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  • Toronto, Can -> Washington -> Dublin, Ire
    Dec 19, 2013
    I have 50 minutes to connect in Washington for a flight to Dublin, Ireland. I'm an Irish citizen but I will have cleared US immigration in Toronto, both flights are with United. Will I be OK to make my connection?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will depart from the C/D concourse and may arrive in either A, C, or D. If you arrive in A you will have to take the AeroTrain or Mobile Lounge to your departure gate in C/D.


  • IAD Terminal Times
    Dec 16, 2013
    Is it possible to make an hour connection coming in from Nashville and then flying international?


    If your first flight is on-time, yes. All gates at IAD are connected beyond security via the AeroTrain and mobile lounge.


  • Arriving on Lufthansa continue with UA to IAH
    Dec 5, 2013
    Hi, Will arrive on Lufthansa from Frankfurt on and continue with UA to IAD. How long transfer time do I need?


    2 Hours should be sufficient.


    Thanks- that much...!


  • savannah to munich
    Dec 4, 2013
    Hi ! I'm arriving from Savannah to IAD on the 12th dec at 16.15 and flying to Munich at 17.20. Both flights are United Airlines. Will I have enough time to get the Munch flight? Do I need to clear security at IAD or to claim my baggage for the flight to Munich?


    All you will have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Your flight from SAV could arrive in concourse A, C, or D and your departure to Munich will be from C or D. If you arrive in A you will have to take the AeroTrain or Mobile Lounge between gates, but it runs inside security.


    If I go through security will I have enough time to get the Munich flight? How can I find out to now to which gate will I arrive ? Thank you for your info :)


    You will not have to go through security. All gates at IAD are connected beyond security. You will not know the exact arrival gate until the day of your flight. If you download the United mobile app to your phone or use their mobile website you can check the gate before your flight departs from Savannah.


  • Connection time at IAD
    Dec 2, 2013
    Arriving at IAD from YOW with only 50 minutes to connect to flight to PIT. Is that enough time? Will I have to go through customs in IAD and re-check my bags for connecting flight to PIT?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration in Ottawa and your bags will be checked through to PIT. All you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you need to go between concourse A and Concourse C/D you will need to take the AeroTrain or Mobile Lounge.


  • OKC to IAD then1:02 hr connection to MUC (Munich)
    Dec 1, 2013
    I arrive at IAD from OKC at 4:13 p.m. Jan. 9th, 2014, flight UA3697. Depart to Munich MUC 5:15 p.m., flight UA132. Is one hour enough time to make the connection? What terminals are these likely to be at? Thanks in advance.


    IAD only has one terminal. Your flight from OKC will likely arrive in Concourse C/D and your flight to Munich will also depart from C/D. Yes, if your first flight is on-time you should have enough time.


  • Concourses for United Express flights
    Dec 1, 2013
    I will be flying UA6054 EWR to IAD Dec. 23 and connecting to UA5749 to SAV. Both are United Express flights. Layover time is less than an hour. Any idea what concourse(s) my flights will be arriving and departing at IAD and will this be enough time for the connection?


    It appears that 6054 EWR-IAD always arrives in C (although Embraer Regional Jets do arrive in A sometimes, so it's not a guarantee that it will arrive in C). 5749 has departed from A, D, and C within the past 2 weeks, so it's a total crapshoot. If you have to get to A, the mobile lounge and Aerotrain connect it to C and D. If your first flight is on-time you should have enough time.


  • ORD to IAD 1 hour lay-over to CPH
    Nov 29, 2013
    I am traveling tomorrow (with a stroller and a baby), arriving to IAD from ORD on UA 211 (terminal D?) and have 1h5min to change airlines, flying SAS to CPH (terminal B?). Not sure about the terminals. What's the quickest way to get from terminal D to B. Do I have to go thru security? Thanks!


    IAD has 2 'Midfield Concourses'- separate buildings in same distance parallel to each other and to the Main Terminal: Concourse A/B & Concourse C/D. United uses gates C & D, (United Express gates A) and SAS gates B). If you land at Gate D you will need to take the shuttle bus to Concourse A/B - stopping at gate A6, where you would need to walk over to B gates (follow signs) If you land at C gates, follow signs to the Aerotrain to Concouse A/B. No security check needed. You should have enough time.


  • DEN to IAD then 1hr connection to LHR (London) Enough Time?
    Nov 26, 2013
    I arrive at IAD from Den at 8:55 p.m. Sun., Dec. 15, 2013, depart to London LHR 10:00 p.m. Both are United. Is one hour enough time to make the connection? What terminals are these likely to be at? I did book both at the same time.


