Questions tagged [connecting-flights]

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

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Do I need a visa to connect in Thailand on separately book tickets?

I am arriving in Thailand (BKK) on the 23rd at 8.00 am by Air India and leaving at 17.00 hrs on China Eastern to Guangzhou. Do I need a visa to collect my checked in baggage? I don't intend to go ...
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On short connections [closed]

There are many questions of the type "I have to change at airport X, is Y minutes/hours/days enough?" in this forum. I understand that the usual answer is "If you booked your flights on the same ...
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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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Transit Time in Frankfurt Airport - Short Connections

Two quick questions about connections through Frankfurt: 1) SFO --> Berlin Tegel via FRA. Ticket is completely booked through United and the second leg is on LH metal. Will 1.5 hrs be enough to ...
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Lufthansa and transfer to flight on Sun Express

I am travelling to Imir from BHX with Lufthansa and will change flights in Munich. Lufthansa have changed the Munich to Izmir flight to Sun Express, their partner airline. My question is - do I have ...
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Is one hour between connecting flights at Heathrow Terminal 2 enough?

I have a flight from Dublin (DUB) to Houston (IAH) via Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 2. First flight is on Aer Lingus and the second is on United Airlines; both were booked on the United Airlines site at ...
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Security at airport

I am travelling from Newcastle (UK) to India and I am assuming I will get all my boarding passes in Newcastle check-in. However, I have a layover in Heathrow and I had this doubt that if I have a ...
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Is a 1-hour connection enough at Kyiv Boryspil with two separate tickets?

I'm looking into buying two separate tickets to fly from Vienna to Minsk, with a connection at Kyiv Boryspil airport. Ukrainian Airlines comes out best, but there would be only 1 hour between flights. ...
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Is 2 hours and 45 minutes enough time to make an unprotected international to international connection at SYD?

I am a US citizen looking to do some traveling in 2 months. Here is the flight itinerary I'm considering for Saturday May 26th from Auckland to Singapore with a layover in Sydney: LATAM Airlines ...
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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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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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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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Orlando MCO airport connection

I'm flying into MCO on Virgin Atlantic arriving at 14:25 and have to catch a Frontier Airlines flight at 17:25. Is this enough time to get through immigration, collect the baggage, clear customs and ...
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Can I add another suitcase in one of my connecting flights? [duplicate]

I am flying from A to B, with a connecting flight through London Heathrow (i.e. A -> LHR -> B). Both flights are with the same company/conglomerate, and so my bags will still be in transit (and not ...
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Will I have enough time for my connection in Schiphol Airport? [duplicate]

I am flying from Germany to the USA with a 1 hour and 50 minute layover in Amsterdam Schipol Airport later this month (December 20th). I know I need to go through some extra security when I arrive in ...
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Flight from Singapore to Kochi via Bangalore, where will we need to do customs and reclaim our baggage?

We fly From Singapore to Kochi (flight nr: IX -485) on a joined ticket (Indian Airlines/Air India Express) with checked-in baggage. Connecting flight is in Bengaluru (SIN 21:10 -> BLR 23:15, Only ...
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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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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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Way to avoid two bookings for a flight?

I'm using DoHop to find flights but I notice that some of the best/cheapest flights for me require two bookings. For example, I found the following: This raises some questions for me: Why are 2 ...
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What is the procedure in Brussels for a USA to Croatia connection on two separate tickets?

I will be arriving into Brussels from the United States. On a separate ticket I am going to Split. What will be the procedure? I am sure that I will have to pick up my luggage in Brussels to switch to ...
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Will an airline always sell two flights together with a reasonable transfer time?

When I fly it is usually easier to make a stop, sometimes these stops can be quite short. Will an airline only sell two flights together if the transfer is do-able within the given time period?
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Immigration clearance in Canada

We are flying from O'Hare to Edmonton via Vancouver on 30th Aug. Is there a facility of clearing Canada immigration in Edmonton, our destination, instead of our transit airport in Vancouver?
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Can I leave a US airport to deliver gifts from my Checked In Baggage?

Let's say I have a ticket that goes from cities X->Y->Z. City Y is in the US and I have to clear customs here. Z is another city that I am trying to get to. The usual process is that I go to customs,...
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What would be my concourse and gate number for departure?

I have got my tickets. I am travelling from Auckland to Mumbai with a transit in Dubai. I have 4 hours of transit time. I will be coming by Emirates EK 449 and leaving on Emirates EK 506. I don't know ...
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Three-leg flight: when do I pick up my checked-in luggage?

The flight is Zürich -> Dubai -> Sydney -> Adelaide. Do I have to pick up my checked-in luggage in Sydney and check it in again before Adelaide?
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Baggage checking when travel via SFO [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to Portland, USA via San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Do I need to collect my baggage at SFO and re-check it before boarding the flight to Portland?
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Flights with two different airlines, how does online check-in work?

