Chicago OHare (ORD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I am fly with United Air from Toronto to Beijing via ORD, I only have 50 minutes ,is it enough time to make my connection?

Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Chicago.
We are flying into ORD, December 19th from SFO, arriving ORD at 14:33 in Terminal 1. Our connecting flight to Dublin is in Terminal 5 on Aer Lingus at 16:00. That gives us one hour and 30 minutes to make the connection. Is this doable? Our baggage will be checked so we will not have anything with us other than a back pack. Is there Pre TSA check at Terminal 5?
Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. No, there is no Pre-Check in T5 and Aer Lingus isn't a pre-check participant anyway.
Hi I'm flying from Detroit to Chicago on American. I'm going to Doha, Qatar. My bags are going straight to my destination. I have an hour and 10 minutes to get from t3 to t5. I know that I have to go through security again. I know that I have to get on a train to get to t5. Can I make it in a hour and 10 minutes? the flight is going to be at night. Are the lines for international long at night?
Yes, you have just enough time if the flight from Detroit is on-time.
land at 8:15 am depart at 9:05 am both with United. is 50 minutes enough time for the transfer?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do on your way to Cabo is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All United gates are connected inside security.
Hello, I am flying from Orlando to Vancouver via Chicago and only have 56 mins to change the flight. Is that enough time? Would I need to take a train to another terminal? thanks
Yes, that is enough time if your flight is on-time. No, you do not have to take a train. Your gates will be connected inside security.
I am flying into Ohare from South Carolina and then catching a flight to Ireland. Is one hour and 55 minutes enought time to make that connecting flight if I need a wheelchair
What airlines are you flying?
flying in on united and out on aer lingus
Then you have just enough time. You will arrive in Terminal 1 or 2 and depart from Terminal 5, so they will have to take you on the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and through security again.
My wife has a pair of UA flights going from Vancouver through ORD to Boston tomorrow. She's only been given an hour for the connection, and we thought she'd be preclearing customs in YVR, but UA is reporting that that flight is coming into the International terminal.

Is it possible that she'll preclear in Vancouver and fly into T5? Or does the T5 arrival mean that she's going to have to be clearing customs in Chicago, which would mean the connection is a pipe dream?
Rest assured that she will pre-clear and that the flight will arrive in Terminal 1. For some reason United flight status shows future-day flights from Vancouver arriving in Terminal 5 although they do not. The correct T1 gate will appear tomorrow.
My wife has a pair of UA flights going from Vancouver through ORD to Boston tomorrow. She's only been given an hour for the connection, and we thought she'd be preclearing customs in YVR, but UA is reporting that that flight is coming into the International terminal.

Is it possible that she'll preclear in Vancouver and fly into T5? Or does the T5 arrival mean that she's going to have to be clearing customs in Chicago, which would mean the connection is a pipe dream?
Rest assured that she will pre-clear and that the flight will arrive in Terminal 1. For some reason United flight status shows future-day flights from Vancouver arriving in Terminal 5 although they do not. The correct T1 gate will appear tomorrow.
Thanks for the reply; it eased our concerns. You were right; they have her flying into T1 now.
Thanks for the reply; it eased our concerns. You were right; they have her flying into T1 now.
Just posted United Airlines question. My layover is 1 hour, 30 minutes
I am traveling from MSP to Brussels via Chicago on United Airlines. Will tahe give me enough time to catch my connecting flight at ORD
Yes, all you have to do in ORD is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. 90 minutes is plenty of time.