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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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Will the US government shut down affect my 2hr stop-overs in LA and Atlanta? [duplicate]

I am an Australian flying from Brisbane, Australia to Bogota, Colombia. I have 2 stop-overs en route on Saturday the 19th - one in LA, the next in Atlanta. Both are only 2hrs. Because the flight from ...
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50 Minute Domestic Delta Layover in LAX

I am flying from CMH (in Columbus) to San Francisco (SFO) using Delta. I will not have any checked bags, only a carry-on. However, I have a 50 minute layover at LAX. Will this be enough time? (All ...
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Is 1 hour 15 min layover sufficient at Bankgok airport?

I'm planning to book ticket to Saigon from Hyderabad on Thai Airlines. This is my preferable route because the actual airtime is just 6 hours compared to other routes. There is a layover of 1hr 15 min ...
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Can I stay overnight (15-hour layover) in Haneda airport without a Japanese transit visa? [duplicate]

I’m a Filipino citizen. My flight goes from Vancouver to Manila via Tokyo Haneda. I'm not planning to go out of the airport during my layover, so I don't see a need to have a transit visa. However, I ...
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Can I stay overnight [15-hour layover] in Haneda airport without a Japan visa?

I’m a Filipino citizen. My flight goes from Vancouver to Manila via Tokyo Haneda. I will arrive in Japan at 6pm then depart at 9am the next day. I'm not planning to go out of the airport during my ...
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24hours+ layover in Shanghai

My mom is going to fly out from Vietnam to the US, and she has to layover 31 hours in Shanghai. I want her to exit the airport and stay at a hotel. Also, I have been doing the research about the 144 ...
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Exiting from Schiphol airport while in transit

I am a Canadian Citizen and travelling to India from Canada. I have a lay over at Schiphol airport for 3 hours. Will it be possible for me to go outside to meet my university batch mate for half an ...
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Newark Airport transfer - Luggage collection and drop off

I am traveling from Europe to Las Vegas. Newark is my transfer city and I need to get from Terminal B to C. My questions is - when I collect my baggage on Terminal B, do I have to recheck it in ...
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Can I get a transit visa when I arrive in Istanbul?

I am Pakistani National, living in UK. I am travelling to Pakistan via Turkish Airline. I want to go into Istanbul for a day as my next layover is 28 hours. Can I get transit visa on arrival at the ...
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18 hr. layover at Abu Dhabi airport but ineligible for transit visa [closed]

Traveling for New Delhi to Frankfurt via Abu Dhabi by Eithad, I have a 18 hr. layover at Abu Dhabi airport. As I am ineligible for Transit visa , what are the options at the Abu Dhabi airport for me?
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Time needed for PRG-FRA-JFK

I will have 1:30min in FRA to make my flight to JFK. Coming from PRG on Lufthansa/ leaving on SingaporeAir. One ticket
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Is 55 minutes layover in Dusseldorf possible?

I'm planning to travel from Tokyo to Hamburg, my ticket is like below: Tokyo Narita > Dusseldorf (ANA) 55 minutes layover Dusseldorf > Hamburg (Eurowing) Since I have never been at Dusseldorf ...
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I have an overnight layover in Frankfurt. Can I leave the airport? [duplicate]

I am a U.S. citizen and have a overnight layover in Frankfurt Airport. Can I leave the airport for a night out in the city and then come back? Do I need a specific travel visa?
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Auto transfer of luggage between 2 airlines till final destination [duplicate]

I have bought a tickets from Harare to Dubai of Rwand Air from their office. Then I bought a ticket from Dubai to London of Emirates Air. Both the tickets were separately from their respective ...
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is 55 minutes enough time to connect in Guadalajara from Mexico City to Sacramento,Ca?

I have a 55 minute layover in Guadalajara before my flight leaves to Sacramento? I am flying from Mexico City - Guadalajara - Sacramento. I've spoken to the airline and they tell me it is a legal ...
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Domestic Flight transfer in LAX to International Flight to Australia

Traveling from Portland, OR to Australia with a connection in LAX. Domestic Flight on Alaska Airlines to LAX with an International Flight (on seperate itinerary) on Qantas. Arrive in terminal 6 at LAX....
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Changing terminals at Dallas-Fort Worth airport (DFW)

Landing in Terminal 1, taking off one hour later from Terminal 3. With only a one hour layover, will I have enough time to change terminals?
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Whose responsibility is it to advise impact to transit time due to flight changes by partner airline(s)

Transiting from Dubai via Madrid to a local flight in Spain operated by Iberia. (Terminal 4S arrival, Terminal 4). All tickets issued by Emirates. Original transit time 2.5 hours, now down to 25 ...
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Traveling via Turkey

Do I need a transit visa at Istanbul Airport to enter Istanbul for city sightseeing? I am Malaysian citizen and I booked Turkish Airline flights to Malaysia (from Nice to Kuala Lumpur) with a 10-hour ...
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is 65 minutes enough to connect in FRA from JFK to Beirut? [duplicate]

Is 65 minutes enough to connect in FRA with Lufthansa Business class ticket coming from JFK going to Beirut? It looks like gates yesterday were Z62 arrival from JFK- and B33 to depart to BEY
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Can I leave the Toronto airport during an 11 hour layover?

I'm Portuguese and am going to Lima on AIR Canada. On my way back home I have a layover of 11 hours in Toronto. Can I leave the airport to visit the city? What happens to my luggage? Do I have to pass ...
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Can I make this international connection at Heathrow Airport?

I am travelling from Germany to the USA and I have a 1h30m layover in Heathrow. I arrive at terminal 5 and leave at terminal 3. Originally I booked the ticket with no checked luggage, but now I am ...
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Visiting Frankfurt on a 3-hour layover

We have a 3 hour layover in Frankfurt, on the way to Rome. My husband wants to leave to get a bite to eat and see a small part of the city. Will we have enough time? Is this a smart idea?
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Flying from Washington Dulles to Prague on Austrian Airlines with layover in Vienna; will I have to collect and recheck luggage in Vienna?

I am flying from Washington Dulles to Prague on Austrian Airlines (both tickets) with layover in Vienna. Will I have to collect and recheck luggage in Vienna? Currently I have a 4 hour layover but am ...
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Is a 13-hour layover in the middle of the night enough time to go see Buckingham Palace?

My plane lands at Heathrow at 8:30 pm on December 10 and leaves Gatwick the next morning, December 11, at 9:15 am. Do I have the time to see Buckingham Palace?
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What options are there for an 11-hour layover in Bangkok? [closed]

On a flight from Frankfurt to Sydney (in a few weeks) via Bangkok, my layover in BKK (Suvarnabhumi) was changed from 90m to 11 hours... What is there for me to do, so time passes a bit more quickly? ...
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Baggage claim/ transit visa [duplicate]

Do I need transit visa in Frankfurt to claim my check- in luggage to transfer to another airlines? I'll be travelling to Canada via Frankfurt.
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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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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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Will I have to recheck my luggage flying YYZ-KBP-IKA?

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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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) ...