I am arriving on United from Mumbai into terminal C, and have a domestic connection (also United) from terminal A 50 minutes later. What are the chances that I can make it from C to A in time, given that I am arriving internationally (will have to clear immigration). I will have only hand luggage, but I assume I will still have to clear security a second time.

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    I'd say practically zero. Did United actually sell you this?! – Michael Hampton Dec 20 '19 at 7:54
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    Are both flights on the same ticket? – jcaron Dec 20 '19 at 8:24
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    The International to Domestic MCT (minimum connection time) used to be 1h30 at EWR. I don’t have access to more recent data so I don’t know if they changed it. If UA sold it as a single booking, they believe it’s possible, and will normally rebook your on the next available flight if you don’t make it. But of course depending on the destination and time of day it could be quite a long time after that. If UA didn’t sell it then you are on your own and if you miss the second flight you will be considered a no show, and in most cases your booking (and subsequent ones on the ticket) cancelled. – jcaron Dec 20 '19 at 8:37
  • The flight from Mumbai lands at 5:40 am (if on time). I’ve looked up flights departing at 6:30am (FLL, LAS, ORD tomorrow for instance), and google flights won’t sell me a connection to those, so it seems this is below MCT and ticketed separately, is that correct? Then just forget about it. – jcaron Dec 20 '19 at 8:54
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    Also note that the BOM-EWR flight is routinely late. – jcaron Dec 20 '19 at 8:56

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