Washington Dulles (IAD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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United have sold me a ticket from LHR to IAD arriving 11:20 then IAD to CUN departing 12:30. I would assume United believe this is enough time for a connection, but is it? Also, will I need to collect and recheck my bags or will they be checked at London all the way to Cancun?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. Everything will be in the C/D Concourse. It is possible but everything has to go perfectly.
Please I have a flight from DFW (11:55) TO IAD (15:51) and after claiming my luggage. Catch up with Virgin Atlantic to (LHR) AT 18:45. Will that be plenty of time for international flight. I don't have the terminals or gate info right now. Thank
Yes, that should be enough time. IAD only has one terminal. What airline are you flying on the first flight?
United airline from DFW
OK, then you just have to go to the main terminal, claim your bags, take them up to the departure level, re-check them with Virgin Atlantic, and go through security and to Concourse A. You should have enough time.
Thank you so much (i appreciate).
im flying from Orlando on UA and connecting on ANA to japan. is 1 hr enough to connection time?
by the way flights are on the same reservation/ticket
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates are connected inside security.
ZAP thanks for your help!
I am on a flight from Toronto arriving in Washington at 7:37 AM and my connecting flight to Cancun leaves at 8:35 AM. Is 58 minutes enough time in between these flights?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly. On the way to Cancun you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.
Hi. I am traveling from Dubai to Toronto and am considering option of transit in IAD with 3 hours.

It's a single ticket and sky scanner doesn't say that it's self transfer.

Do I need to cross immigration and US customs?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.
i will be flying in at 6:30 pm on icelandair from reykajvik and have a 8:04 pm flight on American to miami .. will that be enough time?
With checked bags that's not enough time. Without checked bags that's just enough time if the IcelandAir flight is on-time and you check in for your AA flight online before leaving Iceland.
Delhi, IN (DEL)
Pittsburgh, PA, US (PIT)
Duration25h 30m totalShow on-time performance
Flight segments
• DEL to FRA
DEL to FRA
FLIGHTUA 8907
Aircraft typeAirbus A380-800
Flight advisories
Operated By Lufthansa
• 3h 55m connection
• FRA to IAD
FRA to IAD
FLIGHTUA 988
Aircraft typeBoeing 777-200
Flight advisories
• 2h 45m connection
• IAD to PIT
IAD to PIT
FLIGHTUA 6063
(1) How many Terminals are there at IAD.
(2) LH will arrive on which Terminal
(3) United express flight will depart from which terminal.
(4) Coonection time of 2hrs.45 minutes on same itenerary is sufficient or not.
IAD only has one terminal. You will arrive in United. It will arrive in Concourse C or D where you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate, which will be in A, C, or D. If you have to go to A it is connected to C and D by a shuttle bus and the AeroTrain inside security.
Also, you should have enough time.
How much minimum time you recommend for International arrival to domestic departure ?
Please advise that How much minimum time you recommend for International arrival to domestic departure ?
90 minutes is doable at IAD, but 2 hours is better. This is assuming both flights are on the same reservation.
I am connecting from LHR-IAD to IAD-YOW. Does 1h15 give me enough time?
No, that is below the recommended international to International connection time in IAD. It might be barely possible though if you don't check any bags.
I am coming via Saudia to IAD on Dec 16 at 12:20 pm and want to get AA or United at 12:55 to Columbus Ohio with connection time of 35min.
Will I be able to make it?
AA does not fly from IAD to Columbus. The minimum International to domestic connection time when traveling on two separate itineraries is about 3 hours, so no, that is not even remotely possible.
42 minutes enough time ?

IAH - IAD via UA109. Lands 11:28
IAD - YUL via UA 6277 Departs 12:10
Yes, that's possible. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.