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  • International flight
    Jul 29, 2016
    1
    Hi we have a flight from IAD to Miami at 5:40 pm with AA my friend is coming from Germany it's not a connected flight so she has to go through the immigration and customs and has never been in the USA before. Her flight arrives at 2:50 pm. So that means there are 3 hours in between. Is that enough time?

     

    That should be enough time if her flight arrives on-time.

     

  • UA Domestic connect to international
    Jul 28, 2016
    1
    I will fly from Cincinnati to IAD, arrive at 11:53, then fly to Beijing at 12:40. Do I have enough time to make the next fly? Both are UA. Do I need take train? If yes, how I can use the shortest time to do that?

     

    You may or may not have to take the train, it depends where your flight from Cincinnati arrives (United Express flights use A, C, and D) You will depart from C or D. Yes, you have enough time.

     

  • IAD UA connection
    Jul 27, 2016
    1
    I only have 48 min at IAD , from domestic terminal to international terminal is this enough time

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. IAD only has one terminal.

     

  • ARN --> FRA --> IAD 1:55 minutes --> DEN
    Jul 24, 2016
    1
    Hi I have one booking with Lufthansa going from FRA to IAD and then to Denver with a 1 hr 55 min layover. The first two flights are with Lufthansa but the domestic flight is managed by United. The whole booking is made on Lufthansa so I guess I will get there but I am worried that I might miss the flight to Denver. I am from Sweden first time getting into the US only international flights made with the passport is to Japan and Canada. I have gotten the impression by reading here that 1:55 is pretty tight. The arrival at IAD will be on a friday at 15:55 and the flight to Denver departs at 17:50.

     

    You should have enough time - IAD is one of the better airports in the US for making International to domestic connections.

     

  • IAD via united
    Jul 23, 2016
    1
    Flying from roc 1hr 17min in iad then to atl via united , roundtrip. 1hr 28min going back, Will I be ok? As long as my roc flight is on time? First time in iad, how big is it?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time. IAD is medium sized. It's smaller than ATL. Imagine ATL with just 3-4 concourses instead of 7 and it's very similar.

     

  • International Flight from Frankfurt to STL via IAD
    Jul 23, 2016
    3
    I am a non US citizen traveling for the first time to US. I am having a connecting time of 1 hour 55 minutes at IAD. I have booked my tickets with United Airlines. Is the connecting time enough to clear immigration customs and security check? Will UA provide me another flight option if I miss my connecting flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, if you miss your connection due to the first flight arriving late then United will book you on the next available flight to St. Louis, possibly through another hub such as Chicago or Houston.

     

    What if the delay is due to the immigration and security check? In that case will they provide me with another flight option?

     

    Yes, they should.

     

  • from SA airways to United Airlines
    Jul 20, 2016
    1
    i arrive at washington dulles IAD with SA airways at 6:25 and leave for charlote CLT at 8:15 . using United airlines. I will have 2 hand luggages no check in bags.Is the time enough.If I have a checkin bag will the time be enough and will i have to take it for checking again and screening

     

    In IAD you will go through US Immigration, Customs, and security and then go to your departure gate.

     

  • LHR-IAD-MIA
    Jul 18, 2016
    4
    Hello, I am flying from LHR to IAD arriving at 3:25pm. Then on a separate flight to MIA at 5:40pm. Is that enough time? Thank You.

     

    What airlines are you flying? Do you have checked bags?

     

    United from LHR and American to Miami. No check - only carry on luggage.

     

    OK then. Check in online for your AA flight online before you leave London and you should have enough time.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • is it enough time?
    Jul 25, 2016
    2
    Im arriving at the afternoon bank at 315 pm international and have a flight at 6pm to madrid will it be enough time?

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation that is plenty of time.

     

    Thanks, it's on the same reservation

     

  • HKG - DFW - IAD
    Jul 17, 2016
    1
    Hi we are non US citizens 2 adults and 2 children coming in to DFW from HKG and then have a connecting flight to IAD . There is a gap of 4 hours between flights . Will this be enough for us and will we need to collect our bags even though both flights are with American Airlines and one booking ? We assume as of now we need to clear immigration , pick up checked luggage , clear customs and instead of exiting we following connecting passenger instructions and re check our luggage in again with American and then proceed to domestic departure gate . Assuming that American in HKG will give us boarding passes for the DFW-IAD leg. Thanks

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. The re-check desk is right after customs, then you will go through security and to your departure gate. Yes, AA should issue both boarding passes in Hong Kong.

     

  • Transit time
    Jul 16, 2016
    1
    Hi, I'm flying into IAD with United at 11:26 am and will be leaving for Tokyo with United at 12:25 am. Will there be enough time?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if the first flight is domestic.

     

  • Connectoren only 1 hour
    Jul 14, 2016
    2
    Hello, I am flying from Louisville into Washington Dulles.I should've 2 hours in between but I arrive at 16.25 and and my flight to Amsterdam is leaving at 17.25. Will I be able to catch my flight in time?

     

    Yes, all you have to do in IAD on your way to Amsterdam if both tickets are on the same reservation is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. That should be enough time.

     

    Okay that's the case, which is great then! Thanks so much for the quick respond!

     

  • Cancun to London
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    Hi. I'm flying from Cancun to London via IAD. Both flights are with United and we will have checked in cases. Is 2 1/2 hours enough time and do I need to re check in bags as both flights are United

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, 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.

     

  • NON LINKED TICKET
    Jul 12, 2016
    3
    International - Domestic flight arriving from LHR and going to Ohio via IAD. Arrive IAD at 10:50. Ohio flight departs 13:50 or 16:15. Flight is not connected on one ticket. Any insight much appreciated.

     

    Forgot to mention I will have checked luggage

     

    Either flight should be enough time.

     

    Thanks for the reassurance, much appreciated. K

     

  • International to Domestic
    Jul 12, 2016
    0
    Will be flying from Istanbul on Turkish Airlines to IAD arriving at 11:10am and would like to catch a flight to Denver at 12:40pm. No baggage, just carry on, a US citizen...and in business class. Is 1:30 enough time?

     

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