period of time spent waiting for a connection (unlike stopover this is not chosen by the traveller)

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By train from Saarbrücken to Stockholm?

How long would it take to travel from Saarbrücken to Stockholm using the train? I'm able to make 1 stop if necessary. And what route do I need to travel?
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Is an 8 hour layover in Russia (SVO) long enough to leave the airport?

On my way to Paris, I will have an 8-hour layover in Moscow (SVO) in Russia from 5 in the morning until 1 in the afternoon. Will I have enough time to leave the airport and spend a few hours in ...
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2½ hour layover Doha (same airline) - do I need to go through customs/immigration? Recheck bags? Enough time?

I have some queries and kind of worried about my international flight for Sweden. My flight would be from my country of origin Manila, Philippines to Sweden but having a 1 stop layover at Doha. My ...
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Can I use TSA Pre-check security lines to re-enter an intermediate airport during a layover?

In a few weeks, I'll be taking a domestic flight that includes a long (3.5 hours) layover. I'd like to leave the airport and have lunch with a friend who lives nearby. I have TSA Pre-check. Assuming I ...
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Layover in Paris

I have a 7½ layover in Paris en route to Toronto, I want to visit Musee Picasso, will it be possible, to do it within this time, also I am a Canadian passport holder will I be allowed to get out of ...
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Lay over at El Prat Barcelona, luggage and city tour

I am travelling back to my country from Venice, Italy next month, and I have a 8 hour lay over from 11h to 19h at El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain. My First question : Do the airline company ...
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Are 90 minutes layover in Munich Airport and 120 minutes in Heathrow airport enough? [closed]

I will be traveling from Delhi to San Francisco via route DEL - MUC - LHR - SFO. There are connecting Lufthansa flights from DEL to SFO. Layover time at MUC is 90 minutes and at LHR is 120 minutes. ...
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Is 1½ hours enough for a transit at Munich airport?

I'm heading to India next week and have a connection in Munich, Germany. I made the mistake of booking a flight with only an hour and a half layover (freaking out!) and I'm wondering if I'll have to ...
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Arriving from terminal 1 and need to go to terminal 2 in Dubai international airport [duplicate]

Am traveling with connecting flight where I have two different tickets from Kiev transit Dubai then Kigali Rwanda. I wanted to know how I will have to go from terminal 1 while arriving then go to ...
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Las Vegas Airport Navigation from Customs to Departures

My brother is traveling from Mexico City to Salt Lake City but he has a layover in Las Vegas. He does not speak English and I was wondering if there is an easy way to get him from customs in Las Vegas ...
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Can I leave Istanbul airport on a 22-hour layover without taking my luggage?

I'm planning to fly through Istanbul with Turkish airlines and would have a 22-hour layover there. Would it be possible to exit the airport without retrieving my luggage? Do I have to specifically ...
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I'm flying Netherlands → Canada → USA. Is ETA required for this trip?

Next month I will fly to New York with United Airlines operated by Air Canada, I have one stop in Toronto, do I need to pick up my luggage and check in again? This is one ticket. And do I need ETA ...
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Do I need Canada Visa for the layover Indian citizen [duplicate]

Im a Indian citizen in US in L1B visa. I am travelling to Tokyo from united states. My flight layover through canada (vancouver) for couple of hours. I have valid US and Japan Visa. Do i need to need ...
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Do layovers count in the 90-in-180 Schengen rule?

Suppose someone on the 90 of 180 rule leaves Schengen on the 90th day. Then less than 90 days later, they have a flight with one or more layovers in a Schengen country. Does it get counted if it's ...
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Connecting from a Schengen inbound flight to a non-Schengen outbound flight at Munich airport

I'm 17 years old and I will be Flying on my own from Italy to Canada for the first time. I will travel from Italy to Munich and then I will take other flights. I will travel with Lufthansa for all the ...
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Public transportation from Dallas DFW airport to Downtown

I'll have a long layover in Dallas (~12 hours). I was hoping to visit the downtown. Is it feasible? I was looking for public transportation. The airport website provides a list of options but does ...
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8 Hour Overnight Layover in Dubai. Does it make sense to book a hotel outside the airport for the night?

