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  • Arrival to Inteenational Departure
    Apr 20, 2017
    I will arrive at IAD at 412pm and I need to get to South African Airways check in gate for a flight leaving at 5:40. I will not have an checked bags. Will that be enough time


    That should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.


    I just got a call from Dulles, I sent an email. The representative said I will land at Gate D and can walk or tske the shuttle to Gate B - 37. He said it will take 5-10 minutes. So as long as that glight is on time, Im good. Thanks for your response.


  • Making a connection
    Apr 18, 2017
    I arrive on United at Dulles 3:30 pm June 13 from Lisbon and leave at 5:15 for San Francisco. Is the 1 Hour 45 Minute layover enough time to clear customs and get to my connection? Thank you.


    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thank you, ZAP! By the way, how do you know this information?


  • 1 hour connection
    Apr 18, 2017
    United changed flight times. Will have 1 hour layover in IAD from CLE on a Sunday evening to catch the last flight to Dublin. No checked bags, but is an hour tight? I asked for other options, but that would re-route me through EWR, which I try to avoid.


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


  • Connection TIme BNA-IAD-MUC
    Apr 16, 2017
    We just received notification that our connection time to make outr flight to MUC on Lufthansa has been reduced to 60 minutes. It appears our flight from BNA will arrive at concourse D and our Munich flight will depart from concourse B. Even if the first flight arrives on time, this seems like a very tight connection and really no slack if we arrive late. The MUC flight is the last one of the night. Is this a realistic connection?


    That is enough time but indeed doesn't leave much time to spare. However, I'd still say it's realistic.


    Apr 12, 2017
    On Friday August 19 2017 I am booked to travel from London LHR to Dulles IAD and then onto to Dallas DFW on United Airlines. I arrive at IAD 3:10PM and depart to DFW at 5:39PM with a layover of 2 hours 20 mins. Is this sufficient time to clear Immigration, Customs, grab the bags & then re-check bags? I have never been to IAD or traveled on UAL. Thanks in advance.


    Yes, that is enough time.


  • Do I have enough time?
    Apr 11, 2017
    I'm bought tickets to fly to Manila (MNL) with United. So My flights are TPA to IAD layover 1hr 30mins, Transfer to IAD to NRT with United. Arrive at NRT, I have to transfer to Nippo airlines to fly to MNL. Layover time 1hr 50 mins. Is that enough time to get to my connection flights?


    Yes, all those connection times are sufficient.


  • Two separate tickets for a two leg journey from RDU to IAD to MUC
    Apr 9, 2017
    I will be flying from Raleigh-Durham RDU to Washington Dulles IAD on United on May 9th. I bought this ticket as a one-way ticket; then, I bought a separate ticket from IAD to Munich MUC on the same day (flying with Lufthansa). Do I have to leave the terminal after arriving from RDU and then checking in at IAD as if I were just arriving to the airport? Or, can I present my itinerary to Munich to a gate attendant in order to be issued a boarding pass from IAD to Munich?


    The United agent in Raleigh Durham should be able to take care of everything for you, but if they can't, then yes, in IAD you will have to exit security, claim your checked bags if you have them, re-check in with lufthansa, and go through security.


  • Layover time
    Apr 8, 2017
    Traveling from Pittsburgh, PA to San Juan on 5\27\17 with a 50 minute layover at Dulles. Is 50 minute long enough if I need to change gates/terminals/concourse? Thanks.


    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Pittsburgh is on-time.


  • connection between IAD and FAY
    Apr 8, 2017
    I am looking at connection times for 04/27/2017 United flight from Birmingham GB to Fayetteville NC. Arrives EWR at 12 pm and departs for IAD at 2:59 pm. Arrives IAD 4:22 pm and departs for FAY at 5:15 pm and is last United flight to FAY for the day. Is there enough time to make each connection?


    Yes, those connection times are sufficient. They put in a lot of padding on the EWR-IAD flight. It only takes about 30-40 minutes in the air.


    Thank you. Wanted to be sure 53 minutes at IAD was enough connection time.


    Yes, it should be enough time.


  • enough connection time ?
    Apr 6, 2017
    Please,, wondering if 50 minutes is enough time given that i am flying from Minneapolis to Washington then from washington to dublin with 50 minutes lay over ,,all though united airlines ? Many thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Transport between terminals & connection times
    Apr 5, 2017
    Arriving at IAD on American and need to connect to Air France for 5:45 p.m. flight to CDG. I'll have a carry-on. 1. What is the transportation from terminal to terminal at IAD? Is there a train that will take me to the AF terminal? 2. Will I have to go through security when I arrive at the AF terminal or just go to my new gate at AF? 3. Any general idea of how much time I should allow for this?


    IAD only has one Terminal. since you don't have any checked bags all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the A/B concourse. If you aren't able to check in online for your Air France flight you'll have to get it from the Air France gate. I'd want 60-90 minutes.


  • Connecting to YUL
    Mar 30, 2017
    Arriving from MSY at 9:20pm with the connection to YUL at 10pm. Both flights are with united. Is 40m layover enough time including getting the gate-checked hand-carry item? Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from New Orleans is on-time.


  • Connection time 50 mins
    Mar 27, 2017
    I am arriving from Cleveland and going to Frankfurt via IAD. My connection time is 50 mins. Will I be able to make the connection? Both flights are on a single ticket (United Airlines)


    Need some advice.My kid is on school trip, arrive Dulles on Avianca Air and connection is on United (2 separate tickets). She has 3 hours in between and I was told by both airlines that when she checks in in at Managua, Nicaragua she can give them her UA ticket # and they will check her bag to final destination as both are part of star alliance. Am I being told the truth? Kid is 18 years old and her 5pm flight home out of Dulles is last flight of the day. being stranded in Dulles is not an option


    Anil, You have enough time - all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Lokin, Yes, that is the truth, but your kid will still have to claim their bag in Dulles to take it through US Customs. However, if it's tagged through to your final destination, they can then drop it at the re-check desk right after instead of having to take it to the United ticket counter afterwards.


  • Connection to New Orleans
    Mar 27, 2017
    Hi! I am flying from Johannesburg to Dulles on SA209 landing at 06:25. My connection to New Orleans departs at 8:35 (United Airlines UA6031). Is that enough time to make the connection? Do I need to clear customs in Dulles?


    Yes, that is enough time. Yes, in Dulles 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.


  • Connection time
    Mar 25, 2017
    i will fly back from Paris to IAD arriving 3:45 PM and connecting flight leaves 5:28 PM . Will that be enough to clear custom , claim luggage then get on connecting flight? Both legs are Delta flights


    Your first flight will be operated by Air France. That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.


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