Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

When switching to another flight directly after arriving at an airport. "layovers" is a related tag.

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Connecting flight in Amsterdam to Bergen

I am travelling from Delhi to Bergen via Amsterdam. There is a 4-hour layover. I have to catch a KLM flight to Bergen, Norway. Where will I collect my baggage? Can I go directly to the gate or is a ...
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Is it possible to book a flight at the gate after deplaning from another flight?

I am traveling to Santa Barbara, CA. I have flights booked to Los Angeles scheduled to land at 10:05 pm; then I plan to rent a car and drive the remaining 2 hours or so to SB. However, there is a ...
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How do Connecting flights from international destinations to US destinations work at Toronto Pearson?

We're flying from Manchester (MAN) to New York La Guardia (LGA). However, to get cheap flights we have a transfer in Toronto Pearson International (YYZ). The tickets were booked at the same time, ...
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Entering China between connecting international arrival and domestic departure

I am going to Guangzhou from Germany in November. My flight to Guangzhou is via Beijing which has a 6-hour break. I hold a Pakistani passport. Will I be able to enter Beijing during those 6 hours for ...
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Is it possible to take checked-in luggage before passport control in Ataturk airport

I have 2 separate tickets Singapore — Istanbul Atatürk (IST) and IST — Lviv. Is it possible to claim checked-in luggage and check it in on the next flight, without going through passport control forth ...
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How early to arrive for connecting flight at Munich airport?

I have an 8-hour layover at Munich airport on September 16. I plan to go out to Munich city center. How early should I return for my connecting flight? The flight leaves at 15:35 and the luggage will ...
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Is missing later flight in connecting flight possible? [duplicate]

Has anyone traveled with connecting flights and skipped the other flight will there be any issues. for instance: my ticket is from: Bangalore -> Mumbai -> Delhi (no return ticket) and what if I skip ...
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Historic flight info from 2013 [duplicate]

Where can I find historic flight info about past delays? I was flying with Air France flight from Paris to Tampa (through New York) on 13 November 2013. My flight was delayed either in Paris or in New ...
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How do I cheaply carry a separate extra check-in bag in domestic flights in India? [duplicate]

I have booked a (return) ticket from Boston to New Delhi. In this flight, I'll be carrying two 23 kg bags. However, My destination is Kolkata. So, I'll be buying another (return) ticket from New Delhi ...
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Long layover and luggage missing connecting flight

I have a 6-hour layover at Newark airport on an international flight to Scotland. I'm concerned that my luggage may not make my connecting flight with such a long layover. Should I check bags to ...
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How to make use of flight tickets to Prague when I can't apply for a Schengen visa [duplicate]

I bought two flight tickets (two way) from my home country to Prague/Czech Republic as I was pretty sure I would get the visa when I applied for it. But I failed to have the Czech embassy set a time ...
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Traveling through Colombo on separate tickets: is my transit visa enough?

I am a Yemeni citizen traveling from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Salalah, Oman as follow : From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo on Airasia arriving at 21:55 23/08/2017 Departing From Colombo to Salalah at 05:...
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Through Check-In: JetBlue → Singapore → Lufthansa [closed]

I'm booking a trip (all part of a single booked itinerary) that connects three flights, one from JetBlue, followed by a Singapore international flight, and finally a Lufthansa flight. From Singapore's ...
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Does a Yemeni citizen need transit visa to connect in Mumbai, India?

I am a Yemen citizen and want to travel from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Muscat, Oman as follows: Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai via Malindo Air 5 hour 40 minutes layover before connection Mumbai to Muscat via ...
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Will I be able to get my second boarding pass without having to go through security again?

As a birthday gift, my friend who works for Alaska Airlines is buying my ticket from the US west coast to the US east coast, and all I had to do was buy my ticket from the East coast to Italy. I'll ...
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London to Colombo via Mumbai - transit visa needed?

I have got an e-ticket for the flight. It's Jet Airways, London to Colombo with a 7.5 hour connection in Mumbai. Same operator (Jet Airways). Do I need a transit visa? [EDIT: Is this the correct ...
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Plans have changed, can I ditch the last connecting leg of my flight and start a new round trip?