I will be traveling from the Philippines to Germany on Emirates, with an 8 hour layover in Dubai (01:00AM - 09:00AM). Since the in Terminal Hotel is very pricey I was thinking about booking a room in ...
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10 hour layover in Delhi (DEL) - is ist possible to go sightseeing?

I'm planning a trip to southern India and it sounds like I'll have a 10 hour layover from 8am to 6pm at Delhi Airport (DEL). What sightseeing can I do during that time?
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Is it possible to transit through Istanbul airports on two different tickets while carrying luggage?

I can't seem to get a clear answer to this question, I hope someone can help. My wife is an Iraqi citizen she recently got her visa to Canada (Permanent Residence). I purchased 2 separate tickets ...
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Changing terminals in Madrid airport

I'm having a lot of pain getting to a meeting in Tenerife (TFS/TFN) from Jakarta (CGK). I have Star Alliance membership, but there is no Star Alliance route there. The options are: Turkish Airline ...
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Will I be able to retrieve my checked bags on a 15 hour layover in Narita?

Taking a one-way flight on Singapore Air to Bangkok that has a stopover in Narita and planning to get out during the layover (ultimate destination is Tokyo) since the flight was a lot cheaper. The ...
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Transit visa at London to pass Paris [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to USA via London as a tourist. During the transit at London i would like to visit Paris. What are the documents required to get passes? Where Can i get the passes?
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long layovers/transit-times, luggage and storage lockers, same airline

This is inspired by the previous question. On long layovers (22 hrs.), as far as I understand it, if the transition time is a long one (even with the same airline), you have to claim your luggage, ...
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is it possible to change to an earlier connection by asking at check-in counter?

I would be traveling from Mumbai - Doha - Cape Town South Africa. (Qatar Airways all the way) This would be in late June. While the Mumbai - Doha is an easy and sweet ride. The next connection from ...
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What is checking the bag at layovers and how does it affect the traveler?

I have been looking at various conversations like this one. I will be traveling Mumbai(BOM) -> Doha (DOH) -> Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) in a roundtrip manner. I have a layover of 22 hours in Doha ...
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2 hours layover in Heathrow

I am planning to book a British Airways flight from Bangalore to San Jose via London Heathrow on 12th August. The official website shows a 2 hours 20 mins layover in Heathrow. Both the flights are ...
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Can I visit London with a US visit visa during a 11 hours lay over at LHR? [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport and I am flying to Seattle, US from Bangalore, India via LHR, London and the layover is 11 hours. Can I visit London with the US visit visa I have (this is accepted in many ...
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Do I need a visa to layover in Athens? [duplicate]

I'm Egyptian and I will travel to Cairo, Egypt from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and I have a layover 16 hours in Athens and I'm asking about if I have availability to stay outside the Airport or this will ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

I have a first class British Airways ticket from TLV to LHR, which gives me access to the lounges. However my connection from LHR to Newcastle is for the next day, so my question is will I still get ...
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What sightseeing options are amenable for taking a 2 year old on a one day layover in Paris? [closed]

I'm an American traveling internationally and on my way back we'll have a long overnight stopover in Paris. We're arriving late at night and departing 5pm the next day. My wife is a designer and ...
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Do I need a visa to transit (or layover) in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit?
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Do I need a Japanese visa for a layover in Osaka? [duplicate]

I want to know if i need a Japanese visa for long hours layover at Osaka Japan. I'm a legal resident at Hawaii but a Filipino Citizen. I have a flight from Honolulu going to China and I have a layover ...
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First time travelling alone - transit Munich airport, terminal 2

I am 13 and it will be my first time travelling alone. I have a few questions related to my transit flight. I am flying from Dublin->Munich->Sofia(Bulgaria) and I have my layover in Munich airport so: ...
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Are body scanners mandatory at Charles de Gaulle airport?

