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

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Leaving airport while in transit in Australia

I have a 12 hour layover in Australia and am trying to find information about whether it's possible to leave the airport during this time (on an Irish passport.) I've found this information : ...
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Hidden city ticketing with stopovers instead of layovers

My understanding of terminology: Layover: Typically <12 hour stop, where your checked luggage are automatically transferred between flights Stopover: Typically >12 hour stop, where you must ...
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14 hours layover in Istanbul

Italian citizen here, travelling from Italy to Tokyo with 14 hourse layover in istanbul. I was searching what to do in that HUGE amount of time, so I saw in Istanbul airport there are many lounge, but ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover of 12:45h (from morning to evening) at Haneda Airport?

I am an Indian citizen with a valid F1 visa to the United States, and I have a flight from Delhi to Chicago via Haneda with a 12:45h layover on the same calendar day. However, my airline is telling me ...
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Long same-day layover at Heathrow T5

I am a US citizen and will be traveling in January to Israel. On my return, I might have a seven-and-a-half-hour layover at Heathrow T5. Would that be enough time to pass through His Majesty's Border ...
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How do Qatar-Indigo codeshare flights work?

I have a ticket booked with Qatar Airways flight codes from Delhi to Doha and then from Doha to Amsterdam. I have booked my tickets through a third-party vendor, and both tickets indicate that the ...
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Transfer in Atlanta

We are travelling from Manchester UK to Miami via Atlanta in March to connect with a cruise. Our flights have been booked by Princess cruises. They are insistent that a layover time of 1hour 25 mins ...
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Exception to collecting bags at LAX

I’m flying from Melbourne to Burlington, Vermont with a stopover in LA and Washington. All my flights are booked under the one ticket through United Airlines. My understanding is I would need to ...
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Is 2 hours enough time for transfer from Domestic flight (T4) to International flight (T2) leaving Melbourne Tullamarine bought on seperate tickets?

I have a flight from Cairns to Melbourne early in the morning with a tentative arrival time of 10:55 AM in Melbourne Tullamarine T4. I booked a separate ticket flying from Melbourne Tullamarine to ...
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12 hours in Krakow, early morning on National Day

I'll have twelve hours to spend at or around Main Square, Kraków, but what concerns me is that I am arriving at early morning (7 AM) on National Day (November 11th). Will I be able to do anything at ...
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If I was deported from Canada when I was underage, am I able to have a layover in the US?

If I was deported when I was underage not for any criminal records, our process was simply denied. Am I able to have a layover in the us with a connecting flight to to Switzerland? I am also a Spanish ...
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Question about baggage transfer at EWR from Terminal C to Terminal B

I have booked my flight from Detroit to India & I have my 3 hr layover at EWR airport. I will have to change the terminal when I land at EWR airport from terminal C to terminal B. Will my checked-...
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Do we have to pay for a visa to get into Abu Dhabi during a layover of 16hrs en route to Australia from Norway?

Do we have to purchase a Visa into Abu Dhabi during a layover of 16hrs en route to Sydney? I am Australian and the Wife and Kids hold Norwegian Passports.
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what to do during an 8 hour layover at Haneda airport in the evening (5pm- 1am)? [duplicate]

I have an 8 hour layover at Haneda airport in the evening before continuing to my destination and i would like to get out of the airport and explore a little bit.
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Duty Free Shopping in Dubai during 2 Hour Layover

I have a flight that has a 2 hour layover in DXB (Dubai). I would like to purchase something from the duty free and was wondering if I have the time to make the purchase and still make my connecting ...
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What address to use on K-ETA if I want to visit Seoul during a long layover

I will have a long layover on Incheon. I want to visit Seoul during this layover, but according the official website I need a K-ETA and I need to write the address where I'll be staying. Q17: ...
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Traveling from Dallas to Auckland, then to another New Zealand city on separate ticket

I am traveling from DFW to AKL, on a one-way flight and will arrive at 8:45am: I am trying to get to a different city in New Zealand (such as Christchurch or Wellington, to be decided) on the same ...
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Russian Passport Holder Laying Over in Schengen Airports?

