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Questions tagged [layovers]

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

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Do I need a Russian visa if i have a layover in Irkutsk or Ulan Ude?

Do I need a Russian visa if i have a layover in Irkutsk or Ulan Ude? I come from Europe, so I usually need a visa for Russia.
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Baggage clearance requirement when exiting Auckland airport while in transit to Brisbane Australia from US

I am flying to Brisbane tomorrow from DCA to Houston, then on to Auckland (7 hours there), then to Brisbane. I am planning to exit the airport in Auckland to see friends in Auckland. Do I have to ...
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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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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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Hong Kong transit visa processing time

I am an Indian citizen and want to go into Hong Kong during my 15-hour layover. I applied with the pre-arrival registration form and was denied. I have sent the visa documents via fax and also ...
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Short connection with Lufthansa Flight

Intend to book flight depart from Geneva arrive in Kuala Lumpur. The first flight from Geneva to Munich is Lufthansa flight #2389 with short layover of 40 minutes before connection of next Lufthansa ...
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Stop Off without Leaving Airport

We will be flying from Atlanta to SLC to pick up our three children, who spent the week with their Aunt. There is a great deal on a flight that arrives at 1:22pm and then departs the same airport at 2:...
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8 hour layover Tokyo on a Sunday (later afternoon/evening)

Others have asked similar questions before, but I think my situation is specific enough I will try again. I have an 8 hour layover in Tokyo this coming Sunday. I land at Narita at 3:25pm, and I fly ...
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Muscat to Penang via Kuala Lumpur

I will be travelling from Muscat (Oman) to Penang (Malaysia) with a layover in Kuala Lumpur. The first flight is operated by Oman Air and arrives at Terminal M. After a layover of few hours, the ...
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Layover time in Istanbul Airport

I am traveling from Dublin to İzmir Turkey via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines I would be if you could advise me of the filling Is baggage checked in for both flight on departure and return Is 1hour ...
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How do we get transit visa for a connection in Dubai?

I am Indian, travelling with my wife and baby, from Nigeria to India via Dubai on Emirates Airlines. The layover in Dubai is 20 hours. How do we apply for a transit visa?
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Is 2.5 hrs connecting time in Los Angeles enough to catch the connecting flight after customs and immigration

Is 2.5 hrs connecting time in Los Angeles enough for customs and immigration and catch the flight to Austin. Its a single ticket but different airlines. I would be arriving at LA on a Monday/...
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Changing Terminals at Dallas Airport for a 1 hour connection

I am flying Toronto to Sydney via Dallas. My connection time at Dallas is 1 hour. The incoming flight arrives at Terminal 3 and outgoing flight leaves for Sydney from Terminal 1. How do I go from ...
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Search for a flight with a layover in a specific place [duplicate]

I was looking on skyscanner and kayak one week ago for flights. I want to go from Buenos Aires to El Calafate around 8 January 2019 (+-2 days) and come back around 12 January (+-2days). Usually the ...
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US Port of Entry

I'm traveling from New Delhi to New York, and have Boston as a 2.5 hour layover. In the DS-160 form for B1/B2 Visa, I've filled New York as my entry to the US. Will this be problematic for my Visa ...
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Do I need a China visa when I fly from Japan to China as a U.S Citizen

I am flying back to San Francisco from Japan, with a 22-hour layover in Beijing (PEK). I plan to stay in a hotel during the layover. On this website https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Japan/entry....
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Layover at DEL T3 Holiday Inn

We are arriving New Delhi DEL on a British Airways flight from London late in the evening and departing early the next morning for Kathmandu on an Air India flight. These flights are booked separately....
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Two day stay in Hong Kong but need help regarding accomodation with suitable check-in times

I am travelling to India via Hong Kong in December with wife and two children (aged 2 and 5). It's a nine hour flight which reaches HK at 7.00 in the morning. I am having trouble finding a place to ...
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How should be read the date and times on flights from skyscanner?

