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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Is a 2-hour layover at Muscat enough to change flights? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Toronto to Delhi. My route is Toronto to London (Air Canada) >> London to Muscat (Oman Air) >> Muscat to Delhi (Oman Air). I have a 2-hour layover at Muscat before the next ...
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Is a 2hr transit enough time in Munich from Canada

Title says it all. Is 1h 55m enough of a layover in Munich for a Montreal > Munich > Athens flight? We are both Canadian citizens.
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Transfer time between terminals in Dubai Airport (separate tickets)

We arrive with Emirates Terminal 3 then fly from Terminal 1 with Air India. Do we have enough time of 3 hours to collect luggage clear immigration and get to Terminal 1 ? The flights in from ...
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Need visa for 12 hours layover at Seoul airport?

We are Myanmar passport holders, me and our family are planning to visit Japan and Korea this April. We're planning to book a connecting flight from Japan to Korea, and then to Yangon. Is it OK for ...
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Transfer airport from narita to haneda [duplicate]

Do I need a transit visa from Narita to Haneda? I am holding a Philippines passport and a permanent resident visa in Canada. Does Japan provide transit visa in the airport? Unfortunately I only have 5 ...
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Can I skip the final segment of my returning layover flight?

In early April I'm going to Toronto to Beijing. I live in Windsor Ontario, which is only 20 minute drive from Detroit international airport. I bought the ticket from Toronto, since for some reason its ...
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Does a Fijian need a transit visa for layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Madrid, Spain to Brisbane, Australia with Emirates Airline with a 3 hour transit in Dubai. I am on a Fiji passport and wanted to know if a transit visa will be required for Dubai ...
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Travelling from US to Philippines with layover in Japan

I am a permanent resident (green card holder) here in the US and holding a Philippine passport and we are going to Philippines on vacation. We have an 8 hours lay over in Japan. Do I need a visa to ...
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Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 Closure

As far as I understand, the IMAX theater and the Aviation Discovery Center are both located in Terminal 2. Is the entire terminal closed during the renovations (November 2019 - 2024) or only certain ...
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Given a flight path with one or several layovers, how do I know at which layover(s) I have to retrieve my checked luggage?

Given a flight path with one or several layovers, how do I know at which layover(s) I have to retrieve my checked luggage? I know that I can ask the check-in front desk that gives me the boarding ...
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About staying in layover [duplicate]

I will travel from Delhi to Canada. In way my flight there's a layover in Mumbai for 22 hrs. Can I stay in a hotel outside of the airport? Second thing: will I receive my checked in luggage in Mumbai ...
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How to check on dog in Animal Hotel in Amsterdam Schipol?

I'm bringing my pet dog with me to the United States from India. We have a layover at Amsterdam Schipol airport, which we chose because of the pet lounge (Animal Hotel) service there. Is it at all ...
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What can I do at Hong Kong Airport for 13 hours?

Problem: I have a layover of 13 hours on the 15th of December 2019. I arrive 7 am in the morning, depart 8 pm Hong Kong time. I had earlier planned to go out but now I don't think I should risk it. ...
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Japan layover-change airport-Narita to Haneda [duplicate]

We are travelling to Philippines on December 13 with layover in Japan and change of airport from Narita to Haneda. Can we get a visa in Japan airport, will we be able to board the plane without ...
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layover country same as destination [closed]

How can a passport holder handle a passport with a single-entry visa if they get an entry stamp by entering the lay-over country but have to meet again immigration to reach the other terminal/gate in ...
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Is one-hour layover sufficient at DUB airport?

I'm planning to get to YYZ from GVA via DUB, and Aer Lingus handles both legs. The layover time is just one hour, and I have no experiences in flying with Aer Lingus. Is the one-hour time sufficient ...
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Will British Airways check baggage through, despite an overnight layover at Heathrow?

I am considering flights on British Airways from one place to another in Europe, via London Heathrow (LHR). One itinerary has a 11-hour connection, from 21:00h the night before to 08:00h the next ...
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Does TWOV apply when transiting China via multiple cities/airports including leaving the airport to see the city?