    Both flights will be on the C/D concourse at IAD. All you will have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. As such, if your first flight is on-time you will have enough time.


  • Great sandwiches
    Nov 26, 2013
    Quality surprisingly high for airport food. Local chain not ruined by large-chain mediocrity. Best food I've found in Dulles.


  • SCE to IAD and IAD to DXB connection
    Nov 24, 2013
    Hello, I am arriving at IAD from SCE at 7.15AM (united airlines) on November 28th. My connecting flight to DXB (emirates) is at 10.10 AM. I believe I have enough time to make the connection. Could you please explain from where to where will I have to move in airport and how much time it would take to move?


    If your tickets were bought on one reservation your bags can be checked through to Emirates in State College and you can just go from your arrival gate in A to departure gate also in A. If not, you need to go to the main terminal baggage claim, take your bags upstairs to the departure level, and then re-check them with Emirates. You should have enough time.


    I appreciate your quick response. Thank You.


  • Transferring from United Express Flight to BA Flight
    Nov 17, 2013
    We have made reservations on a United Express Flight from Columbus, Ohio to IAD which arrrives at 8:17 P.M. and, on a separate reservation need to connect with a BA Flight to Heathrow that leaves at 10:30 P.M. Will we have to collect our bags and recheck them? Will we have enough time to do so?


    Yes, you will have to claim your bags and re-check them. If your United Express if your first flight is on-time you will barely have enough time.


    Thank you. We switched to an earlier flight.


    Nov 6, 2013
    Hi I'm flying with some friends from Indianapolis to St Croix on November 20 and we have 47 minutes to get from our flight from IND to our flight to San Juan. Is this a long enough connection for us to board the plane


    Yes, you should be OK. Early morning flights generally run on-time or early and both flights will operate from the C/D concourse of IAD.


  • 45minutes to coonect flight
    Nov 12, 2013
    My flight details. Depart LGA 10.10am Arrive IAD 11.35am. Operated by Expressjet. Connection in Washington DC 45 mins Depart IAD 12.20pm How do I connect within the 45minutes? I will be flying via United Airlines all the way.


    You just go from gate to Gate in IAD. You will arrive in Concourse A. Your departing flight will be in A, C, or D. What is your second flight?


    Appreciates your prompt reply. Flying in from LGA.Flight no UA5736. Connecting UA flight no 0803. depart IAD 12.20pm on Sat 25 January 2014. Can I check in my luggage all the way from LGA to SIN? Thank you


    Your second flight will leave from the C concourse at IAD. Yes, your bags will be checked straight through to SIN at LGA and you won't have to touch them until you get there.


    Thanks once again. Here is another concern, do I have to go passport check, custom clearance again? Also how much is needed for concourse A to concourse C via aero train?


    The only time you will have to go through immigration is when you get to Singapore. A and C in IAD are connected beyond security. You won't have to go through any formalities in IAD.


  • LH FRA to IAD to IAH Connection Time
    Nov 17, 2013
    I'm flying on LH418 from FRA to IAD on Saturday Nov 9th arriving at 3:20p, then connecting at 5:05p on UA1577 from IAD to IAH. Is this enough time? I'm flying business class on the LH flight and will have one carryon and one checked bag. Thanks!


    International arrivals at IAD are being transported to the International Arrivals Building at the west end of the main terminal for TSA clearance, where you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag where indicated. As United uses A, B, C & D gates at IAD - look at overhead screens to find your connecting flight & gate number. While A/B gates can be reached by walkway, C gates will need a transfer via AeroTrain. If your connection is at D gates (Midfield Concourse C/D) you cannot use the AeroTrain, but need to take the Mobile Lounge shuttle at Main Terminal's lower level to gates D1-32. Your transfer time should suffice.


    UA1577 will depart from the C or D concourse, which you will reach using the AeroTrain or mobile lounge after re-checking your bags and going through security in the main terminal.


    Just an update. The LH flight I was on arrived 20 minutes late into IAD. When we arrived into immigration there had to have been 600 people in the room being served by 8 immigration officers. After chatting with many people in line, if you had a flight with the next 2 hours you were going to miss it. What I didn't realize was after immigration and bag claim was how slow the TSA bag screening would be. I was being scanned through when my United App told me my flight had just taken off. Ugh! I will never fly into IAD again from across the pond and have a connecting flight. It was embarrassing how slow the immigration and TSA were working.


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