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  • Heathrow - IAD - Bogota
    Aug 2, 2016
    Hi, I am taking a flight from London to IAD with United and then on to Bogota with Avianca (all on the same ticket) Will I have to collect my bags at IAD and check in at the Avianca desk for the flight to Bogota or will it all go straight through? I have no seat booked with Avianca so I'm assuming I might have to pick up my bags, clear customs, leave the airport and check in with Avianca. My layover time is around 4 hours so no major rush, just not sure what I'll have to do and United aren't very clear! Any advice would be much appreciated.


    Yes, in IAD you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk and go through security and to your departure gate. United may be able to issue you your Avianca boarding pass in London. If it can't you can get it from either the Avianca check-in counter or Avianca gate at IAD.


  • YYZ to IAD to CHS
    Aug 1, 2016
    Hi there, I have 50 minutes to my connection on United (Mesa), is this enough? Thx!


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


  • Global Entry at IAD on UAL
    Aug 1, 2016
    I'm using Global Entry for the first time - I understand I'll be directed to the kiosks, re-check my bags, and have to clear TSA - is there a Global Entry/TSA Pre line when I go through TSA again? Is it different for UAL at IAD? Thanks!


    There is no separate pre-check line at the security checkpoint for connecting passengers in the midfield C/D immigration facility.


  • Airline changed times...will we still have enough time for connecting?
    Jul 31, 2016
    Hello! I am traveling to DisneyWorld with my husband and two small children (4 and 2). We will be coming into IAD airport from Pittsburgh on United and will be taking another United flight out to Orlando. United changed our departure/arrival times from Pittsburgh to arrival at 11:42am at IAD and then departure at 12:35pm from IAD. Will this be sufficient? I am terrified that with little kids who walk slow, and we might not be able to make it to the second flight. Thank you so much!


    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Enough connecting time?
    Jul 31, 2016
    Please I need help I will take a flight from Houston to IAD and I have only 37 minutes to take another flight to Madrid(international flight) Both flights are with UNITED. I appreciate your help :)


    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on concourse C/D.


  • No boarding pass for final leg
    Jul 31, 2016
    We are flying into IAD from CPH on SAS. Our itinerary continues with a UA flight, but we were not issued a boarding pass for the UA flight at our origin. They said it had to be obtained at Dulles and our luggage is only checked as far as Dulles. The IAD website indicates that we will be processed through customs in the C concourse, but is that where our luggage will be? If it is only tagged for Dulles and not for our final destination, will it go to IAB? And where will we check in for the UA flight and get boarding passes? Is it possible to do this without going to the United ticket counter in the Main Terminal?


    If it is only tagged to IAD then it will go to the IAB and you will have to re-check it at the United check in desk. The IAB is right next to the main terminal.


  • Required connecting time
    Jul 30, 2016
    I have 53 minutes between UAL flight from ATL and UAL flight to Brussels. Is that sufficient?


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


  • International flight
    Jul 29, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.


    Jul 18, 2016
    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!


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