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Hello everyone. Im going from Colombia to Sydney. The 1st part of my itinerary is Bogota - Miami arriving at 11:35, then Miami - LA departing at 14:10. Do I have enough time to go through costumes with checked luggage? Travelling with AA, both flights. Thanks.
Yes, in Miami you have to 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 to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Thank you.
We are flying from Rome to Miami on TAP (Portugal) Airlines arriving in Miami at 2:30. We have booked AA separately leaving Miami at 5:25. Will we have enough time to make this connection? We will have checked in luggage to retrieve and check in via AA.
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Flying in from San Juan PR to MIA connecting to PHX all on AA. What would be a minimum amount of time to clear customs and do you have to go outside security and clear TSA security again once through customs?
There is no US Customs when flying from Puerto Rico to the mainland US. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We will have been on a cruise to other foreign ports. No customs even in that case? Or customs when disembarking from the ship?
Hi! I'm flying from Belize to DCA connecting in Miami, all one reservation on American Airlines. We arrive in Miami at 3:49pm on a Saturday and depart at 5:30pm. Provided we don't check any bags (and are American citizens), should this be enough time to clear customs?
With no checked bags you should have enough time. It would be more difficult with checked bags.
Can't find information on minimum connecting time domestic/international - will have to get bags from Frontier and recheck on American since 2 separate tickets....
I would want at least 3 hours, especially when considering that Frontier flights are frequently delayed.
I am arriving from Bolivia at 4:15 pm with American Airlines. I then need to take a new flight to Cancun at 7:45pm. Both flights are with American Airlines but on a different ticket so since we would need to take the luggage, go through customs and then check in our luggage again, would there be enough time to make the transfer?
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am arriving from Cancun at 5:05 pm with American Airlines. I then need to take a new flight to Brussels and I need to choose between the 8:40pm flight via London or 10:55pm flight via Madrid. All flights would be bought with American Airlines but on a different ticket so since we would need to take the luggage, go through customs and then check in our luggage again, would it be safe to take the flight after 3,5 hours or better take the later one even if it means waiting almost 6 hours?
I am arriving from Cancun at 5:05 pm with American Airlines. I then need to take a new flight to Brussels and I need to choose between the 8:40pm flight via London or 10:55pm flight via Madrid. All flights would be bought with American Airlines but on a different ticket so since we would need to take the luggage, go through customs and then check in our luggage again, would it be safe to take the flight after 3,5 hours or better take the later one even if it means waiting almost 6 hours?
I would personally take the later one.
I'm flying from NYC to MIA then to Curacao. My layover is 90 minutes.
Do i need to grab my checked bags and then check back in and go through TSA again? And is this enough time for me to do so?
If both flights are on American all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You have enough time.
Hello, I am connecting from washington dc to the Carribean in Miami on American airlines, all one ticket. I am travelling with kids, and I would like to know if the transit in miami is long, and required to pass customs again ?
Thank you for your help, god bless you!
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Miami on your way out of the country is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.