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How much layover time should I have for a connecting flight from Alaska air to Icelandic air?
If it's one reservation, 60 minutes, if it's two separate reservations, 2.5 hours.
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I have a DL flight from SMF to SEA and a connecting flight SEA-AMS with 1:00 hr connecting time (on 1 ticket). Would 1 hr be sufficient to transfer gate to gate? Do I need to pass customs/immigrations, pick up & check-in luggage @ SEA?
Yes, that is enough time. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do on your way to Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, I am flying out of Victoria and have 1:12 min connection to O'Hare in Seattle. Will it be enough time to clear customs and make my flight??
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly and both flights are on the same reservation.
If I just have carry on will that make a difference?
Yes, that will help quite a bit.
My flight will arrive from Paris, and I have connecting flight to Vancouver. (2h20 for transfer, same reservation). Have I to go through the immigration procedure? I am Hungarian citizen. This is important for me, because of visa-requirement.

Yes, 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.
Hi - I'm on Alaska flight 2269 arriving at 10:55 from Vancouver and then flight 432 leaving at 12:15 for Santa Barbara.

Where do I go through Customs? Is there going to be an issue making the 12:15 flight time?

Thanks
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver, so all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Seattle. You have enough time.
I've only got an hour to catch yet another connection to Portland. Do I have a hope in hell? I'm traveling on Delta, with a Canadian passport and baggage.
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton, so all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Seattle. You have enough time.
Thank god! And you Zap, that gives me some piece of mind.
I arrive 9:51 am (Alaska Airlines) and depart 1:20 PM to Dublin.(British Airways) Will I have enough time. I am only doing a carry on. What steps do I take ? how do I get to the Terminal for British Airways, and where do I go first when I get there. I have never flown internationally, so if you can give me the steps I take I would appreciate it. It is in mid October when I leave. Thank you.
If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do on the way over is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Hi there,if anybody can help me is 3 hours of layout enough to catch flight to San Diego,what is process after immigration for picking up the luggage and catch the right fliy?
What airlines are you flying? Is it one reservation or two separate reservations? Where are you coming from?
Sorry,I forgot mention,I'm flying from Germany-Seattle-San Diego,all flights are in one ticket..I'm not US citizen
You will arrive in S, 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 underground trains to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Good morning, I fly from Alaska on the 24th and land at 12 20 (Alaskan Airways). I then fly out on British Airways at 13 30 to Heathrow. It is one ticket. Is this going to be enough time and do I have to pick up and recheck my bag or can it go straight through?

Thanks
Forgot to mention I am a uk citizen so guessing I have to go through customs at Seattle?
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
I have return flights from DC to Seattle : out on United and return on Alaska. I now want to make separate reservations to fly to Vancouver Canada. Flights to and back from Canada likely will be Air Canada, Delta or United (possibly Alaska) What time would you recommend that I allow? I know in Vancouver you go through US customs at Vancouver airport.
If it's two separate reservations and you have checked bags I would want at least 2.5 hours. If no checked bags, 90 minutes.