Washington Dulles (IAD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I will be flying United from Lisbon to San Francisco with connection of 1 hr 20 min. Is that enough time to connect.
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
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I have a flight from Ottawa to Lisbon, connecting through IAD, with 1 hour and 19 minutes in between. will this be enough time? Will I pre-clear US customs in Ottawa or will I have to do this at IAD once I land? Will I have to claim my luggage and re-check it? It is a single trip booked with United. Thanks!
Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
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I have clients who are flying from Cleveland to London via IAD and they have 55 minute connection in IAD. It is all 1 booking - is this enough time?
Yes, that is enough time. All they have to do is go from their arrival gate to their departure gate.
Hi, will be flying with united airlines from london to orlando via washington. Will be arriving in washington at 19.45 and our next flight to orlando departs at 22.15. Is ths enough time? And do we have to collect our luggage and re check it ?
Hi , will be flying with united airlines from london to orlando via washington. Will arrive at washington 19.45 and the flight to orlando departs at 22.15. Is it enough time ? And also do we have to collect our luggage and re check it ?
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. You should have plenty of time.
I am a chinese citizen departing from Seattle, a domestic flight, and flying to Europe through Washington IAD. My connection time is 1h15 and the legal time stated by UA is 45 minutes but I am afraid that will be held up in customs and security check at IAD even though the airline states that this is more than enough time. Who is right?
There is no US Customs or special security when leaving the US. All you have to do in IAD is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Flying from Toronto to Tokyo via a 55min layover at Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD). Is that enough time to make the connection flight from UNITED airline?
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto so all you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I will be flying United from Concourse C. Is it possible to connect from Concourse A to Concourse C by train or walking? i need to be in Concourse A first to see a friend before i go ahead to concourse C.
Yes, you can take the AeroTrain to A and then the mobile lounge or Aerotrain to C.
I'm flying standby from Portland, OR to Copenhagen with a plane switch in Dulles. Will an hour be enough time to get from a domestic United gate to a Scandinavian Airlines international gate?

Thanks!
If you are already checked in for the Scandinavian flight, yes it is enough time. But it's not enough time to exit security and check in at the SAS check-in desk if you have to do that.
I am coming from Grand Rapids, MI and heading out to Johannesburg, SA, with a layover in Washington. United just changed my itinerary and I'm left with only an hour in IAD. Can I expect to make my connection? Any hope for my checked bag?
Yes, that is enough time. 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.