Currently considering different options to fly from Spain (Schengen, EU) to Tokyo (non-Schengen, Japan). One of the options is to do a layover in CDG (Charles de Gaulle - Paris). I would like to ...
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Finding **cheapest** fares from a country to country/city/airport (including non-guaranteed connections)? [duplicate]

I've recently spent some time finding the cheapest fares for my journey and that got me thinking. Essentially I'm traveling UK <-> Tallinn (Estonia) anytime within the next 4 months for a week. ...
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Can I go through transfers with separate tickets/airlines?

I have two questions (as not quite sure how this works and have never done layovers): I'm flying from Schengen Area to the UK via Ireland. I have 2 options: Flying to Dublin with Ryanair and then ...
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Flying over country from which you are deported

A Swedish national was deported from Denmark today. This is a very extraordinary case, since citizens of Nordic countries are usually free to travel without any documents within the Nordic Passport ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in London, UK? [duplicate]

Im from Philippines. and i have a Schengen Visa. I have a flight from PH to Madrid. but I have a stop over to the london heathrow airport. And its 10 hours long. Then london to madrid. My question is ...
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How to spend 1am to 7am in NYC port authority

I am returning home for thanksgiving and am doing so by bus. I have bought my ticket and apparently my bus will arrive at the New York city port authority Bus terminal ( 625 8th Ave, New York, NY ...
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Two long layovers in Tokyo [closed]

I am heading to Vietnam and have two long layovers in Tokyo, Japan. The first layover is August 22nd in Haneda at 5:00am. I leave at 6:30pm the same day but out of Narita. The second layover is ...
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Is a two hour connection time in Munich sufficient for international flights? [duplicate]

I am booking a trip from North America to Italy. Second leg of the flight is Toronto to Munich (Lufthansa) and third leg is Munich to Florence (Lufthansa). The connection time between the two flights ...
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Changing planes in Athens

I want to book a flight from Bucharest to Athens (arrives at 20:55) with Ryanair and to catch the flight to Thessaloniki at 22:05 with the same Ryanair. Do I have enough time to change the airplanes ? ...
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Brussels Air: LAX to IAD to NAP Is 1.5h at IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?

Brussels Air: LAX to Washington Dulles (IAD) to NAP Is 1.5 h at Washington Dulles IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?
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11 hour international layover in Los Angeles (LAX)

We are flying from Japan to Mexico City and have an 11-hour layover in Los Angeles (LAX). Our friend is willing to come pick us up to hang out for a few hours but we are unclear if we are allowed to ...
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Do I have to go through customs, recheck my bag, etc. during my Heathrow layover?

I am flying from New York to Nairobi, Kenya, with a layover at Heathrow. Both flights are on the same itinerary with British Airways (i.e. it was booked as a flight from New York to Nairobi). They ...
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Will I have to get my luggage in Houston or it will be delivered to Tucson?

Tonight I will be leaving Recife, Brazil to go to Tucson, AZ, USA, with a stop in Rio and another stop in Houston. Will my checked-in baggage be directly delivered to Tucson after I leave it at a drop-...
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I have a transit visa to Canada, can I use it for a short layover to see family?

I live in Grand Cayman and I'm going back to the Philippines for vacation. To get a cheaper fare, I applied for a transit visa to Canada and was approved. My question is, am I allowed to go out of ...
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Do I need a Turkey transit visa for a layover?

I have an Indian passport and am planning to visit Germany with a valid visa. To book a flight for Germany (Mumbai – Dusseldorf), I came across some connected flights that stop at Istanbul. Do I need ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover via Dubai International Airport?

Do I need a transit visa for a layover via Dubai International Airport? If so, what are the requirements for such a visa? Can I get the transit visa on arrival?
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I am American with passport having layover in Istanbul for 20 hours. Do I need Visa?

I will be staying over for 20 hour layover and I was wondering if I needed to get a visa in order to leave airport and visit the city. And if I need a visa do I apply for it while I'm on the layover ...