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  • DUB-IAD-SFO connection on UA
    Jan 26, 2016
    United is offering this routing with a 50 minute connection in IAD. I understand there is preclearance for immigration and customs in DUB, so this is just like a US domestic connection? Checked bags will go straight through to domestic flight?


    Yes, your arrival in IAD will be just like a domestic flight. You will just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, nothing with your bags.


  • Luggage??
    Jan 25, 2016
    Im flying in to IAD from London (same airline) Would I need to re-check my baggage in IAD? I suppose that I would go through immigration in IAD? Anyone know the process?


    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.


  • United Internal Flight Newark to New Orleans
    Jan 22, 2016
    We are due to fly from Newark to IAD with United then have to board another United flight down to New Orleans, will we and out checked luggage make the connection on time?


    How much time to do you have for your connection? It's sort of hard to tell tell you if you have enough time if you don't say how much time you have.


    Sorry, that would have helped, its 1 hour


    Yes, that should be enough time as long as your flight from Newark is on-time. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There's a chance you could arrive in Concourse A, you will depart from Concourse C/D. If you arrive in A you will take the Aerotrain to C/D. You have enough time.


  • international to domestic Dulles connection
    Jan 22, 2016
    I am flying into Dulles on Ethiopian airlines at 7:30am. Do you think I can make a connecting flight on United to St. Louis that leaves at 9am? I will need to go through customs upon arrival and have one checked bag.


    Booked on two separate reservations? No, I don't think that's enough time. IF you had no checked bags or everything was on the same reservation, it might be possible.


  • 90 minute layover
    Jan 20, 2016
    We are flying into IAD domestically on United and have 90 minutes to board our flight to Rome. Can we get from UA's terminal to the international terminal. Our bags will be checked on both flights.


    IAD Does not have a separate "domestic" and "International" terminal. If both flights are on United then you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, likely both on the C/D concourse. You should have enough time.


    Very helpful! Thank you


    Thx, was logging in to ask a similar question, very reassuring.


  • 1 hour and 10 min, be enough ?? Domestic to intl
    Jan 25, 2016
    Hi all, DFW/IAD/CPH UNITED / SAS. I have 1 ticket for my whole journey, will I need to go via security again in IAD when transferring from domestic to intl and will 1 hour and 10 min, be enough ??


    No you will not have to go through security in IAD. You will just have to change concourses using the Aerotrain or mobile lounge.


    Thanks for that answer, how long time do you need with airtrain from Terminal C to Terminal B


    B and C are just concourses, not terminals. It should take less than 15 minutes.


    Another question will 1 hour be enough for my luggage to be transferred from UA domestic flight to SAS within 1 hour, it is all a part of Star Alliance so I will not be involved and dont have to claim it myself, was just wondering it is enough time.


  • Making A Connection ...
    Jan 19, 2016
    Flying in on Austrian air, business class, with carry-on baggage. It arrives at 245 pm, and I am trying to connect with a united flight to Denver that leaves at 4:07 pm. Will I make that connection?


    Yes, I think that is possible, especially if you are on business/first class on United and have priority security for that flight.


  • international flight, domestic departure
    Jan 16, 2016
    Hi. I m a non citizen and landing on IAD, having next separately ticketed Flt for Disneyland after 3 hrs. Can you please tell me if this time is sufficient for collecting luggage, immigration, checking in baggage for next Flt and boarding next plane. If not, any suggestions/ guidelines please.


    It should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Connecting flight
    Jan 15, 2016
    Hi we fly into Washington Dulles on a United flight due to land17.58 we then have to catch a United connecting flight at 18.35 to London will we have enough time? And will our bags make the connecting flight?


    That is just enough time for you and your bags if the first flight is on-time.


  • Transfer time between flights
    Jan 15, 2016
    Hi, we're looking at looking at booking through tickets from London Uk to Orlando FL, coming into IAD to transfer planes . We would land 1 hour 35 mins before our flight to Orlando - is that enough time and would our hold bags be transferred for us? Coming back again Air Canada from Orlando with 53 minutes before the next plane leaves for Uk. I've never changed planes and just wondered if this is enough time if we move fast? Thanks very much.


    Please note that these flights will be operated by United, not Air Canada. In both cases that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. On the way to Orlando, at IAD you will arrive in the C/D concourse, 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, all in the C/D concourse. On your way back to London all you have to do in IAD is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the C/D concourse.


    Thanks very much for your speedy and helpful reply!


  • Domestic flight connecting to International Flight
    Jan 14, 2016
    Hi! My flight from Norfolk to IAD will lands at 7:15AM and then I will have to catch a flight to Dubai. Flight departs at 10:15AM. Will I have enough time to do all necessary things like checking out from United, getting my checked bags, immigration, security check and again checking in to Emirates with all my bags? Once I arrived in IAD where should I go? Responses will be highly appreciated.


    Yes, 3 hours should be enough time. You do not have to go through US Immigration when leaving the US. When you arrive you will just follow signs to the baggage claim, claim your bags, go up to the departure level, re-check your bags with Emirates, then go through security and take the AeroTrain to your departure gate.


    Thank you very much, ZAP!


  • domestic to international
    Jan 13, 2016
    Hello! From okc->iAd->ams-> to Vienna. I have a 2 hr layover when I arrive at iAd until we leave for ams. What would I need to do go through immigration? Sufficient time? Thanks for your help


    There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


    Another thing: will I have my passport checked in Okc before departing. We are not checking bags in. So I assume I can just print off my boarding passes. First time flying internationally so a little confuse. Than you


  • Domestic-int connection
    Jan 12, 2016
    Looking at a flight coming in on AA at 8:50am and leaving on Emirates at 10:55am later this year. It is likely we would have checked bags. Is this enough time?


    It's barely enough time if your AA flight is on-time and your bags come out quickly.


  • From Cle connecting at IAD to LHR
    Jan 12, 2016
    CLE-IAD-LHR. Is 1 hour and 5 mins enough time to transfer at IAD, all flghts through United. Are all United flights concourse C/D?


    Some United Express flights use concourse A. Even if you arrive in A you should have enough time.


    Thanks so much!


  • 50 mins lay-over, it is enough
    Jan 11, 2016
    Hi, I will being flying to Frankfurt through IAD. I have 50 minutes to disembark from the inward flight from new orleans onto the onward flight to frankfurt. Is this enough time? I am young and can move fast but there may be matters beyond my control like immigration and customs. Advice will be very much appreciated.


    No, the Minimum international to domestic connection time at IAD is 90 minutes and I recommend 2 hours. You need to contact whoever booked your ticket and be rebooked.


    Sorry, disregard that post, I thought you were coming FROM Frankfurt. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate on your way to Frankfurt. You should have enough time.


    Thank you boss... cheers


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