Chicago OHare (ORD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Traveling from Cancun to ORD then on to Hartford. Have 1.5 hour layover. Do I go claim bags, go through customs and recheck bags at ORD and will 1.5 hours be enough time to make flight to Hartford?
Yes, that is more or less the process (you actually go through US Immigration first) and then after you re-check your bags you have to go to your departure terminal (1, 2, or 3) and go through security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We arrive in ORD at 7:50 AM on Envoy Air and leave at 8:30 AM for LGA on AA. We will only have carry on bags but am concerned that we'll have to wait for the bags after we land. Will this be enough time to make our connecting flight?
you don't have to do anything with your bags in Chicago. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.
Is 49 minutes a comfortable enough time to connect on United Express from a flight coming into Terminal 1 from St. Louis and leaving from Terminal 2 to Quebec City?
Yes, that should be enough time. Note that there's a good chance your flight from St. Louis will also arrive in Terminal 2, but if you have to go between 1 and 2, there is a walkway inside security.
We will be flying into ORD from and international flight on AA and out of ORD on a domestc flight also on AA (this is NOT a through ticket, but separate tickets). After clearing customs/immigration, if this were a through ticket, we would normally just hand our luggage back at the AA transfer counter, since we are on separte tickets, can we use the transfer counter to check into our second flight and hand our luggage over right there, or will we be required to haul the luggage over to the domestic AA counter and check in there?
No, you will have to go to the check-in desk in Terminal 3. However, the AA agent at your origin point may be able to tag your bags through to your destination if you can show your domestic confirmation. If they can then you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk in T5.
I plan to arrive from STL on United and want to board a Turkish Airline flight to Istanbul from Terminal 5. Both flights are non connecting flight. How to go about viz (1) my baggage (2) connectivity as I believe both are Star Alliance Partners
What do you mean "Viz"? How much time do you have between flights?
Flying united express to terminal 2. Flying out on ANA , terminal 1. What is the easiest way to connect?
You can just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. It will take 10-15 minutes.
Have a United flight going from XNA to YYZ with a layover in ORD. Time landing in ORD is 5:09PM and flight to YYZ is scheduled to depart 5:52PM. Initially it was a 1.2 hour layover but then United switched the flights and the layover dropped to 43 minutes (eek!). Will this be enough time to make it?
Yes, that's still enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Can I walk from United Terminal 2 Concourse F to United Terminal 1 Concourse C and stay within security? Also, average time to walk? Thank you!
Yes, you can. It takes 10-15 minutes.
Thank you for your quick response!
Am supposed to arrive @ T2-Concourse F at 2:50PM on United Express. Have a flight leaving from the International T5 at 4:20PM on Austrian (partner with United) so, there is 1.5 hours in between arrival and departure. Probably the last call for the departure on Austrian would be 30-45-60 minutes before the plane closes its door. Its there enough time to get from T2 to T5? What's best (and faster, in order to make my flight on Austrian) to use: the ATS (Transit System/ the train) from T2 and then go through security check again @ T5; or to use the newer TTB (Transfer Bus) from T3 (Gate G17 or K20) and, this way, not going through security check @ T5? If is quicker to take the bus, another question is: Can I walk free between T2/ Concourse F (where the United flight arrives) and T3/ Concourse G (which is closer than Concourse K) and take the Transfer Bus without problems from there (not having to get through security check)? How much time in between the departures of these Transfer Buses and and how long time it takes to make the trip to T5 from T3 on the bus? Thank you for any clarification provided.
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. I would try to take the TTB. Yes, you can walk from T2 to T3 inside security. I believe the transfer buses run every 10-15 minutes.
Thank you, this helps.
Am supposed to arrive @ T2-Concourse F at 2:50PM on United Express. Have a flight leaving from the International T5 at 4:20PM on Austrian (partner with United) so, there is 1.5 hours in between arrival and departure. Probably the last call for the departure on Austrian would be 30-45-60 minutes before the plane closes its door. Its there enough time to get from T2 to T5? What's best (and faster, in order to make my flight on Austrian) to use: the ATS (Transit System/ the train) from T2 and then go through security check again @ T5; or to use the newer TTB (Transfer Bus) from T3 (Gate G17 or K20) and, this way, not going through security check @ T5? If is quicker to take the bus, another question is: Can I walk free between T2/ Concourse F (where the United flight arrives) and T3/ Concourse G (which is closer than Concourse K) and take the Transfer Bus without problems from there (not having to get through security check)? How much time in between the departures of these Transfer Buses and and how long time it takes to make the trip to T5 from T3 on the bus? Thank you for any clarification provided.