This is a little tricky but for those that can follow along, I'd welcome any feedback. My wife, my son and myself have a roundtrip flight from Arkansas, connecting in Atlanta and arriving in Ft ...
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Non-Schengen to Schengen layover in Helsinki: Is 2 hours 25 minutes sufficient?

I am planning to book a Finnair flight from Delhi to Iceland. There will be 2 connections in between, one at Helsinki and other at Copenhagen. I am wondering if need to pass through Immigration at ...
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Don't want to collect luggage in connecting flight

I am planning to visit Iceland and don't have any direct flight from Delhi. As i am a frequent flier of Jet airways, i want to take connecting flight to Iceland via Amsterdam. Now as Jet airways don't ...
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Compensation for missed connection within EU?

I had a journey booked with Air France from France to China. It included two legs: one by train to CDG (operated by SNCF), and one by plane from CDG to China. Both had Air France flight numbers and ...
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How to get boarding pass during layover?

I'm flying from Cork to London with Aer Lingus and then London to Los Angeles with United after an hour layover in London. United Airlines isn't letting me check in to my flight, saying that my "...
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Concerned about layover time in German airports for trip to Japan

I am flying to Japan in September (the flights are not organised by me so I don't know any specific details about them) It goes like this (for Croatia-Japan) Rijeka - Stuttgart 8.00-9.15 (...
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Traveling to Bangkok, Will I go through customs in layover 3rd country?

I am looking at flights to Bangkok from Washington D.C. Most flights go via Iceland, Tokyo and Seoul. Will I need to go through customs at these airports? The layovers are only 2 and a 1/2 hours, ...
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In Bulgaria with an invalid Schengen Visa. Have flight back home from Czech Republic, what should I do?

I have a friend who is in Europe. He went there for a conference that takes place in Czech Republic and another event that takes place in Bulgaria. He flew into Helsinki from Singapore and took ...
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I have a flight + connection on same ticket - can I book a separate first leg of the journey and still use the connecting flight booked prior?

I am flying later on in the year from Dublin->Munich and have a 1 hour only layover, and then connecting to Tokyo. All the flights were booked on Expedia through the same Lufthansa ticket. I am ...
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How can I book flights online with separate airlines? [closed]

I want to travel to Ibiza again this summer. I want to go there from Tehran, Iran via connecting flights. For example, I would like to fly from Tehran to Frankfurt on Lufthansa, and then from ...
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Will Turkish Airlines help me if I miss my connection? [closed]

If a miss my connecting flight when I transit at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, will Turkish Airlines put me on another flight for free?
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Do I need to have a passport for domestic flights in India after 22nd of January, 2018?

Prior to the 22nd January, there is no need to carry a passport for domestic flights in India, but what happens after that? Will you need to carry a passport after 22nd Jan, 2018 for domestic flights ...
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Can you enter the departure area of Heathrow Terminal 5 from a connecting flight and then exit the airport from there?

My daughter is accompanying her grandmother to London Heathrow. Her grandmother has a long wait before her connecting flight, but my daughter is exiting the airport at London. Can she wait with her ...
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First time traveler to the US via connecting flights

This is my first time traveling internationally by myself. My country of origin is Manila and my last stop is Albuquerque. Along the way I will be going through several connecting flights, which is ...
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2 hours layover and 2 separate flights - London Luton

I have a flight to London Luton (I'll be there at 3:55), then I have a flight to Lisbon and the gate closes at 5:50. Could anyone tell me what's the procedure? Surprisingly, I couldn't find a ...
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India domestic flights to carry same baggage as international flights [closed]

I am planing to book ticket from IAH(Houston, TX, USA) to BOM(Mumbai, MH, INDIA). My final destination is AMD(Ahmedabad, GJ, INDIA). I did this before, booked domestic flights from AMD to BOM and ...
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Travel to Colombia connecting through the USA [duplicate]

