Washington Dulles (IAD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Can I realistically hope to arrive at 1620 domestic to catch the 1705 Austrian flight to Vienna? No carry on bags and business class.
Yes, that's enough time if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Really!? 45 minutes--that's great.
ZAP, the two flights are on different tickets. Arriving on United, departing on Austrian. I can check-in for Austrian on-line. Looks like the domestic United arrives on A and Austrian departs B--is 45 minutes still enough time. The only other option is a 5 hour layover.
Hi, We arrive from LHR on a united flight at Dulles at 10.50am and have a connecting flight to MCO at 12.35pm. We understand that we have to clear customs and collect our bags to recheck. Is this allowing enough time? Also do we have to go from terminal C to the main terminal to collect our bags and do the immigration clearance or is there an area in terminal C? Thanks in advance for your help
Yes, that should be enough time. Everything will be handled in the C/D concourse.
Hi, we are flying from Cancun to Vienna via Washington (arrival 15:20, departure 17:05). Both flights are operated by United. Will it be enough time to change gates? We are non-US citizens. Do we need ESTA? Will there be some security control when just changing gates?
Yes, you need ESTA. 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, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Arriving from Frankfurt at 3:05 and hoping to catch the connecting flight to Seattle at 4:30: Is 1:25h enough? And if we miss the flight, does United (normally) rebook us on a later flight? We are German citizens, checked baggage, all bookings on one ticket, all flights United. Thank you for your help!
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. Yes, if you miss your connection and everything is on the same reservation you will be rebooked to Seattle.
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.