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  • Connecting flight
    Aug 21, 2016
    Hi! I will arrive in IAD with a UNITED domestic flight from RDU. I will only have 1h55 to make my connecting international flight with Korean to Seoul. Since tickets were bought on different reservations, I will have to collect my bags at arrival and recheck them for the next flight. Can I make it?


    It's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • Tranfer between BRU and DEN via IAD
    Aug 19, 2016
    Is 1:50 enough to transit from International flight UA 951 coming from Brussels to flight UA 542 going to Denver? Later flight is not an option since in Denver we have to connect to UA 1584 going to Jackson Hole. Suitcases included if possible ;-)


    Yes, this is enough time, but leaves little to spare in case your flight from Brussels is late.


  • Recheck bags
    Aug 18, 2016
    Arriving on United and going to Amsterdam on United. Will need to get bags and recheck?


    No you do not. There is no US Immigration and Customs when leaving the US. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if your first flight is domestic.


  • SDF - ZRH
    Aug 18, 2016
    Arriving from Louisville SDF at 4:25pm on United Express 4708. Departing for Zurich ZRH on United 52 at 5:50pm. Two adults, both US citizens. Is this workable?


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will have no issue making this connection.


  • Arriving international departing domestic
    Aug 17, 2016
    I am arriving at IAD terminal E from Beijing. Departing on domestic from terminal D to CLE. Baggage tag shows checked through to CLE. I need to go through security again?


    You will have to go through customs and immigration, check your bag at the re-check desk, then go through security once more. I reccomend two hours for your connection.


    This is impossible as IAD does not have a Terminal E. If your flight is on United it will arrive in the D concourse and you will depart from concourse A, C, or D.


  • Manchester UK - Orlando
    Aug 16, 2016
    I'm stopping at Washington Dulles with United For around 3 1/2 hours. Do i need to collect my baggage and re check or will the airline put it on the next flight (also a United Flight). I booked it with one ticket.


    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.


  • terminal A to terminal d with only 50 mintues
    Aug 16, 2016
    My flight arrives at terminal A at Dulles and my connection leaves from terminal D 50 minutes later. Can I make it?


    A and D are just concourses, not terminals. If your flight is on-time and both tickets are on the same reservation you have enough time.


  • International connection
    Aug 16, 2016
    Hi I am catching a connecting flight out of IAD to South Africa with a layover of 1hr 15. Flight arrives on UA airlnes and leave UA (Operated by South African Airlines). Is it possible to check baggage through or do I need to collect it and drop it off? Will there be enough time for me? Thanks


    Since South African and United have a partnership, and the tickets were booked on the same reservation, your bags will be checked all the way through to Accra/Johannesburg. This is enough time to make the connection with ease.


    Where are you coming from on your United flight?


    I'm flying in from Houston


    Yes, then if both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • International/Domestic Connection/Separate Tickets
    Aug 15, 2016
    Contemplating booking a ticket AUH-DOH-IAD on Qatar Airways, and a separate ticket on United IAD-PIT, but it would only leave me with a 2hr10min connection - not sure if this is reasonable or not. I am a US Citizen.


    With checked bags that would be difficult, without checked bags it's barely possible.


  • International layover
    Aug 14, 2016
    Is 2hr 5 min enough time to arrive on United from London Heathrow and connect to a United domestic flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


    Aug 14, 2016
    Hi guys, I am travelling with my girlfriend from Brussels to Montreal on United Airlines with a layover of 120 minutes at IAD airport. Is the connection time alright? How does it work since I am Indian and my girlfriend is French? Do we need to leave the airport and are any sorts of passport stamps expected? Thanks, Sree


    one more thing, the conencting flight from Washington is on MESA airlines operated as United Express. Do we need to recheck our bags? Wewould be reaching at 2:20 pm and our connecting flight is at 5 pm. Thanks :)


    You will arriv ein the C/D concourse, 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. You have enough time. If she is a first time ESTA user then neither of you can use the automated kiosks at IAD, you both need to see the agent to clear US Immigration. You will need a US Transit Visa unless she already has one.


  • 65 min layover from Montreal (YUL)
    Aug 12, 2016
    HEy, I'll be travelling from Montreal (YUL) to Honolulu with a 65 min layover at IAD. Do I need to claim and re-check my luggage? Also, do I have enough time considering that I can go through customs when leaving Montreal?


    Since you 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. You have enough time.


  • GVA(switzerland)- IAD - DEN
    Aug 12, 2016
    Hello, I am flying from Geneva, Switzerland to IAD. I arrive at 2:50 and my connecting flight to Denver leaves at 4:08. I am a US citizen, if that counts for anything, so do you think this is enough time to get through CBD, baggage claim, recheck my bag, TSA, and find my gate? thanks.


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly and both of your flights are on United.


  • ATL > IAD > KEF
    Aug 15, 2016
    Hello, I'm booking separate flights from ATL to IAD (Delta) and IAD to KEF (Icelandair). Delta flight scheduled to arrive @ 11:15AM, and Iclandair flight leaves @ 2:10PM. There will be checked bags. Will this allow enough time under normal circumstances? Thanks!


    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


    What are steps I need to take, directions I need to go to ensure that things go as perfectly as possible once we arrive? Booking is a done deal, as I could find no better alternative. Thank you.


    You need to go to the main terminal, claim your bags, go up to the departure level, re-check your bags with Icelandair, and go through security and to your departure gate in Concourse A or B.


    Thank you, and one final question: Can my travel partner stay in the "secure" side of the airport with our carry-on, etc. and go sit at the Icelandair departure gate, while I run and retrieve/check bags to save time and processing all our stuff back through TSA? Or do they need to see her passport etc. at the bag check/ticket counter?


  • Connection procedures?
    Aug 10, 2016
    Will be arriving united air at 11:20 a.m.need to claim bags and get to british airways to recheck for 6:30 pm flight. How difficult is it to get from baggage claim area up to the main terminal to recheck bags. Have separate Titickets with united and british air. Also, should I have enough time to do this?


    If your United flight is domestic then it's literally just up an escalator. The British Airways check in desk probably won't open until about 3 PM.


    Thanks! And also thank you giving me the time BA would open for baggage drop!


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