I'm planning on buying a flight from Ireland to USA. It has 1 stop: Dublin to UK with Aer Lingus, then from UK to America with Virgin Atlantic. I want to do an online check in to get my boarding ...
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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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Will they allow me to collect my luggage at the connection airport and not taking the connecting flight? [duplicate]

My flight is from Toronto to Istanbul through Vienna. Now I need to stay in Vienna and decided not the take the connecting flight. First, do they let me to cancel the connecting flight? Second,if I ...
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Do I need a visa for a connecting flight to Japan?

I'm going to the Philippines this October and would like to layover in Japan. I found a reasonably priced ticket with a 15-hour layover to Haneda, however, I have to transfer to Narita. Do I need a ...
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Flight re-scheduled two weeks before planned departure [duplicate]

We are traveling from Spain to Canada via Portugal. The flight we purchased was to depart on March 14th from Spain, with a 2-hour stopover in Lisbon. The last leg of the flight is Lisbon to Toronto. ...
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Intercontinental connecting flight in the US

I've booked an international flight from Germany to LA via San Diego and am starting to be a bit worried about being able to catch the connecting flight. It's my first time going to the US, so let's ...
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Connecting flights (domestic) on separate tickets with no checked baggage

I am taking a trip (entirely within California) with two separate tickets. The first leg is on a major airline, and the second is on a local puddle-jumper. I have 1-1/2 hours at LAX to make my ...
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Do I have to go through customs for a layover in Panama City, Panama?

If I fly from the US to Dominican Republic but I have a layover in Panama City, Panama, do I have to go through customs or just stay in the terminal and then board the flight to Dominican Republic? I ...
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less than an hour connection at LAX to SFO, originating in Toronto

My flight is this coming Saturday, 27th of October 2018. This is my first time travelling to the US. I've got a tourist visa. My itinerary says that my flight here in Toronto leaves at 6:15 pm to LAX, ...
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Separate ticket connection in Heathrow - can I stay airside?

I have a flight from Zürich to Heathrow scheduled to land in Terminal 2 at 17:55, transferring to a flight to Ireland also out of Terminal 2, scheduled to depart at 21:10. I will not have any checked ...
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Extending a layover to the next day

Planning out my next vacation, I found out that the cheapest flight from my city (A) to my destination (C) happens to have a two-hour layover in an airport near one of my closest friends (B). By ...
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transfer time from international to other flights in dublin

How much layover time do I need from disembarking from flight from USA to embarking on a flight to Amsterdam? I have one hour and a half to get off the plane from the USA and to get on a plane to ...
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Wander around airport connecting flight Schiphol

I am flying on a flight from London - Schiphol (AMS) soon and then outbound to Moscow. My layover time is around 3 hours. In this time I would like to wander around the airport, look at the shops ...
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Online boarding passes for Star Alliance connecting flights

I booked a trip from Canada to India. I started on Air Canada and transferred to Lufthansa. A day before I left I selected my seats, checked in online and obtained my boarding passes, all through Air ...
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International EU layover: need advice

First-time international flyer. Need help. I am travelling from Mumbai, India to Lisbon, Portugal via CDG, Paris, France. The ticket has been booked by a travel agency. It's all on a single round-...
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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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Travelling from YYZ -> ORD -> GCM - connections and luggage

The Mrs. and I are taking a holiday break in Grand Cayman this winter, flying United from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) -> Chicago O'Hare (ORD) -> Grand Cayman (GCM), and flying GCM->ORD->YYZ on the way back....
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Passport for layover in Paris waiting for connection flight to The Netherlands

We are flying back to The Netherlands, where I work, and have to transfer via Paris. However, we came to South Africa to renew the kids passports which expire 25 March 2019. Their passports are not ...
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Flight booking with Philippine Airlines from LAS to MNL with connecting flights

I have a booking with Philippine Airlines for a flight from LAS to MNL tomorrow, Feb. 17, 2019. I have a connecting flights from LAS to LAX with American Airlines and LAX to MNL via Philippine ...
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Transfer in Ataturk airport

I am a Pakistani national going to Turkey and Egypt. I have a Qatar airways flight. When I reach Ataturk Airport I change flights to Turkish Airlines for Cairo. Can I get my Turkish Airlines boarding ...
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Additional luggage fee from US to Europe with a domestic connection

I have a single ticket from Little Rock, AR airport to Paris CDG (France). Reservation was done on Air France website, first flight is operated by Delta from Little Rock to Atlanta and has a DL ...
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Stansted airport connection

I am thinking of buying tickets at a good price. However, the connection time seems really short. My flights to Stansted will arrive at 14:40. The next flight is at 16:45. Both are from and to EU ...
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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 ...