on United at 3:58 PM and depart on BA at 6:30 PM on separate tickets, so I have to collect luggage, exit, check in and go through security, is this enough time or would it be better to take an earlier United flight?

     

    Where are you connecting and where are you coming from?

     

    My flight starts in LAX, then I fly to IAD on United where I change to a BA flight from IAD to LHR. I will have checked luggage. I have separate tickets so I understand that I cannot check my luggage from LAX directly to LHR.

     

    That is correct. Assuming your flight from LAX is on-time you should have enough time to go to the main terminal, claim your bags, re-check them with BA, and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Connection time
    May 21, 2015
    3
    Hi am looking at international flight with united CLT-IAD-FRA transit time is 1h10 minutes with both CLT to IAD and IAD to FRA with United. I am traveling on a foreign passport with 2 checked in baggages, The. 1h 10 minutes seems short to me is this possible? How long it takes to walk from one concourse to other? Do I need to go through Security? Please help

     

    You will not have to go through security in IAD. Both of your flights will likely be on the C/D concourse, which is just one long building. there's a chance you will arrive in A, which is connected to C and D by the aerotrain and mobile lounge, which run frequently and inside security.

     

    Thanks for data, would 1 hour 10 mins be good enough time to reach from A to c or D?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • connecting flight time
    May 18, 2015
    1
    I'm flying from CRW charleston wv to IAD. Arriving at 11:34. My connection to Chicago is at 12:14. Will I have enough time to make my connection? Which Concourse will I arrive and leave out of. Flying united airlines.

     

    You will probably arrive in concourse A or D and depart from concourse C or D. C and D are just two sides of the same building. A is connected to C and D by the mobile lounge and aerotrain. You have enough time if your flight from CRW is on-time.

     

  • Time between connections
    May 16, 2015
    1
    Hello. I have just had my flights changed by United. I am flying Knoxville to Washington for a connecting flight on to London. The layover I now have in Dulles has been shortened to 103 minutes, please can you tell me if this is enough time as I have to change gates probably from C to A. Many thanks for your help!

     

    That should still be plenty of time

     

  • SJO-IAD-LHR
    May 16, 2015
    1
    I'm travelling from SJo to IAD and from there to LHR and have a 1h40' layover time in IAD. However I need to go through costums and recheck my bags (right?) although I'm just transfering through the US and not leaving the airport. Will that be enough time? I once had to wait 3 hours at JFK immigrations, so I' m a litte worried!

     

    That should be enough time. IAD is a fairly efficient airport for International connections by US Stanards

     

  • international connection
    May 13, 2015
    1
    i have a 56 min layover from CLE - IAD- PUJ flying united. Will I have enough time? Do I have to go through security and customs all in 56 min at IAD?

     

    You do not go through US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in IAD on your way to PUJ is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You could arrive in A, C, or D and will depart from C or D. C and D are just two sides of the same building. A is connected to them with the mobile lounge and aerotrain. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • UAL
    May 12, 2015
    1
    We will be arriving IAD from CLE, going to FRA with only a 50 min connection with United. Any advice on gates, terminals and transfer time? Thanks so much!

     

    You could arrive in A, C, or D and will depart from C or D. C and D are just two sides of the same building. A is connected to them with the mobile lounge and aerotrain. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Dayton-IAD to Amsterdam
    May 10, 2015
    1
    If I land from Dayton Ohio at IAD at 4PM and my flight to Amsterdam leaves 5,30PM would that be enough time with different airline ?

     

    If you are purchasing two separate tickets that would be fairly difficult.

     

  • Connection Time
    May 1, 2015
    1
    Hello, I will be traveling RDU-IAD-MUC on June 12th with only 55 minutes layover in IAD. Is this time enough to get from my arrival terminal (from RDU) to my departure terminal (to MUC)? Thank you so much for your help.

     

    IAD only has one terminal. Both of your gates will likely be on the same concourse - C/D if they are both on United.

     

  • Time between concourses
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    Yes thank you Zap, but how long would it actually take to actually travel from concourse C to concourse A?What way is the quickest? shuttle or train or are there escalators or can you walk it? Thanks

     

    They take about the same amount of time. You cannot walk from A to C.

     

    The transfer itself would take may 10 minutes.

     

  • Terminal Dulles to Knoxville tyson mcghee
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    Thank you Zap. One last question if I may - would you have any idea which Terminal my domestic flight (United Express from Dulles to Knoxville) would be leaving from? ( Flight LH9312) on 9th June. If it is terminal A, how long would it take me to get to terminal A from terminal C where I arrive into Dulles? Thank you for your help!

     

    Washington Dulles only has one Terminal. A, B, C, D, and Z are all concourses, or gate areas. The minimum connection time for your arrival is 90 minutes because you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags and go through security. There is a good chance your flight to Knoxville will depart from Concourse A. It is connected to C and D inside security by the mobile lounge and Aerotrain.

     

    Yes thank you, but how long would it take to actually travel from concourse C to concourse A? Thanks.

     

  • Do I go through security at IAD
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    On my return flight from Tyson Mcghee airport to LHR I have a connection at Dulles - would I have to go through security at Dulles or just as Knoxville and Heathrow? Also please could you tell me if my outward journey of LHR to Knoxille with layover of 2 and a half hours is enough time to clear customs and immigration and security at Dulles asif I do, I have a metal hip and am wondering if it will take me longer to get through security (pat down etc)? Many thanks in advance

     

    On your way to LHR you will not have to go through security in Dulles. It shouldn't cost you more than a minute or two by having a metal hip. You have plenty of time for your connections.

     

    Thank you Zap. One last question if I may - would you have any idea which Terminal my domestic flight (United Express from Dulles to Knoxville) would be leaving from? ( Flight LH9312) on 9th June. If it is terminal A, how long would it take me to get to terminal A from terminal C where I arrive into Dulles? Thank you for your help!

     

  • international connection
    Apr 29, 2015
    1
    The best ticketing option I'm looking at for a flight from Dayton to Bremen, Germany only has a 52 minute layover at IAD. I'm traveling alone with carry-on luggage only. Is it possible to make the connection, assuming the flight in from Dayton wasn't delayed?

     

    Yes, it is possible.

     

  • Some advice please?
    Apr 28, 2015
    1
    I am travelling into Washington Dulles from Orlando, landing at 1120 on UA 1298. My connection flight is from Washington Dulles to Narita, Japan at 1220 on NH001. I will have checked in luggage. Can you please let me know if I need to clear customs at Washington Dulles and do I need to collect my bags at Dulles and check them through again? Is the one hour layover too tight? Thanks!

     

    No, you do not go through US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate on the C or D concourse to your departure gate on the B concourse using the AeroTrain.

     





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