I have a friend who is an Israeli citizen but currently only has a Russian passport. They will be traveling from Israel to Dominican Republic with a layover in either Spain, Germany, or France. The ...
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Travel on last day of Schengen visa

I have a Schengen visa valid from 10th Oct to 29th Oct with 5 days duration of stay. I will be reaching Copenhagen on 10th Oct and returning on 14th Oct, my return flight to India leaves Copenhagen at ...
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Traveling through Schengen on separate tickets

I am a South African national traveling through Amsterdam on my way from Latin America back to South Africa. I have bought two separate tickets for this journey (one taking me to Amsterdam, and ...
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9 hour layover in Paris CDG on way to Cairo from LAX [duplicate]

I am a US citizen with US passport flying out of LAX late September on a Friday afternoon and arriving in CDG around 9am Saturday staying for a 9 hour layover before my flight to Cairo on Air France. ...
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Transfer between international Star Alliance flights at Newark airport arriving terminal B and leaving terminal C without immigration?

I will be on an international travel from Europe to Central America with Star Alliance with stop-over and transfer at Newark Liberty International Airport. I will be arriving at terminal B from ...
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Layover in Zurich from US to Milan in 2022

I am traveling from Washington DC to Milan, Italy with a 1 hour layover in Zurich. Do I need to go through customs? How do I find my next flight?
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Different airlines connecting flight

I have a question about my first solo flight. I booked my flight through Qatar and had 2 connections with different airlines. I will be flying Rwandair from entebbe to Kigali with 55 min connection ...
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Is 2 hours enough for a connecting flight at EWR? Doing BOG-EWR-BER (Terminal B to C)

I'm doing BOG-EWR-BER on a single ticket with a 2h 20m layover at Newark (travelling with United Airlines). Since I'm an international arriving passenger, I will need to claim and recheck my bags, as ...
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Will layover entry count as single entry?

Let's say I have a single-entry travel visa for a country, say Turkey, which is issued on August 1 and has one-month validity of entrance. Now I book a return ticket to another country, say Egypt, ...
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Search engine allowing stopovers longer than 24 hours, flexible dates and several destinations

A related question may be this one: How can I do a "broad" search for flights?, but it's a quite broad question (as the title suggests haha) Maybe the most similar question is this one: ...
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Travel from London to Mexico City with stop in Dallas, Texas

I plan to travel from London to Mexico city on 31st August. Looking at flights American airlines seems to be cheapest option. However I am very confused at the stopover in Texas Dallas / Fort Worth. I ...
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Parcel delivery to LHR

Itinerary: ARN-LHR-CMB Is it possible to have a parcel delivered to LHR? Into the transit zone? I know security reasons are an issue, but they could just send it through an x-ray. Otherwise, I could ...
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Can I access to the business lounges during the layover?

I have a business class ticket for my flight with Lufthansa from Venice and I have a connecting flight from Frankfurt. Then my other flight is in Economy class with Sunexpress. Can I still access to ...
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Frankfurt airport transit time and procedure with My Cloud hotel

I am arriving on a Condor flight from Canada to Frankfurt (FRA) airport (per Google, this arrived to B43) and want to continue to on a Lufthansa flight within the Schengen area (somehow this is also a ...
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If one must retrieve one's checked bag during a layover, is that indicated on the checked bag's tags/stickers?

Assume a passenger takes a flight with a layover. They check in a bag, which they are told they must retrieve during their layover. Is the fact that the checked bag must be retrieved during their ...
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Is one hour connection time enough to transit at Singapore Changi (SIN) on Scoot airlines?

I understand that Singapore Airlines is super-efficient and has great customer-centric policies in case of missed connections. However, Scoot being a Low-Cost, I am concerned. I did check if there is ...
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Is it possible to enter Japan for a few hours with a group travel?

