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  • Ottawa (Canada)-Dulles-Lisbon -
    May 4, 2016
    Would 1 hr 24 min be enough time to make a connection through Dulles for a flight to Lisbon, Portugal? The incoming flight and outgoing flight are both with United Airlines. Thank you


    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do in Dulles is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • 17 yr old traveling alone
    May 3, 2016
    I am booking my son on a flight from Denver to Raleigh, connecting through Dulles. How difficult is it to navigate? Flying United with a 1 hr 22 min layover in between flights. Will he have trouble getting from one gate to another?


    He has plenty of time. All he has to do is go from his arrival gate to his departure gate, which will likely both be on the C/D concourse.


  • Orland to Dublin via Dulles
    May 3, 2016
    Hi, I'm flying in from Orlando to Dulles then onwards to Dublin, I have a connection time of 1hr and 15 min .. will I have enough time to make my connection .. both are with United Airlines


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do in Dulles is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the C/D concourse.


  • 55 Min Layover from ORD - LIS
    May 2, 2016
    I'm flying to Lisbon via IAD from ORD using UNITED. I have a 55 min connection. Will that be enough? I haven't caught a connection at IAD so I am unfamiliar with the necessary time to get from flight to another. I have the option of flying direct to BRU from ORD with a 2 hour window then to Lisbon as an alternate route.


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in IAD on your way to Lisbon is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the C/D concourse.


  • Cnw
    May 2, 2016
    Arr. IAD 8:54pm UA4625 HSV Connect UA932 10:00pm to FRA do I have time to connect?


    Arriving IAD 8:54pm UA4625 from HSV Departing 10:00pm UA932 to FRA-Do I have enough time to connect?


    Yes, if your flight from Huntsville is on-time you have enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in concourse A it is connected to concourse C/D where you depart by the Aerotrain.


  • International Transfer
    May 2, 2016
    I am fly to Johannesburg from Mexico City via IAD. I am flying United from MEX and SAA to Johannesburg. Should I be able to check my luggage directly to Johannesburg or will I need to collect it and check in again in IAD?


    Your bags will be checked through to Johannesburg but at IAD you will have to claim it to go through US Customs then re-check it at the re-check desk.


  • Connection time
    Apr 29, 2016
    I'm travelling from ALB to IAD with United and then from IAD to LAX with Virgin America. My flight time from ALB has changed giving me only 50 minutes to make the connection. (I only have hand baggage.) Is this enough time and do I have to check in at a transfer desk in the terminal at IAD?


    It is possible. You can check in for your Virgin America flight online before you leave Albany. If you do that then all you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • ATL to IAD
    Apr 29, 2016
    I'm coming from ATL to IAD then to London. They are separate flights. Can I check in in ATL for my London flight or will I have to go through security again. (These are not connecting flights- separate tickets)


    What airlines are you flying?


  • Connection time Mexico (CUN) to Belgium (BRU) via IAD
    Apr 28, 2016
    I have a UA flight this summer from Mexico to IAD and on to Brussels (so two international flights with the same airline). The transfer time seems to be very short: 80 minutes. I understand I need to go through customs and collect my luggage. Is this connection even possible?


    It's possible but it depends on everything going perfectly to make it.


  • Long Transfer Time
    Apr 27, 2016
    I am flying from Dubai DXB to IAD with Emirates Airlines, and then I have an 8 hour layover where I then take Avianca to El Salvador. I believe I'll have to exit the terminal area due to using two separate airlines, but I am wondering if I'll be able to check in once I have all my luggage. If not, what should I do with this time?


    Once you clear US Immigration and customs after you arrive from Dubai, you will already be outside the secure area with your bags. You just have to take them to the Avianca counter (when it opens, don't know if it will be open yet when you arrive), re-check your bags, and go through security. There's not much to do - I suggest bringing a good book.


  • connection
    Apr 27, 2016
    connecting onwards to charleston from dublin is 1 hr 30 mins sufficient both ways flying Aer Lingus and partner carrier?


    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin so all you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Be aware that United Express flies to 2 different Charlestons from IAD. Make sure you go to the gate for the right one.


  • Luggage Transfer for connecting flight transfer
    Apr 24, 2016
    I am going to London via IAD. I will have about and 1:25 min layover...will this be enough time for my luggage to transfer and make the connecting flight?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation and the first flight is domestic, yes, it is enough time.


  • Would I be able to Catch flight?
    Apr 24, 2016
    I will be arriving in IAD at 16:19 from SDF (Louisville). My departure flight to FRA is at 17:10. I just have 45min+ layover. Both are United Flights. Will there be enough time to catch the flight?


    Yes, that is enough time as long as your flight from Louisville is on-time.


  • Connection time too short?
    Apr 24, 2016
    Flying IND-IAD-VIE (United out of IND, connecting to Austrian Air for the IAD-VIE leg). Looking at my itinerary, I have 55 minutes from my expected landing at IAD to board the VIE flight. Can I make it? Does my checked bag have a shot at making it, too?


    Yes, that is possible.


    Thanks for the super-quick reply. I've been trying to look to see if I could figure out which terminal I'll land at, and which one I'll depart from. It looks as though I'll have to move from one to another, but glad to know that it seems possible.


    IAD only has one terminal. All gates are connected inside security.


  • IAD to LHR
    Apr 22, 2016
    I am flying United Airlines from DTW (Detroit) to IAD with just 45 minutes connecting flight to London Heathrow. Is that enough time? It used to be a 2 .15 hours connecting flight but it has changed the last time I checked reservation.


    As long as your flight from Detroit is on-time you'll be OK. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the C/D concourse.


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