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  • Advice
    Oct 6, 2015
    Hi, I am flying for the second time soon and will be travelling on my own. Most flights seem to be going through IAD both inbound and outbound. What I am looking for is advice on how long I should allow both ways for plane transfers and how easy it is at Dulles, I would be travelling from Manchester, UK to Indianapolis and returning from Indianapolis to Manchester, obviously.To be honest I am a little apprehensive about the whole experience as I have only flown the once and was with other people. Many thanks


  • 1 hour 05 minutes time between connecting flights
    Oct 5, 2015
    I am Indian travelling back from Pittsburgh on UA 3790 arriving in Washington Dulles at 2100 and I need to take International flight to Frankfurt at 2205. Is this enough time? Do I need to checkin luggage again?


  • connection
    Oct 5, 2015
    hi i arrive from london at11.10 and i am due on the 12.34 connection to orlando will i have enough time by the time i clear immagratrion


    That is 16 minutes shorter than the recommended intl to domestic connection time.


    would you say i have virtually no chance of making connection ?


  • will I have time?
    Oct 5, 2015
    I am scheduled to arrive at IAD at 724am friday oct.9,2015 via flight UA4025 with united and depart at 810am UA3137 with silver airways. Can you tell what gate those are, and the quickest way to get there and will I have enough time?


    You will arrive in C or D and depart from Z. That should be enough time. Silver flights usually run late.


    Do we walk to Z or catch a ride. What would be faster? Thanks for your help.


    You have to take the AeroTrain or Mobile Lounge


  • 1.5 hr layover SAN-IAD-Dublin
    Sep 27, 2015
    Hi, i have a united flight from san diego to dulles arriving 15:51, and I need to catch an aerlingus flight to dublin at 17:20 (1 :29 mins layover) i have 1 checked bag, will I make it on time to the 2nd flight? do i need to go through customs? do I need to recheck bag? Thnk you@


    there is no US customs when leaving the US. If both tickets are on the same reservation you will not have to claim your bag. You have enough time.


  • How much time do I need?
    Sep 24, 2015
    If I arrive at Dulles Airport at 9pm for a 10:15pm flight from courcourse D (no checked baggage and no stopping at gate agent to get ticket) will that give me enough time to go through security and also get to my gate? I have such a short window :(


    Yes. that should be plenty of time.


  • Connections
    Sep 22, 2015
    Arriving at Concourse Z and departing from Concourse D. How do I get from Z to D. Daughter recently made the same connection and had to go through security again. Thanks.


    You can take the mobile lounge or AeroTrain from Z to D without having to go through security.


  • gates and connection
    Sep 22, 2015
    I have a 50 minute window arriving from Norfolk VA on UA 4013, and departing to LAX on UA 1446. Is this enough time and how far are the gates?


    That should be barely enough time if your first flight is on-time. Both flights should be in the C/D concourse.


  • LAX to IAD connection to Rome-all on United Air
    Sep 20, 2015
    If on time, I have over 1 1/2 hrs to make connection. Are the likely Gates/Terminals close? Thank you.


    Yes, that should be enough time. Both flights will be on the C/D concourse.


  • 41 minutes transfer
    Sep 17, 2015
    I'm flying in from SEA to IAD then IAD to YUL with a 41 minute window to make the transfer. Both flights with United. Is there going to be enough time for me to make it?


    Yes, that should be enough time as long as your flight from Seattle is on-time. You should just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the C/D concourse.


  • Connection Question - I Depart from CHO, Connect at IAD to go to LAS
    Sep 17, 2015
    Where do I go once United Airlines 5010 (from Charlottesville, VA) arrives at IAD (7:09 AM) to get to my connection flight UA1537 (departs @ 8:05 AM) for Las Vegas? Do I take a train or can I walk to the gate?


    You will arrive in A and depart from C or D. You will have to take the mobile lounge or AeroTrain to your departure gate.


    Thanks so much for your prompt reply but at the risk of sounding ignorant, what is a "mobile lounge"


    It's a fancy bus. Google "IAD Mobile Lounge"


  • Do I have time?
    Sep 14, 2015
    Hi, I have a flight departing IAD at 320 pm from terminal D to Newark and then to Paris with carry on bags only. How early do I need to be at IAD? How long does security take at that time? How long does it take to get from airport front door to D concourse gates? Thanks


    There is no Terminal D at Dulles. D is a concourse. You should be fine arriving at the airport at about 1:30-1:45 PM.


    Thanks for the reply. Is concourse D a long way from the security check in point?


    You take a mobile lounge or the AeroTrain. It takes maybe 10 minutes.


  • Connection time
    Sep 14, 2015
    Hi There, I am flying from Tampa to Dublin, Ireland with United Airlines. My flight from Tampa to Dulles arrives at 9:10pm. My flight to Dublin departs at 10:20pm which only gives me 1hour 10min connection time. Is that enough? Thanks in advance.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do in Dulles is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thanks so much for your quick response, I really appreciate it. It's great that I can just walk to another gate and not have to get the airport train. I presume I'll have to go through security again?


    No, you won't have to go through security again.


  • 50 min connection on frequently delayed flight
    Sep 14, 2015
    Hi everyone, I am traveling from Newark with a .3% rating for on time with an average 41 min delay on Wednesday (but clear weather) to Dulles, departing 50 minutes later from terminal B to Dubai. All on united: The only other flight out from the tristate has a 5 hour layover. Both options aren't good! My concern is if I have to gate check anything or my flight is even 20 mins late I will miss the connection and/or my checked bag won't make it either. Those of you with knowledge of these flights (UA6049 to UA976) could you offer thoughts on whether I should go for the 5 hour layover and change flights? Thanks


    Dulles does not have a Terminal B. The United flight to Dubai departs from the C or D concourse. Even when delayed UA6049 usually appears to arrive in Dulles before 9:15 PM, which still leaves you a lot of time to get to your flight to Dubai.


    Thanks. The airline is insisting it's terminal B.? Ill take my chances, appreciate it


  • Enough time?
    Sep 13, 2015
    Have 50 minutes to go from arrival at D-1 to Departure on A-1F, can we make it?


    It's possible but you'll need to hope your first flight is on-time and hurry.


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