My cousin needs to a attend a conference in Cartagena very soon and he is very confused with planning his travel itinerary. The direct flights from India to Cartagena are very expensive and long. He ...
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Do I need a transit visa for my connecting flight in Canada? [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national, and I am traveling to Jamaica via Canada. I have a valid visa for Jamaica and need to catch my connecting flight from Canada without leaving airport international zone. Do I ...
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Connection times (with customs) in Charlotte

Is 1h25' enough time to go through customs and immigration in CLT (coming from Rome Fiumicino) before a connecting domestic flight? I have an Italian passport and I am not an US citizen or resident. ...
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Saudia Direct Airside Transit Checked Baggage

I shall be making a stopover of 10hours at Jeddah, while using connecting flights, both on Saudi Airlines. What would happen to my checked-in luggage in this period? Do I have to collect it at Jeddah?...
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Is my Newark connection time enough?

I am flying from Mexico City to London with a 1:50 layover in Newark (United Airlines). I will need to go from Terminal B to Terminal C. I will have bags which I need to collect and re-check and will ...
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Manchester - Doha - Bali

We are travelling to Bali via Doha from UK. Connection to Doha is only 55m. I am guessing because we booked it on the same ticket it should be enough to make the connection? We alre flying with Quatar ...
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Where is a non-EU passport stamped in the EU, regarding connecting flights?

I am a non-EU, non-UK traveler. I am going to Italy but all flights have connection in either Germany or France. Will my passport be stamped in Italy at my destination, or when I enter France/Germany ...
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Is a 2 hour connection feasible at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport? [duplicate]

I am flying from Bucharest to Tirana, Albana, and will transit at the Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul. I have a 2-hour layover before the connecting flight. Is this enough time to make it to my ...
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Irish / EU citizen transiting through the US with connecting flights [duplicate]

My mother is shortly about to be doing the longest traveling she has ever done and is exceptionally worried because she is doing it solo. She is traveling to San Jose, Costa Rica from Dublin, ...
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Do I need to go through security at Newark airport after flying in from NC before boarding international flight to Ireland?

I will be flying from Asheville, NC to Newark with a 2 1/2 hours layover before boarding United airlines to Dublin, Ireland. Will I need to go through security again? I will not have checked ...
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Skipping the final leg of the flight on Turkish Airlines - how to get luggage out?

I am not much experienced in flight rules (usually I just buy the ticket and get the flight). In about 1 week, I will be travelling from Incheon in Korea to Tirana in Albania on Turkish Airlines. ...
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Can I drop the connecting flight of an international multi-stop journey and board a flight to a different destination?

I have a ticket to Mumbai from Gdansk (Poland) via Abu Dhabi (Etihad airways). Can I go to Muscat instead of going Mumbai if I book one ticket from Abu Dhabi to Muscat (I have Oman Visa)?
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Connecting flights on international travel. What should I expect?

I will be making my first trip to the United States soon, and would like to know ahead of time what the process will be like both arriving and departing, to be prepared and save time. I'm flying TLV->...
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Can I take duty free alcohol from my initial departure point between terminals at London Heathrow (LHR)?

I'm changing planes at LHR soon. My incoming flight arrives at T3, and my departing flight is from T5. If I bring duty-free alcohol in my hand luggage from my initial airport of departure, will it be ...
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Where to get connecting flight boarding pass? [closed]

I'm a young girl traveling for the first time alone in January. The trip will be from Connecticut to Jacksonville with a short layover in Atlanta. I'm only going to be traveling with a carry-on and a ...
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How to figure out my departure gate at Dubai airport Terminal 3?

I'm traveling from Lahore to Birmingham with a connection at Dubai airport and a waiting time of 1 hour 40 mins. My boarding pass says I arrive at Terminal 3 and also depart from Terminal 3 for ...
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What commercial flight route requires the most (minimum possible) stops/layovers from A to B?

For travel hacking (and interest) value, colleagues and I have been trying to work out which routes worldwide might have the highest number of required legs. That is, for a one-way flight from ...
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Breaking the connecting flight

I will be travelling to Atlanta from Mumbai(India) airport and my connecting flight to ATL is in London-Heathrow with a layover of 3 hours. I was wondering if I can break my connecting flight by ...