I'm looking for a flight, Bucharest - Buenos Aires for 3rd of January 2019. I found some flights with layovers but I don't understand the time and date on them. Look at this screenshot: The first ...
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Do I need a transit visa when my layover is 16 hours? [duplicate]

I'm flying: Delhi(Thai Airways International) --> Bangkok --> 16hr10m layover --> Bangkok(Thai Airways International) --> Bali denpasa Bali denpasar(Thai Airways International) --> Bangkok --> 11hr ...
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Will I have to recheck my luggage?

I'm flying from Toronto (YYZ), Canada, to Kiev (KBP), Ukraine, to Tehran (IKA), Iran. Only one ticket is issued for the whole trip, and Ukranian International Airline is the carrier of both legs. Can ...
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Is 1h25m enough to connect at Frankfurt am Main Airport?

I have a flight from India to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to London via Lufthansa. I have a layover of 1 hour and 25 mins. Is this enough to connect? I am travelling with an Indian Passport.
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Do Ukrainians need a Transit Visa to Australia for a 2-hour airside transit?

As far as I know you only need a visa if you’re staying for more than 8 hours and want to exit the airport
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2-layover trip in europe with F1 visa [duplicate]

I currently hold a US F1 visa on my Iranian passport, and I've booked a flight from NYC to Tehran. The problem is that the trip is from JFK (US) to ZRH (Switzerland), from ZRH to FRA (Germany), and ...
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Do I need a Japanese transit visa for a 17-hour layover in Tokyo on my way to Canada? [duplicate]

I will travel to Toronto, Canada, with a 17-hour layover in Tokyo. Do I need to get a Japanese visa?
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Flying from KL, Malaysia to Lucknow, India with layover in Singapore [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder travelling from KL, Malaysia to Lucknow, India via Singapore. I have a multiple entry Singaporean visa and eNTRI from Thailand. My first flight (Jetstar) (KUL - SIN) ...
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Will I get a free SIM card if I fly from a non-Indian location to Hyderabad (Telangana, India) with a layover at Delhi?

I plan to fly from San Francisco to Hyderabad (Telangana, India) with a layover in Delhi. I read here (mirror): The home ministry's new year gift to its foreign tourists from 161 countries will be ...
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Do a Brazilian and a Filipino citizen need an airport transit visa to wait for 2h30m in Seoul to fly to Addis Ababa? [duplicate]

It's hard to find a concrete information because everything is related to having a US visa, coming from or going to the US, which is not the case. We are leaving from Manila to Seoul, then to Addis ...
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Do we need an airport transit visa to wait in 3 different airports in Europe, if the final destination is Brazil?

I am Brazilian and my fiancé is Filipino. We are planning to go to Brazil from Singapore, and the few cheap flights we found have 3 different stops in 3 different European countries: London, Romania, ...
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Can I leave the transit area during an EU+Schengen layover?

Suppose I have the following two-leg flight: From: Outside the EU and Schengen. To: Outside the EU and Schengen. Same airline for both legs. Connection airport: In continental Europe, inside the EU ...
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A place to sleep during a 13-hour layover in Charles-De-Gaulle airport?

I will likely have a layover of 13 hours, from 20:45 (evening) to 10:30 (morning) in Paris CDG, flying in from outside the EU. I want to get the closest thing to a full night's sleep, in a bed, in a ...
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Alitalia changed my itinerary, leaving me with an impossibly short 45min connection time at FCO

I recently booked a flight from Munich to Delhi via Rome. The layover in Rome was around 2.5 hours when I booked the flight, which is good enough for a change, considering I have to go through ...
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Transiting in the US with multiple carriers on a C1 visa

I am an Indian national flying Tokyo-Honolulu-LA-Havana with different airlines with a US C1 transit visa. Will Scoot Airlines, when flying from Tokyo to Honolulu, create any problems as I don't have ...
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Is 55 minutes enough time for a connecting flight at LAX?

