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  • UAL
    May 12, 2015
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    We will be arriving IAD from CLE, going to FRA with only a 50 min connection with United. Any advice on gates, terminals and transfer time? Thanks so much!

     

    You could arrive in A, C, or D and will depart from C or D. C and D are just two sides of the same building. A is connected to them with the mobile lounge and aerotrain. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Dayton-IAD to Amsterdam
    May 10, 2015
    1
    If I land from Dayton Ohio at IAD at 4PM and my flight to Amsterdam leaves 5,30PM would that be enough time with different airline ?

     

    If you are purchasing two separate tickets that would be fairly difficult.

     

  • Connection Time
    May 1, 2015
    1
    Hello, I will be traveling RDU-IAD-MUC on June 12th with only 55 minutes layover in IAD. Is this time enough to get from my arrival terminal (from RDU) to my departure terminal (to MUC)? Thank you so much for your help.

     

    IAD only has one terminal. Both of your gates will likely be on the same concourse - C/D if they are both on United.

     

  • Time between concourses
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    Yes thank you Zap, but how long would it actually take to actually travel from concourse C to concourse A?What way is the quickest? shuttle or train or are there escalators or can you walk it? Thanks

     

    They take about the same amount of time. You cannot walk from A to C.

     

    The transfer itself would take may 10 minutes.

     

  • Terminal Dulles to Knoxville tyson mcghee
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    Thank you Zap. One last question if I may - would you have any idea which Terminal my domestic flight (United Express from Dulles to Knoxville) would be leaving from? ( Flight LH9312) on 9th June. If it is terminal A, how long would it take me to get to terminal A from terminal C where I arrive into Dulles? Thank you for your help!

     

    Washington Dulles only has one Terminal. A, B, C, D, and Z are all concourses, or gate areas. The minimum connection time for your arrival is 90 minutes because you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags and go through security. There is a good chance your flight to Knoxville will depart from Concourse A. It is connected to C and D inside security by the mobile lounge and Aerotrain.

     

    Yes thank you, but how long would it take to actually travel from concourse C to concourse A? Thanks.

     

  • Do I go through security at IAD
    Apr 30, 2015
    2
    On my return flight from Tyson Mcghee airport to LHR I have a connection at Dulles - would I have to go through security at Dulles or just as Knoxville and Heathrow? Also please could you tell me if my outward journey of LHR to Knoxille with layover of 2 and a half hours is enough time to clear customs and immigration and security at Dulles asif I do, I have a metal hip and am wondering if it will take me longer to get through security (pat down etc)? Many thanks in advance

     

    On your way to LHR you will not have to go through security in Dulles. It shouldn't cost you more than a minute or two by having a metal hip. You have plenty of time for your connections.

     

    Thank you Zap. One last question if I may - would you have any idea which Terminal my domestic flight (United Express from Dulles to Knoxville) would be leaving from? ( Flight LH9312) on 9th June. If it is terminal A, how long would it take me to get to terminal A from terminal C where I arrive into Dulles? Thank you for your help!

     

  • international connection
    Apr 29, 2015
    1
    The best ticketing option I'm looking at for a flight from Dayton to Bremen, Germany only has a 52 minute layover at IAD. I'm traveling alone with carry-on luggage only. Is it possible to make the connection, assuming the flight in from Dayton wasn't delayed?

     

    Yes, it is possible.

     

  • Some advice please?
    Apr 28, 2015
    1
    I am travelling into Washington Dulles from Orlando, landing at 1120 on UA 1298. My connection flight is from Washington Dulles to Narita, Japan at 1220 on NH001. I will have checked in luggage. Can you please let me know if I need to clear customs at Washington Dulles and do I need to collect my bags at Dulles and check them through again? Is the one hour layover too tight? Thanks!

     

    No, you do not go through US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate on the C or D concourse to your departure gate on the B concourse using the AeroTrain.

