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June arrival from MUC on UAL at 3:25 PM - Connection to LAX on UAL at 5:10 PM
Enough time?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will fly from Munich to Huntsville AL via IAD on United. The flight will arrive at IAD at 3:25pm. Departure to Huntsville will be at 5:05pm. Is 1 hour 40 mins enough to clear immigration (EU passport), claim bags, clear customs, recheck bags and get on the plane?
That is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will fly from Ottawa to Japan via IAD in mid August. The flight will arrive at IAD at 11:34 and the flight to japan will depart at 12:46. Will the time enough for transfer? do I need to claim the bag? Both flights are on the same reservation.
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Thanks.
I am traveling from Montreal to Paris via IAD.
This requires a terminal change from Z (arrival from Montreal) to A (departure to Paris).
1. What is the quickest way to make the connection?
2. Do I need to go through passport control and/or customs at IAD?
Many thanks
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. Are both flights on the same reservation or is it two separate reservations? What airline are you flying to Paris?
They are two different reservations: Air Canada to IAD and Air France to Paris.
OK, so you will still clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal, but you will have to claim your bags, re-check them with Air France, and go through security. If you don't have checked bags and you are able to check in online for your Air France flight then you can go straight to your Air France departure gate on the AeroTrain.
Many thanks! That's very useful information
I am flying from Charlotte NC to Copenhagen via Dulles IAD. When my American Airlines flight arrives in Dulles will I have to claim my bag and take and recheck to SAS? If I gook the flights using Expedia I think they are on the same reservation? But I don't think AA and SAS are partner airlines so not sure if AA in Charlotte can check my bag through to Copenhagen or if I have to claim it and recheck it?
If they are on the same reservation then American should be able to check your bag through to Copenhagen and issue your SAS boarding pass. If they check your bag through but can't issue the boarding pass you can go directly to the SAS gate and get it there.
I am traveling from Buffalo to Copenhagen in June on United Express and SAS. I have 2 hours layover in Dulles. Sounds like enough time, but will I have to claim and recheck baggage between the flights (and hence go through security in Dulles)? Thanks
If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, I am arriving from Zurich on Friday scheduled to land at 3:20 at IAD. My connection to Buffalo is at 5:20. Will that be enough time to get through security and recheck my luggage? TY
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi there I am in the process of booking from Dublin Ireland to Austin, TX. One of the options gives me 1 a half hour stop over at IAD. Will this give me enough time to get to me United airlines gate? I will be pre-cleared at Dublin. The terminals will be differtent I take it? Are they hard to navigate? Thank you very much
Yes, that is enough time. IAD only has one Terminal. All gates are connected inside security. That is enough time.
I am taking a flight from PIT to IAD with United, and transferring to SA airlines in 1 hr 30 min. Do I have to recheck luggage at IAD or will it go straight to SA airlines.
If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, I'm travelling from Montreal(YUL) to Tokyo through IAD airport, is 57 min layover enough for flight connection? Thank you.
Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.