I have a flight with Emirates to LAX and then a flight with United. If I arrive at 1:55 pm at LAX and my next flight is at 2:50 pm, is there enough time? Both flights are international.
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20-hour layover in Paris CDG, 5:15 pm to 1:50 pm

I’m an American citizen traveling with Air France from Athens to JFK in New York via Paris. Do I need a transit visa to leave the airport and spend the night in Paris? Can I check a bag through or ...
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Is 54 minutes enough to transfer from domestic to international in Houston?

I'm currently scheduled to fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Mexico City (MEX), with a 54-minute transit in Houston (IAH). Both flights are on United, and I think they're on United mainline, not Express. ...
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Baggage re-checkin while in transit at Narita Airport

I am an Indian citizen, travelling from New Delhi to San Diego with Japan Airlines, with a 10-hour layover at Narita International Airport, Tokyo. Since I have a friend who wants to meet me there, I ...
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Is 1 hour 45 min enough time to get through Dulles customs and immigration to make connecting flight?

I'm travelling from London to Washington Dulles to Orlando with United Airlines. We get to Dulles at 10:55am connecting flight at 12:45pm. Will 1 hour 50 minutes be enough time to collect our luggage, ...
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Am I allowed to leave Houston airport during a long layover on an international connection?

We are 3 Canadians flying from Toronto to Sydney, Australia with an 8 hour layover in Houston, USA. We want to leave the airport for some sightseeing.
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Transit through AMS. Is a visa required? [duplicate]

I am an Indian with a resident permit for Ghana. I will be travelling from India to Ghana with a 7-hour layover in Amsterdam. Do I need a transit visa if I intend to stay in the airport?
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Quick layover in San Andres Airport

I will be flying from Bogota (BOG) via San Andres (ADZ) to Providencia (PVA) on separate tickets. According to schedule, there will be a layover of about 4 hours (11:56 - 16:00). Assuming that the ...
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Can I apply for a transit visa in Oman?

I have a flight landing in Muscat, Oman and another taking off in the following 24 hours. I would like to take advantage of my long layover to exit the airport and actually discover Muscat. I am ...
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Is 1h55m layover time enough for US pre clearance at Abu Dhabi?

I was about to book a Etihad flight from Hyderabad (HYD) to San Jose CA (SJC). The flight has a layover at Abu Dhabi for 1hr 55m. Arrival is at terminal 1 and connecting flight will be at terminal 3. ...
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Air travel back home UK to USA

My wife and I (both US citizens) are flying from Leeds UK on British Airways, connecting in London Heathrow with an American Airlines flight to Philadelphia PA. What type of screening procedures will ...
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Is a 2-hour layover in Newark fine when traveling to Bombay?

I will be travelling to India from DFW with a connecting flight on United. I have a 2-hours layover in EWR Newark. Do I need to do immigration in Newark or in DFW? Both my flights are with United. ...
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Under what conditions does Turkish Airlines provide a free hotel room to passengers on a long layover?

I have more than 12 hours transit time at Ataturk airport by Turkish airlines .. does company provide me a room or just stay at airport hall ,, and provide nothing?
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Transferring through Hamad International Airport (Doha)

I am gonna fly to Sydney next month by Qatar Airways. After the first flight, I will arrive at Hamad International Airport (First, I am flying from my country to Doha by Qatar Airways and then after ...
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Is 1h 15m layover in Brisbane long enough?

I'm looking at a flight that goes from Auckland to Brisbane, 1 hour 15 minute layover and then goes from Brisbane to Narita airport in Japan. Would the layover time be enough? The airline is Qantas ...
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Will I overstay my Visa Waiver if I fly from Mexico to catch a flight in New York back home on the same day?

I read a lot of things here but couldn’t figure out a clear and safe answer to my own question. Thank you for your help! I will go in 3 days to the US, where I will stay exactly for 90 days (I have ...
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For a connecting flight in Kiev, do I need a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national and traveling to Latvia via Kiev, Ukraine. I have a 5.5-hour layover. Do I need a transit visa there? I hold a Schengen visa.