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I am looking at a flight from Providence, RI to Jackson Hole, Wyoming in August with United. The flight leaves PVD @ 7:15 arriving in ORD @ 9:15 on United Express (SkyWest) then leaves on an Airbus A320 @ 10:01. An 1hr 1 min layover with a chg of terminal. Is that enough time?
I'm coming from Lincoln Nebraska on Friday, 2/16, into Terminal 2 on United Express at 7:07am. I have a 1 hour and 3 minute layover, not a lot of time. I depart on United Airlines for Montego Bay Jamaica out of Terminal 1 at 8:10am. What is the fastest way to get from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 and will I have to go through a TSA check point somewhere between going from one terminal to the other?
You can just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate inside security. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thank you for helping everybody. We arrive on United in terminal 1, and I believe it is concourse C. arrive 13:45. We leave from Terminal 1 15:50. Sounds like enough time, but leaving Denver, even in May is chancy because of weather, so good chance the plane could be late. It seems that there is no way to get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 to take the shuttle, which I have read comes every 15-20 minutes, than to walk. It seems to be a long way. Since we have Global Entry, would it be likely to be faster to to take the airport train from Termnal 1 to Terminal 5 and go through security? It seems that most transfers would be taking the shuttle.
It is in fact possible to walk inside security from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3. There is no PreCheck in Terminal 5, so Global Entry won't save you time there. Where are you going and on what airline?
I will arrive in Terminal 1 on UA3459 and I am departing from Terminal 5 on TK6. Is the TTB running from Terminal 3 K20 to Terminal 5 today, February 10th, 2018? If TTB isn't running due to the construction, is it faster to get to Terminal 5 by getting to Terminal 3, and catching the Terminal to Terminal shuttle, or taking it from Terminal 1? In other words, does the Terminal to Terminal shuttle pick up at T1, T2, then T3, to go to T5? So would it be faster to go straight to T3 to catch it?
Yes, apparently the TTB is back in operation. If you take the ATS Train, it's faster to just take it from Terminal 1. It's kind of a long walk from T1 to T3.
If I understand it correctly, the TTB only runs from Terminal 3 K20, to go to Terminal 5. The advantage is not having to go through security in Terminal 5, if I understand it correctly. I am on a tight layover and that's why I am trying to figure out the fastest way to get from T 1 to T 5. Perhaps the time to walk from T 1 to T 3 is more than the security process in T 5?
Yes, you are correct. I don't know which would be faster, I'm just warning that it's not an insignificant walk from Terminal 1 to gate K20, especially if you arrive in concourse C.
The ATS train was the way to go to terminal 5. Perhaps it was the time of day, but the security check in Terminal 5 was quick, and I even got to my gate before the flight was boarding. Thanks for your assistance
Hi,

I am planning to fly from Louisville, KY to Calgary on Saturday, June 2. The flight from Louisville to ORD arrives at 2:28 pm and then the next flight departs at 3:45 pm to Calgary. The first flight is United Airlines so arriving at terminal 1 and I have to go to terminal 5 (WestJet). I am wondering if this would give me enough time. If so, which would be the fastest way, ATS or shuttle from terminal 3? I only have a carry-on luggage and I'm assuming that I can get both tickets at Louisville as they're alliance. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Thank you in advance.
United and WestJet do NOT have an alliance. You're going to have to take the ATS and hurry.
Thank you! I will get an earlier flight to ORD.
What terminal and gate does flt AA3060 arrive at on saturday feb 10 6:30 am
It's currently posted for gate G11, but that is subject to change.
I'm flying on a AA/BA 'all in one' ticket (with checked bags) from CMH-ORD-London Heathrow. Flight is due to land 21:05 and depart 22:00, meaning the layover is only 55 minutes! I know I'll be coming in to T3 and leaving T5....is the timescale do-able or am I better off looking for an earlier flight to ORD?
It is possible but it doesn't leave a lot of time to spare. If you can do an earlier flight that's probably what I'd do.
I will arrive at ROD on UA flight 1499 from Houston and connect to UA flight 835 flying to Shanghai, China. what terminals will i get to, through? and how long will it take?
Both flights are in Terminal 1. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate which should take 10 minutes or less.
I arrive on. AA flight from CID at 16:11 and depart from T5 on Qatar Airways at 18:15. What is the fastest way to get to my departure?
There is a shuttle bus inside security from Concourse K of Terminal 3 to Terminal 5. You have enough time.
Hi, I will travel from Kansas to ord and have connected flight at o’hare To Doha qatar by Qatar airways . I’m travel loving with one infant and two year old toddler . I have 1 hour and 45 min layover at ORD . I will be going from terminal 3 to 5 . Will TTB be available in March ? And if I use shuttle bus then I’m Qatar airways lounge will I get boarding pass ? I will only have carry on luggage with me .
According to the airport's website, the service now runs year-round. If you have two separate reservations you'll have to either check-in online or go to the Qatar Airways check-in desk in T5 outside security. If it's all one reservation you'll be issued your Qatar Airways boarding pass in Kansas.
Thanks for reply , yeah it’s all one reservation but I will be going Karachi Pakistan from Doha Qatar , all connected flights. so at Kansas I will get only boarding pass to ORD and then from there rest of my boarding passes which is Doha and Karachi respectively. So my question is as in Dfw when we go through connected flights they issue boarding pass at airways lounge counter , will it happen the same in ORD .
I still think that AA should be able to issue all three boarding passes in Kansas. If they can't then yes, you could get them at the Qatar Airways gate in T5.