I'll travel in a few weeks and may have a ~10h layover in Tokyo (NRT airport). I read on https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-61612599 (mirror): From 10 June, tour groups will be allowed to enter the ...
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Would a 1.5 layover in Dublin airport from Toronto on my way to London be risky?

I am traveling from Toronto to London via Dublin. I am booking the connecting flights myself, so I arrive in with West Jet and fly out with RyanAir. My flight arrives in at 08:45. There is a flight to ...
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Switching airline carriers at layovers

I will be switching airlines to reach the US. Will I have to pick up my checked-in luggage again and submit it at the new airline's counter (United) again? I'm confused about the whole process of what ...
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Schiphol Gates A8 / A12

Appreciate any info on where Gates A8 or A12 in Schiphol airport are located. Are they real gates or airlines like KLM due to crowded terminals instead of keeping passengers waiting inside arriving ...
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Layover in FCO without Schengen visa

I'm travelling from US to Cairo with a layover in Rome (FCO) that's 14 hours long. I'd like to book a hotel in the airport to spend the night. I have found a couple of hotels in the airport but I'm ...
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Long layover (22h) for elder relative at BKK airport

Since I have no experience in longer layover times and my grandmother (philippine citizen) will leave Germany soon to go back to the Philippines, I have a few questions. They will stay for 22 hours in ...
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Is 50 min connector in Helsinki enough [duplicate]

JFK -> HEL 10:01 AM (50 min) HEL (11:00) -> CPH Copenhagen. All flight booked through American Airlines operated by fin air. Is this enough since I am staying in the Schengen region?
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Is 3 hours enough for a connection Swiss to Air Canada at London-Heathrow?

Are 3 hours enough time to change planes at London-Heathrow? Will I have to go through security again? My first leg is Zurich to London-Heathrow (with Swiss) and my second leg is London-Heathrow to ...
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Do layovers need to be concerned with the local passport laws?

I am traveling with my daughter to Israel from NYC on ITA airlines for two weeks. We have a connection in Rome (transit) for three and a half hours. We will NOT exit the airport in Rome at all. We all ...
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What's the difference between a transfer pass and a boarding pass?

Looking back at some past flight tickets, I see for a trip with 1 layover, I was given a boarding pass for the first leg, and a transfer pass for the second leg. The pass type was indicated on the ...
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4 Hours of Layover at Doha International Airport

I have two separate PNR's. 1st is from Delhi to Doha in Vistara Airways & 2nd is from Doha to Belgrade in Pegasus Airlines. There are 4-5 Hours of Layover time in between these two airlines. I am ...
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Transit without visa eligibility for Indian passport and common format residence permit by EEA or Switzerland holder

I am planning to travel from Munich to Reykjavík via London using easyJet. The layover at London is overnight. I have a common format residence permit issued by Germany and an Indian passport. The UK ...
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Can I leave Frankfurt airport during a 10hr layover between Namibia and the UK (during covid!)

I am travelling at the end of this month from the UK to Namibia via Frankfurt, and returning 10 days later. The layover in Frankfurt on the way back to the UK is 10hrs so we want to go into the city ...
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Boarding passes when going through long layovers / stopovers?

I have a 39-hour layover with Etihad Airways at their hub in Abu Dhabi next month. I had to do it this way to qualify for their free stopover offering that requires a minimum 24-hour layover. The trip ...
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How does the "delivery of baggage in connection" work with VivaAerobús?

I saw a "delivery of baggage in connection" desk with VivaAerobús at MEX airport. How does it work? Is it to retrieve one's checked in luggage during a layover or stopover? If so, does one ...
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Can I transit via Schengen with visa-free days expired?

I have read some (or all) related questions and answers on this site, but I still have doubts whether or not I understand the situation precisely. My situation: Non-EU citizen, but a visa-free ...
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YVR Long Connection: Go to the city

I'll be flying soon SYD-YVR-MEX and have long layovers in Vancouver in both flights (6ish hours and 10ish hours for the return flight). I'm wondering if, given that it's an international to ...
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