Would the visa free rule apply when transiting China via multiple Chinese cities/airports (not just a single airport)? In this case it would be UK -> Beijing Capital (PEK) -> Dalian (DLC) -> Japan. ...
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Is a 54 minute layover in Chicago O’Hare in December with a child enough?

In December 2019, my family and I are flying from Winnipeg, MB Canada to West Palm Beach, Florida, through Chicago. On the flight down we have a 1.5 hour layover in Chicago. Scary but I think doable....
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Is schengen visa required for two layovers in Germany [duplicate]

I am flying from Charlotte, NC to Bangalore, India via Lufthansa and have two connecting flights. I fly from Charlotte to Munich, Munich to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to Bangalore. The layover time in ...
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Is a 6 hour layover at Munich enough to travel to Connollystraße 21 & be back?

Travelling from Delhi to NY via Munich where I have a layover of 6 hours. How long does it take to exit airport to Munich city considering that immigration would stamp my entry ? Can I travel to ...
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Is a 37 minute layover in MSP(Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport) enough time? [duplicate]

I am buying a flight to KIX (Kansai International Airport) from CMH (Columbus Ohio) which runs through MSP. I am an Australian Citizen currently in the USA. There is a layover time of 37 minutes at ...
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One hour 10 min layover in Newark; International -> Domestic connection. Enough time to clear customs?

Flight is Barcelona -> Newark -> Rochester NY. Layover in Newark is 1 hr 10 min. Will I have enough time to go through immigration, collect bags, customs and security in order to make my connection? ...
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How to find better food in airports

I travel economy, and so have no access to food in business lounges. In my experience, airport food tends to be both expensive and of poor quality. I would like to be able to find food that is ...
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International layover - do I need to go through immigration and customs? [duplicate]

I am looking into flights from Tokyo to Bogotá. The layover is in ATL - Hartsfield-Jackson. Do I need to go through immigration and customs if I am not going to stay in ATL or the US? Both flights ...
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Is one hour layover sufficient at Singapore Changi Airport (Indian citizen travelling from US to India)?

I'm booking a flight on Singapore Airlines for end of October flying from the US to India, and I have a one hour layover at Singapore Changi. I've never flown this airline before or been to Singapore ...
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Does Filipino passport holder need Transit Visa in Istanbul for a layover?

I'm a Filipino passport holder. And I'm planning to go to Bogota, Colombia from Vietnam with a layover in Istanbul for 21 hours. Question is do I need transit visa in Istanbul?
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Customs for connections through Halifax with checked bags and separate tickets

Background: I was originally booked on WestJet from Boston to Glasgow through Halifax. This week, they informed me the BOS -> YHZ flight is canceled, and are wanting to route me BOS -> YYZ -> YHZ -> ...
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Eligibility for free overnight stay since Turkish Airlines cancelled return flight and rebooked me the next day

In order to travel in December at reasonable costs I booked my multi-stop flights as follows: All flights booked under same ticket number and same Airline (Turkish Airlines) AMS - IST - BOM BOM - ...
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Does a Filipino flying from Vietnam to Brazil need a visa or transit visa to layover in Istanbul or Doha Qatar?

Planning to travel from Vietnam to Brazil via Turkish Airlines with a layover in Istanbul, or via Qatar Airways with a layover is in Doha Qatar. Is it possible to layover in Istanbul or Doha without ...
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Long layover in Amsterdam airport

I am travelling for the first time from Bombay (IN) to Alicante (ES) and have a long (18h) layover in Amsterdam. Will I be allowed to explore the city in meanwhile? What's the procedure to follow? ...
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If I have a 5 hour layover in Frankfurt, how much time do I have to explore the city? (Quick) [duplicate]

I need help on how many attractions I can cover with a layover at Frankfurt for 5 hours. It is a connecting flight from Delhi to Frankfurt, then Frankfurt to Philadelphia. The flight is happening on 8/...
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Things to do during a five-hour layover in Athens, Greece?

