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  • Connecting Flight from International to Domestic - non linked tickets
    Oct 12, 2016
    Hi, My sister and her son are flying into IAD from Doha on Qatar Airways at 3:40 pm. They are then catching a flight to Savannah which departs at 5:05 pm. The international and domestic tickets are not linked. Will they have enough time to make it to their connecting flight? DO they have to go through security again? Please help me with the steps that they have to go through. Thanks.


    That is not enough time. They will arrive in the International Arrivals Building, go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, then have to take their bags to the United Check-in Desk, then go through security and to their departure gate.


  • International flight connections
    Oct 12, 2016
    Hello, I'll coming from Munich to St. Louis through IAD with a layover of 1.20 h with checked lagguage. Is it enough to do passport checks (i'm European)? Thanks!


    That's below the minimum recommended International to Domestic connection time of 90 minutes (I recommend 2 hours).


    I wonder why Airlines companies give such short time to catch another flights!


  • International flight connection
    Oct 9, 2016
    I fly with United from Philadelphia, which will be arrive at 11:32am, then an international flight to Beijing at 12:30pm (united flight either), so just about 1 hour for connection, is that enough?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connection to Portland, ME
    Oct 5, 2016
    I'm flying from Portland, OR to Portland, ME on United. Is the transfer to regional jets typically in the same terminal? I'll have one hour and will be travelling with an infant...


    IAD only has one Terminal. Both flights will likely be on the C/D concourse, but there's a small chance that the flight to Maine will be in concourse A.


    So if the second flight is on A then we would have to shuttle over? Is there another security check at that point? I'm guessing we'd probably miss our connection if this was the case? Thanks!


    Yes, you take a shuttle or the AeroTrain over. You do not have to go through security again.


  • Connections
    Oct 4, 2016
    if I go with united airlines from Nashville Tennesse to Washigton Dulles and then an international flight to Panama City do I have to make the bags connections, migration, customs?


    There is no US Customs or Immigration when leaving the US. If everything is on the same reservation all you have to do in Dulles is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 8:15 arrival United to Grand Cayman
    Oct 3, 2016
    All united flights arriving domestic - departing to Grand Cayman. Before I book - it's a 45 minute layover.


    Yes, that's possible if the first flight is on-time.


  • connections
    Oct 2, 2016
    I am flying into IAD on United express from Pittsburgh. Flight time is changed and we arrive at IAD at 7:35am and depart on United Express for LGA at 8:20. That is 45 min. Can this be done? Thanks


    Yes, that is possible.


  • Fron London to orlando
    Oct 1, 2016
    Arriving from London Heathrow to IAD then have 1hr 10mins until the flight to Orlando. Is this enough time to go through security, customs, collect and recheck in luggag? Both flights are with United Airlines.


    No, that is not enough time. The Minimum time is 90 minutes.


  • Munich continuing to New Orleans
    Sep 30, 2016
    Flying in from Munich MUC connecting to MSY, all United - is 1h30m enough? With checked luggage?


    That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • 95 minute connection doable LAX to ZRH via IAD
    Sep 30, 2016
    United flight will arrive at IAD at 16:25 and need to make it on to a United international flight to ZRH leaving at 18:00. Does that give me and my checked bage enough time to make the connection?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


  • Enough time to make connection?
    Sep 28, 2016
    Arriving on a United Flight on Friday, Sept. 30 at 8:45pm and catching Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul departing at 11:05pm. 2 hours and 20 minutes...is that enough time to make the connection? Will I have to go through security again? (no checked bags)


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 45 minutes enough time to make connection?
    Sep 28, 2016
    United Flight from Hartford arrives 11:36 am. Need to make it onto United international flight that leaves for Tokyo at 12:25 pm 49 minutes - that enough time do make connection and have baggage make it also?


    Yes, that is enough time if the flight from Hartford is on-time.


  • Flight From LHR to IAD and then to RIC
    Oct 3, 2016
    Hi Bookign flights and wondering if 1h 35mins gap between landing in IAD from LHR and getting the flight out of IAD to RIC is enough time and is there a different immigration/customs for transfers ? Thanks in advance


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, as a transfer everything will be handled in the C/D concourse facility.


    United Flight from Alb lands at 11:47AM. Need to catch United Flight to SFO at 12:35AM. Will 45 min be too tight? This will be in February. I'm concerned about winter storms.


  • Connecting flight
    Sep 26, 2016
    Flying from LHR with United Airlines to EWR via IAD with a 2 hour layover in IAD. Will I need to collect my baggage before going through security and connecting on the next flight, or will the baggage be transferred to the connecting flight? Also, how far are the connecting terminals?


    Yes, 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, then go through security and to your departure gate, likely also in the C/D Concourse, so everything will take place there. There's a slight chance your flight to Newark will depart from Concourse A, which is a short ride on the AeroTrain away.


  • IAD
    Sep 26, 2016
    San Antonio, TX, US (SAT) to Washington, DC, US (IAD - Dulles) 4:35 pm - 8:47 pm (3h 12m) with a layover of 1hr18mins to connecting UNITED flight to Frankfurt? Is that enough time? How bad is Dulles during the winter? Sorry for the dumb questions


    Yes, that is enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate which should both be on the C/D concourse. The weather in Washington DC during the winter is usually good and Dulles is not a congested airport, so it is only affected by the weather when it's exceptionally bad.


    Everything is on same reservation, even if the plane is late everything should run smoothly.


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