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I am traveling from Chicago on United in Jan 2018 with a layover in San Francisco then on to New Zealand. It is only a 49 min layover but I remain with United the entire trip, is that enough time? I have never been to SFO so unsure if this is possible. - Thanks
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Also it's likely that the times of your flights will change before January.
Hi - I am traveling from Chicago on United in Jan 2018 to SFO then on to New Zealand but my layover is only 49 mins, is that enough time? I remain with United but have never been to SFO.
I am going Detroit to Sydney all on United in Business Class. The Detroit leg connects at SFO. United have booked it with about 90 minutes transit time at SFO. Do I go through US immigration at Detroit or SFO? Obviously I am not leaving SFO airport and hoping to go from one gate to another.
There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks for the advice!
Flight from lax to San Fran arriving at 6:47pm with a connection to London Heathrow at 7:40 both with united airlines,,,,, will this be enough time ? And if so will my bags be checked straight through or will I have to collect them in San Fran thanks in advance
All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Hello.

I will travel from Frankfurt with Lufthansa in to SFO and we will arrive at 12:55 pm 25th of October.
Next flight to Las Vegas was scheduled to depart at 04:10 pm with Lufthansa/United.
I just got a email from Lufthansa that says that the flight at 04:10, is reschedule to 02:48 pm.

Is this enough time to make the the connection 2 adult with one checked bag each?
Or should i change the reservation and try to catch a later flight to Las Vegas?

Everything is on the same booking/ticket/reservation with Lufthansa.
You still have enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you for the info!
Hi there, flight from YYZ lands at SFO at 8:58am. We have connecting flight to ONT at 10:43am, is that enough time? Do we have to go through security at SFO? All flights booked on the same itinerary. Thank you
As long as you arrive in the G concourse all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You should have plenty of time.
Thank you!
Hi we are due to arrive with Air Canada from Vancouver at 11:00 and leave for Manchester with Thomas Cook at 16:50. Bookings are separate. Am I right to assume we will have to collect bags, clear customs and then check in again? Also do you think the time is sufficient and do you have any advice. Many thanks for your help.
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. You just have to claim your bags, re-check them with Thomas Cook, and go through security. You have plenty of time.
Thanks, much appreciated
I have a U/A flight from Singapore to SFO connecting to a U/A flight to ORD. The layover is
1hr 45min . Is that enough time to make the second flight?
Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
arriving at SFO at 3:24 pm from Medford, OR and leaving for Copenhagen at 5:35 pm. Is that enough time?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation.
Thank you!
So I'm flying from Tokyo to Osaka to SFO to Vancouver. I am flying ANA(Tokyo to Osaka) and United for the rest of my flights. I am wondering whether I need to recheck any of my checked bags as from Osaka to SFO it is a 2hr 15min layover and SFO to Van its a 5hr layover.
In SFO you will 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.