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  • International/domestic Connection
    Aug 22, 2015
    I an due to arrive at IAD at 1415hrs on 1st Sept from Manchester on United UA101. I then have a domestic United flight UA1271 to Boston Logan which is due to depart 1711hrs. I have been given no terminal identification for arrival flight at IAD or departing flight from IAD. What is the procedure/where do I go, etc? I've heard of lengthy delays. Any advice would be appreciated.


    IAD only has one terminal. IAD does not commonly have delays. You will arrive in the C/D gates, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, then go through security and to your departure gate, also in the C/D gates. You have plenty of time.


  • Domestic to International terminal
    Aug 21, 2015
    Coming in on United Airlines from Chicago. Have 56 minutes til my international flight to Beijing is supposed to depart. Will this be enough time to get to the flight? Thanks!


    Dulles only has one terminal. Both flights will be on the C/D concourse. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • ROC NY to LHR thrugh IAD on United
    Aug 21, 2015
    Is 68 mins enough time Friday 25 Sept at 8.50pm? Do the international flights leave from a different terminal or is t same terminal with no additional security requirements and no inter-terminal travel required


    All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your International gate. You will likely arrive on the A Concourse and depart from the D concourse. They are connected inside security by the Aerotrain and mobile lounge.


  • enough time between flights?
    Aug 21, 2015
    I am landing in Washington at 1545 on Sept 6th. Then taking flight to Ottawa, Canada @1716. is there enough time to make the flight and can you walk to the departing gate going to Ottawa


    Where are you coming from on the first flight?




    Then yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in concourse C and depart from concourse C as well.


  • United Air gates
    Aug 20, 2015
    arriving on small United Express plane from Buf; which concourse would they normally use? connecting to United flt ro Rome; concourse? Layover 1 hr 6 min @ 5:20 pm Is this enough? Thx!


    The United Express plane will probably use C or D, most BUF flights arrive there. A small handful arrive in A. Your Rome flight will depart from C or D.


  • Connection MCO-IAD-FRA
    Aug 19, 2015
    Arriving from Orlando at 4:00pm (United). Departing at 6:05pm (Lufthansa). Booked the ticket online (Lufthansa Website). Do they print my boarding passes all the way to Frankfurt in Orlando or do I have to re-check-in in IAD? What If I miss the flight to Frankfurt due to a delay of the MCO-IAD flight? Will I be rebooked on the IAD-MUC later in the evening?


    Yes, you will receive both boarding passes in Orlando and your bags will be checked through to Frankfurt. You should have plenty of time for your connection. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate in C/D to your departure gate in B. If your flight from Orlando is heavily delayed you will probably be rebooked on the 10:05 PM United flight to Frankfurt.


  • Connection Lufthansa to United through Dulles
    Aug 19, 2015
    I am connecting from Frankfort on Lufthansa to Washington Dulles and then on United to LAX. I have 1 hour and 25 minutes between flights after arriving at 3:50 pm on a Friday. Will that be enough time to clear customs and get to my United flight?


    It's 5 minutes shorter than the recommended International to domestic connection time at IAD, especially coming off a Lufthansa flight as you will be processed at the International Arrivals Building and then have to go back out to concourse C or D where your flight to LAX will depart after going through security.


  • Connection LHR - IAD - CHS
    Aug 18, 2015
    Looking at booking a flight from London Heathrow to Charleston over christmas. the connection time at IAD is 1 hour 15 minutes. Same ticket for both flights, domestic flgiht operated by MESA. Is this enough time to connect? What happen's if I miss it?


    It's possible, but it's 15 minutes below the minimum recommended time. if you miss it you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Charleston.


  • Getting from D to B gates Dulles.
    Aug 18, 2015
    I have tight connect arriving at D gate and Departure to Munich from B gates. What is best way, no luggage?


    Mobile Lounge or Aerotrain.


  • Connection at IAD
    Aug 17, 2015
    I will be travelling on 27th Aug, 2015 via United to IAD from GSO for my international connection to FRA & DEL. The arrival details at IAD is United 4847 9:03PM and the departure to FRA is at 10:05PM (United 932). 1) Is it good enough overlap time to catch my flight with checked in bags (both: checked-in bags and I, get the flight) 2) What is United 4847 arrival time in recent days (does it remain on time generally!)


    Yes, that should be enough time. Currently UAL 4847 is a mid afternoon Charleston-IAD-Rochester flight. The evening GSO-IAD flight is currently 4833 which has an 8:44 PM scheduled arrival time. It has arrived on-time 14 of the 16 days it has operated so far in August.


  • NRT-IAD-DTW Connection
    Aug 16, 2015
    I'm traveling into IAD from Tokyo NRT arriving at 3:45 PM (I've heard this is rush hour for immigration). Our connection to DTW departs at 5:23 PM, all tickets were bought together from United. Will we make our connection? What is the process at immigration? Is there a line for those making connections? Any additional advice is appreciated as I'm travelling with my wife and son who have never travelled. This is also my first time through IAD.


    You will arrive in the C/D concourse and go through US Immigration in United's facility there, then claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate, which could be in C, D, or A. You should barely have enough time. There is no special line for connections since most passengers will have connections.


  • 90 mins layover btw united and Lufthansa in Decemeber
    Aug 16, 2015
    I'm travelling from Denver to Frankfurt via IAD on December 11th. I have 90 mins layover.I will check my bags till Frankfurt . So will that be enough keeping in mind the month of December.


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


  • Making a Connection
    Aug 15, 2015
    Is 1 hour between arrival and departure enough time to make a flight connection between B gates (Alaska) and A gates (Air France) on a Thu evening?


    If they were purchased on the same reservation that is enough time as all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate. However, if you purchased two separate reservations that will not be possible.


  • 2 hour layover in IAD for international flight - enough?
    Aug 12, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying on Friday from MEX to ZRH via IAD. Both flights are United and I have a 2:15 layover. Is it likely to be enough? On my way in I flew United through EWR and the layover took 2.5 hours..so I'm worried about missing my flight! Thanks a lot.


    IAD is a lot better than EWR. You should have enough time.


  • Connecting Flights
    Aug 12, 2015
    Flying into IAD on American from Miami and flying out with BA to London. Seperate Tickets but as both OneWorld Alliance can Bags be checked all the way to London at American Check in in Miami or do I have to collect and checkin again at Washington. THX


    You will have to show your BA confirmation to the AA agent in Miami and hope they are accommodating. Otherwise you will have to claim them in Miami and re-check.


    Sorry, claim them in Dulles and re-check.


    Thanks for your reply. So a little bit hit and miss then, nothing definite. Shame, thought this was the point of an Alliance.


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