Washington Dulles (IAD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

Got a tip about IAD airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to, through, and between Washington Dulles airport. Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.

Topic Discussion

Hello!

I will have a flight from GRU to EWR with Conection at IAD airport. (United Airlines same ticket)
Is 1h20 enought time to imigration, re-check bagagges and security?

Will I have to get some transportation inside The airport?

Thank you ver much!

Regards.
Everything should be in the C/D concourse. You should have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you very much ZAP!!!!
Do you know, if for example, imigration is full and I lost my flight, United will reschedule another flight for me?

Thank you very much again.

Regards,
Felipe
Immigration lines are unlikely to be long with the early morning arrival. However, if the flight is late, then yes, they would rebook you on another flight to Newark (or LaGuardia if that would be acceptable to you).
Hi, I booked following ticket:
FAY - IAD with United 4961
06:00 - 07:22
IAD - CVG with United 6169
08:15 - 09-52
1) in which gate arrives 4961?
2) from which gate departs 6169?
3) I have only 53 min between these connecting flights (booked on 1 ticket): what is the best way to get from one gate to the other and how long does it take?
4) has United express Commutair often delays? If I lose the connection, what is the option to get to Cincinnati CVG?
Thank you
You don't find out your exact gates until the day of your flight. If you miss your connection you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Cincinnati, possibly with an additional connection in Chicago. Early morning flights are rarely delayed. You have enough time.
I saw that a couple of days ago the flight FAY - IAD was delayed by 4 h and today it was even cancelled, which doesn't sound very reliable to me.
If they rebook, is it with the same airline or does it change?
Thx again,
S.
Only United flies from IAD to Cincinnati, so if they rebook you on another airline, it would be with a stop somewhere else. If the delays is known before you leave FAY, they may just rebook you on Delta to CVG through Atlanta or on American through Charlotte.
Hello!

I will be arriving in IAD from ATL at 4.11 PM tomorrow (UA306) and have only 1 hour before my flight to Copenaghen with SAS (SK926). Is it feasible? Any idea about distance between arrival and departure gates?

Thanks a lot,
Luca
You will arrive on Concourse C or D and depart from Concourse B. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time. They are connected by shuttles and the Aerotrain inside security.
We should be arriving in gate area C (from YOW) and leaving from D.(to MCO) Is 45 minutes enough time to get through? We're runners so we can walk fast if we have too! Thanks!
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks! That's what I was hoping...
I have a flight from Cincinnati to Vietnam. There is one flight between Dulles airport and Narita Tokyo and my layover is only 47'. Would there be enough time for me to get to the gate? Do I have to recheck the luggage and go through Security Scan and Immigration scan?
I am international student
All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Toronto to Washington to Tokyo 22 hr ago Posts: 2
hab 22 hr ago
Have a 49 minute connection time in Washington Dulles from Toronto for a flight to Tokyo, all on United.
All booked on the same Aeroplan ticket. Do I have to go to another terminal & will this be enough time to make the connection?
============================================================================
Monday
26 Mar, 2018 10:22
Toronto
Pearson Intl. (YYZ),
Terminal 1
flight 11:46
Washington
Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD),
District Of Columbia

UA6198 1hr24
Economy X
Operated by:United Airlines | CR7

Monday
26 Mar, 2018 12:35
Washington
Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD),
District Of Columbia
flight 15:25 + 1 day
Tokyo
Narita (NRT),
Terminal 1

UA803 13hr50
Economy X
Operated by:United Airlines | 777







Comments (2)
ZAP 9 hr ago
That is enough time. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto so all you do in IAD is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate both in the C/D concourse.
==============================================================================
Are you sure both are in the same terminal? I have been told that I could possibly have to take a bus from terminal 3 to terminal 1.
Washington Dulles doesn't have a "terminal 3" or a "terminal 1".
Sorry, but what they said is that I might have to take a bus from terminal A to C, which may take 20 minutes. Does that sound accurate or likely?
A and C are concourses, not terminals. However, whoever said that is incorrect. While some United Express flights do use Concourse A, Flight 6198 never uses concourse A. It always uses C or D.
Thanks much! Just one last question then;
Can you tell me which concourse my flight from IAD (UA803) to Narita will leave from?
Monday
26 Mar, 2018 12:35
Washington
Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD),
District Of Columbia
flight 15:25 + 1 day
Tokyo
Narita (NRT),
Terminal 1

UA803 13hr50
Economy X
Operated by:United Airlines | 777
It will leave from C or D, usually C.
Have a 49 minute connection time in Washington Dulles from Toronto for a flight to Tokyo, all on United.
All booked on the same Aeroplan ticket. Do I have to go to another terminal & will this be enough time to make the connection?
============================================================================
Monday
26 Mar, 2018 10:22
Toronto
Pearson Intl. (YYZ),
Terminal 1
flight 11:46
Washington
Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD),
District Of Columbia

UA6198 1hr24
Economy X
Operated by:United Airlines | CR7

Monday
26 Mar, 2018 12:35
Washington
Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD),
District Of Columbia
flight 15:25 + 1 day
Tokyo
Narita (NRT),
Terminal 1

UA803 13hr50
Economy X
Operated by:United Airlines | 777







That is enough time. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto so all you do in IAD is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate both in the C/D concourse.
Are you sure both are in the same terminal? I have been told that I could possibly have to take a bus from terminal 3 to terminal 1.
We are flying with United - MGA to IAH and AIH to IAD and IAD to YOW. All flights are on United.

Will we have to go through security again in the U S? We only have carry on luggage and we hoping to buy a bottle of rum at duty free in MGA. Will we be able to take it home?

Thanks

Rowena
In Houston you will go through US Immigration and Customs and then security. You will not be able to bring through duty free rum without any checked baggage to put it in.
Hi,
I have a flight from Raleigh to Frankfurt with a connecting flight from Washington. The layover at Dulles airport is one hour. Is it enough time to get to any terminal in the airport within One hour?
Yes, that is enough time. Dulles only has one terminal.
We only have an hour between flights. Need to know best way between terminals B and D and whether we have to pick up checked luggage or will it be checked through to final destination from Phoenix. We are in our 70’s and can’t move real fast.
You don't have to do anything with your bags if both flights are on the same reservation. You can take a shuttle or the AeroTrain from C/D where you arrive to B where you depart.