     

  • Do I need to collect my luggage in Washington on outgoing journey?
    Apr 26, 2015
    3
    Connecting flights LHR to Tyson Mcghee via Dulles IAD. Please could you tell me if I have to collect my luggage at Washington on my outward flight and recheck it in again before I get on the plane to Knoxville or will my baggage go straight from London to Knoxville? I have phoned the airlines and have been told two different things! I was emailed that there had been a response but I cannot find it! Please could you reply directly to this thread - am flying with united airlines (outward flight star alliance with lufthansa )

     

    You will arrive in concourse C, go through US Immigration in United's facility there, then claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags at the transfer desk. They will be tagged through to TYS but you will still have to claim them to go through Customs. Then you will go through security and to your departure gate, which may be in the C or D concourse (which is one building) or in the A concourse (which is connected to C and D by the AeroTrain and mobile lounge).

     

    Thank you ZAP. So you are confirming that I pick my bags up at Washington and re-check them in at Washington? What is the transfer desk?

     

    The desk is a desk right after you go through customs where they take your checked bags back. It will be hard to miss and most of the people on your flight will be using it.

     

  • united flight minimum connection okay?
    Apr 26, 2015
    1
    looking at a flight SEA to Venice, Italy. Flight has two connections: Dulles IAD layover 1h 50m. Second is Brussels BRU--that one looks good at 2h 25m. Not sure about the IAD, however. United minimum is 90 min. but know that can be tight at Dulles. Does the 1h50m connection sound okay. Flying on US passport

     

    That is plenty of time. When leaving the US all you have to do in Dulles is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate - both will be in the C/D concourse.

     

  • DXB-IAD-YOW
    Apr 23, 2015
    1
    Is 1 hour and 30 mins enough time for a layover in IAD?

     

    Yes, that should barely be enough time.

     

  • IAD transit flight CUN-IAD-GVA
    Apr 19, 2015
    1
    Hi am looking at international flight with united CUN-IAD-GVA transit time is 1h10 minutes. I am traveling on a foreign passport with a 9 year old and will probably have checked bags. 1h 10 minutes seems short to me is this possible? If I miss the flight and need to take the one the next day, will United provide me with accomodations? THanks in advance!

     

    Yes, 1 hr 10 minutes is well below the minimum connection time for such a connection (90 minutes). I would avoid booking that. United likely would not provide you with a hotel if you miss your connection.

     

  • connection to Charleston
    Apr 18, 2015
    1
    I am arriving from Ottawa, Canada via UNITED EXPRESS/TRANS STATES at 8:33 am and have a connection to Charleston via UNITED EXPRESS/MESA. Can someone please let me know which terminal I have to go to get my connected flight and how do I can go there via shuttle or etc...thanks

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will likely arrive in concourse A and depart from concourse C or D. A is connected to C and D by the AeroTrain and Mobile Lounge inside security.

     

  • SFO to IAD to DUBAI
    Apr 18, 2015
    3
    I am flying from SFO to DUBAI w/ United but I have a connecting flight at IAD. Do I have to go through security again once I land at IAD to catch my next plane??? I have abour 2 hrs and 55 minutes before my next flight. Pls advice...

     

    No, on your way to Dubai you will not have to go through security in IAD. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the C/D concourse. You should have plenty of time.

     

    Thanks! I was also wondering if I were to check in a luggage in SFO... do I have to claim it at IAD??? OR... will it be transferred for me so that I can just go straight to my departure gate to my connecting flight to Dubai?

     

    It will be transferred for you. Literally all you have to do in IAD is walk from one gate to another.

     

  • 1 hrs 25 minutes connecting time & customs on United airlines
    Apr 17, 2015
    1
    I fly London to IAD arriving at 3:25PM on United. I have a connecting United flight to Charlotte with an one hour 25 min connecting time. Is that enough time to go thru customs? I then fly Charlotte to Myrtle Beach, SC. but have lots of time on that portion of the trip. I am worried about the IAD connection to Charlotte.

     

    It is 5 minutes below the recommended International to Domestic connection time, but if both flights are on United and your flight from London is on-time, I think you can make it.

     





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