Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I only have a one hour layover in IAH between the Boston flight and SJD. Not really familiar with IAH is this a reasonable time to both make the connection and have my checked bag make it too? Thanks!
Sorry - both flights are on United
Hi, Im trying to book a ticket from Orlando to Manila on United Airlines and to transfer to ANA international on the same reservation. I have a choice either to connect to IAH w/ 3 hrs layover vs LAX w/ 2 hrs and 14 mins layover. What would be good choice for connecting to international flight in terms of ease and convenience? Thank you!
IAH is easier because the path between the two gates is much simpler.
I am having a flight from MEX to MIA via IAH with a 1 hr 30 min layover. Would that be enough to clear immigration and board the next flight. It is a single reservation and i have checked baggage.
That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Rsw to Mco 56 min layover at Iah is that enough time both are United flights
Yes, that's enough time. You're flying a long way out of your way for that connection!
I will arrive in TB from Pensacola and depart for Honolulu in TC with only a 40 min layover. Is this sufficient time to make my connection?
That's possible. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.
Hi!! I will be traveling from McAllen Tx MCO to Orlando with a layover of one hour in Houston, do I have to pass through security check and immigration again, even if I did that at Mcallen airport, and do I have to use the skyway to connect to my next flight? And where do I catch the skyway?
Texas and Florida are both located in the US. You will go through Security in McAllen and all you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There are signs to the skyway and it is well marked. You have enough time.
Hey there, we are flying in on Singapore Airlines from Manchester, arriving at 2:20 pm in IAH. From there, we are planning to take a United flight to New Orleans. One departs at 4:40 pm; the other at 6:35 pm. Would making the 4:40 pm flight be realistic, or is that cutting it too close?
The 4:40 flight is possible but doesn't leave much time to spare.
I am flying from Toronto (YYZ) to Houston, than Houston to Liberia, Costa Rica and have 50 minutes to make that Costa Rica flight. Both flights are with United, will I have enough time to catch my second flight and do I need to go through US customs in Houston ?
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto on your way to Costa Rica. All you have to do on your way to Costa Rica is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
I have 51 min to change terminals... still don't know which terminal I will arrive in and wich one I will depart from. Is the internal train frequent and fast enough to move from one terminal to another? And, will I have to pass through security check and immigration again even if I did that in the Washington airport? I read something about TerminaLink (skyway) providing for those with connecting flights in different terminals and sterile airside connections. And that this allows passengers to travel within the airport without having to re-enter security. How does that work?
Yes, the train runs frequently. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US, nor will you have to go through security. Yes, the Skyway train runs between all terminals inside security. All you do is go up to the train, get on, and take it to the terminal you need to go to.
I am flying from mga to yyc with a 1hr and 20min layover in IAH. Do I have to clear customs and if so is that layover enough time?
Yes, in Houston you have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. That is less time than I recommend (90 minutes bare minimum).