I'm going to be in the Athens airport for five and a half hours. I know the city is quite a distance away. Is there anything of interest nearby that I could do to alleviate the boredom?
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Do any countries other than USA require passing immigration for in-transit travelers? [duplicate]

Whenever I've been on a flight between two countries with a stop at a US airport, I've had to: Disembark. Go through immigration. Reclaim my checked baggage. Go through customs. Recheck my baggage. ...
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Visiting Philipines in 12 hours layover

I am arriving to Manila tomorrow, I am there just to connect flights from London to Saigon. Since I have 12 hours I would like to spent a few exploring the city. Could I face any problem from doing ...
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Why do cheap flights with a layover get more expensive when you split them up into separate flights? [duplicate]

I have found some cheap flights from London to Tokyo on Google Flights which I plan to purchase. However, the flight has a layover - the legs are London to Moscow, then Moscow to Tokyo. I thought ...
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Traveling to Afghanistan through Pakistan- transit visa problems

Basically I have booked my family tickets to Afghanistan through Pakistan. I was well aware that i will be needing a transit on our way back because there is a 20 hour layover in Islamabad and so i ...
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Polish citizen flying from Canada to Honolulu with a layover in Chicago [duplicate]

My parents are Polish and are traveling from Canada to Honolulu with a layover in Chicago. they arrive in Canada from Poland a day later. do they need to go through passport check and baggage/customs ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Turkey if I have an onwards flight from IST

I am an Indian citizen flying from Glasgow to New Delhi. I am changing planes in Istanbul Airport, with a layover of about 4 hours before going to New Delhi in India. My issue is that I am using 2 non ...
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dubai at night with layover [closed]

Good Day We are South Africans and will be travelling to Phuket on Emirates airlines with a 9 hour layover. Arriving in Dubai at 00:35. We want to explore Dubai at night for a few hours before our ...
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London > Siem Reap with Vietnam Airlines - transfer Ho Chi Minh

As the title states, I have booked a flight from London to Siem Reap, Cambodia with Vietnam Airlines. This includes a 2hr 50m transfer in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, where we switch to a Cambodia Angkor Air ...
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Layover in US with L2 visa

I am travelling from Toronto to Netherlands and have layover in US for 2 hours. I have L2 visa and my husband is in US. He is travelling to Netherlands the next day. Could you please confirm if L2 ...
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5.5-hour layover in Dallas (DFW)

I'll be flying into DFW from overseas (with Qantas/AA, around 1PM), and my connecting flight is 5h 40m apart. Since the flight is international, I'll end up on the landside of the airport. Does it ...
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Can I visit a city in the US during layover if my port of entry was a different city? [duplicate]

I have an Indian passport and a B1/B2 US Visa and I am travelling to California. While returning, my flight is via Dallas. Can I exit the Dallas airport on landing there and go through immigration ...
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Will I have enough time to make 1 hour connection in LAX to PVR?

We're flying Delta from Minneapolis to Puerto Vallarta. We have 1 hour stop in LAX, is that enough time to make our flight to PVR?
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Do South African passport holders require a visa for a 10-hour layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

We are South African passport holders travelling to Phuket with Emirates airlines with a 9 hours and 55 minutes layover in Dubai. We won't be leaving the airport. Do we require visas?
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From Morocco to South Korea, transit in China

To travel from Morocco (Casablanca) to South Korea (Seoul) most tickets have a layover and a change of company in China. I would like to know, is it necessary to have a visa from China to make a ...
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Long Shanghai Layover

I have a 15 hour layover in Shanghai. I arrive at PVG at 6am and depart for the USA at 9pm. I want to visit Disneyland Shanghai. What time should I leave DL to ensure enough time to get back, through ...
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Layover in Amsterdam [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Colombia from Istanbul through Amsterdam and i have a layover of 11.30 hours . I'm an Indian passport holder do i need a visa for transit in Amsterdam . Thanks in advance
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1h40 to transfer in Sydney, one booking but can't check baggage through [duplicate]

We booked a flight from Manila to Christchurch with 1hr 40mins layover at Sydney. Upon booking, the details indicated at Sydney-Christchurch flight, its still Qantas Airways but already operated by ...