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I am an Italian National arriving at Atlanta International terminal, then flying on to Tamp Florida. Can you tell me exact steps I will have to go through?
You will 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 take the Plane Train to your departure concourse (likely T, A or B), then walk to your departure gate.
Hello! We will be traveling tomorrow morning 2/16. Can you tell me what terminal I need to go to after we land? Arriving on Delta flight 2349 at 8:18 am and departing Delta flight 2212 at 8:59. Not familiar with ATL and traveling with small children. Thank you!
You are scheduled to arrive in Concourse C and depart from Concourse D. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am flying from Barcelona to ATL on a Lufthansa aircraft arriving @ 2:30pm. I then in turn have to connect on a domestic flight on Delta Airlines that is departing @ 4:35 pm. Will this be enough time to go through US Immigration, claim/re-check my bags, and then go through security before getting to my departure concourse? I have a feeling that I might be pushing it pretty close, can you advise?
Lufthansa doesn't fly from Barcelona to Atlanta. Where are you stopping first? That is indeed a very risky connection.
Thanks for your quick reply. I first fly from Barcelona to France on Lufthansa with a layover in Frankfort(FRA). I then depart from France on Lufthansa again @ 10;20 AM and arrive in ATL @ 2:30 pm. I'm just not sure the 2 hour layover is enough time before I leave on my domestic flight on Delta at 4;35pm?
Frankfurt is in Germany, not France. If you are traveling on two separate reservations with checked bags, that is not enough time for your connection.
Sorry about that yes its Germany not France and thanks for your response. Thanks again for the reply and I appreciate your feedback!
Hi, We will be reaching Atlanta airport from Delta/AirFrance/KLM from Amsterdam flight. Then we have a domestic Southwest flight from Atlanta to Kansas City. The ticket till Atlanta is different and then for Southwest is different.
I know we have to get our checked bags in Atlanta and go through the Customs. Then there is a baggage drop area but I think that is only for Connecting flights on same ticket. Right?
Now for us After getting bags and going through US Customs, where do I submit checkin bags for southwest domestic flight. and How much time is enough for Transfer from International to Southwest domestic (Please note again its separate tickets).
Please help and confirm?
You will have to take a shuttle bus to the domestic terminal to re-check your bag with Southwest. I recommend at least 3 hours between flights.
Thanks for your quick response. Do we need to come outside the exit gate after passing through Customs? or where do we get Shuttle Bus? Also do I need to load baggage one by one in Bus or Can I take baggage trolley. Asking this as I will be alone with 3 big bags and 1 little kid.
Yes, you have to get the shuttle bus on the ground transportation level outside the International terminal. You cannot take a luggage cart on the bus.