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Questions tagged [short-connections]

Where connections, typically between flights, leave little margin (such as close to Minimum Connection Times between terminals).

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US to Europe trip with Montreal layover - is 52 minutes enough?

I'm looking at a flight that goes from the US to Europe via Montreal. Is a 52 minute layover in Montreal enough time to get to the next flight? Arrival time in Montreal would be about 8PM.
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AMS to Glasgow KLM

My daughter and her 2 young children are arriving at AMS from Lima and then have 50 minutes to connect to Glasgow. Is that ample time or do they have to go through security etc? Can you anticipate ...
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Is 45 min enough time to catch my next flight in Copenhagen?

I am flying from the US to Warsaw. I go thru Copenhagen and they only allow 45 min from one flight to the next can I make it. I will have 1 checked bag and a backpack.
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Is 90 min layover time in DXB enough? [duplicate]

I'll be flying from Amsterdam Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport with Emirates-Emirates, with a layover in Dubai. Is it possible to make a transit within 90 minutes? I have to choose between 90 minutes ...
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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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Connection time in Chicago Airport is 50 minutes from domestic to international flight for a non-US citizen

I have a connection time of 50 min from a domestic flight coming from Albequerque going to Vienna. I am not a US citizen. Would it be enough time for me to catch the connection? I should clear customs ...
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Is a 1hr 3min layover at ORD (Chicago) enough when coming in international?

So I'm flying in from Ottawa, in Canada, and I have a 1 hour 3 minute "layover" between flights. Is this enough time? I booked through Expedia and it's both with United Airlines and I believe it'll be ...
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Coach platform positions for trains in Austria

We'll be travelling in coach 10 of the EC 219 to Salzburg Hbf, Platform 9 and need to change to another train departing from Platform 4. We don't have much time and will probably need to use the ...
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How much time needed for connecting flight at Schiphol - separate tickets

I am traveling from NYC to AMS on Delta. Flight is scheduled to arrive (if on time) at 5:55 AM. Is it feasible to catch an Easy Jet flight to Berlin at 9:10 AM? There's a KLM flight at 9:50 AM or 12:...
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changing airlines in Houston

I will be arriving into Houston Intercontinental at 3.15pm. from New Zealand and have to go through immigration and customs before connecting to Savannah at 6.15p.m. Is this enough time?
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Transfer time at Newark domestic to domestic different carriers

I plan to arrive at Newark from Vancouver, Air Canada, arriving about 5 pm (I understand immigration is carried out in Vancouver). I am flying to Boston with United at 7.30 pm. Should that be ...
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Connection time at Newark Liberty Intl Airport

I will be flying into Newark on United from SFO, flight arrives 9:35pm in Terminal C. I have a Norwegian flight to London from Terminal B at 12:15am. Norwegian Air told me the check-in desk closes ...
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If I am interviewed by US immigration in Canada, will I be interviewed again when I arrive in the US?

I am heading to Dallas from Canada right now. I was already interviewed by US immigration and received a visa stamp too. Am I going to be interviewed again in Dallas? I would like to know because of ...
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Transit time for UK citizens flying into Toronto and on to USA

I am a UK citizen flying into Toronto, arriving 4pm in summer and flying onto SAN Fran leaving at 7pm. Is this enough time to clear Canada immigration and catch the forward flight? Would I also need ...
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Is 1 hour layover enough from Frankfurt-Albania? [duplicate]

I travel with L.H. from Paris-Frankfurt-Albania. It is one ticket with Lufthansa. I should arrive in Frankfurt at 19.40 and the flight to Albania is at 20.40 I already booked my ticket and I am now ...
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Is 1 hour sufficient time for a Delta connection at LAX from MSP to SYD?

I am making a delta booking MSP/SYD and the connection Delta gives me is one hour. Is that a legal connection and what if my MSP flight is running late? The Delta flight out is the last one for the ...
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Very tight connection on IST airport

I read a similar Q&A but I'm hoping to get an updated answer, in case something changed. I'm traveling with my wife from OTP to JFK with 65 minutes layover in IST, one ticket with Turkish Airlines,...
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minimum connection at Schiphol UK -> AMS -> Germany

I am thinking of booking a flight from the UK to Germany, via Schiphol. The first flight is with KLM proper, and the second with KLM Cityhopper. There will be 40 minutes from the first flight arriving,...
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Is 90 mins enough to change from terminal C to A at Newark?

Travelling from New Delhi , India to Washington with 90 mins layover in Newark. I will have 90 mins to change terminals C to A to catch my connection. What is the fastest way to do this? Is this ...
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Transit time in Sydney Airport domestic to international

I will be flying from Darwin to Sydney, arriving 7:40pm. Is there enough time to collect bags, go to international airport, check in and board a flight to Hawaii at 9:40pm (2 hours later)?
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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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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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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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Is 2h 45m enough for a layover in Newark (EWR) for a non-US citizen transferring from an international to a domestic flight (Terminal B to C)?

I will be arriving from Singapore to Newark (likely at Terminal B) on Singapore Airlines at 06:00am. My connecting flight to Chicago (likely at Terminal C) is scheduled to depart at 08:45am. This will ...
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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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Travelling from DEL - YVR - LAX on Air Canada. I have a 1 hour 40 min layover. Enough Time? Pre-clearance?

The flight lands at YVR 07:00 and takes off at 08:40. Do I need to take my check-in baggage out, go through pre-clearance and, check it back in? If so, would there be enough time? Would welcome any ...
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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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Travelling from Austria to USA via Toronto: is my connection time enough?

I will travel from Vienna, Austria to the US via YYZ Toronto Pearson International. I am an Austrian citizen with a J-1 visa. I only have a 1-hour-45-minute layover in Toronto. Is this too short? ...
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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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Istanbul to Mumbai on single ticket

I have a ticket from Istanbul to Mumbai with a layover in Abu Dabhi. The IST-AUH leg is on Turkish airlines and the AUH-BOM is on Etihad airlines. The entire ticket is on one single PNR but Turkish ...
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Changing at Berlin Zoologischer Garten station

At Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, how long does it take to change from long-distance trains to a subway train? My ticket says that I have 7 minutes to change from platform 2 to U9. I'm ...
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What is Newark's (EWR) deplaning procedure for regional jets?

I'm flying tomorrow into Newark (EWR) on an Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145 and most likely landing at gate 130Z. What is the procedure for deplaning from regional jets and turboprops at that airport? ...
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Does a 55-minute layover suffice at Chicago O'Hare International Airport?

My grandparents bought a flight on United Airlines, as the one and same ticket, from Toronto, to ORD with one 55-minute layover, then to Maui. As this isn't multi-ticket: You won’t need to pay ...
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Layover times at US airports for international flights

In January, I will fly from Germany to the US, and will change from an international flight to a US domestic flight. On the way to the US, I have 3:20 hours at Newark (with change of terminal), and on ...
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Is 1h 40 min enough to connect from International to Qantas Domestic at Melbourne Airport (MEL) on a single ticket?

I'm an international traveller. I'm travelling to Canberra via Melbourne on a single ticket. My flight has a transit at Melbourne (MEL) Airport. From Melbourne, it is Qantas Airways flight which I ...
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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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Paris to St Pancras international to Gatwick airport

How much time should one allow to change trains from the Eurostar platform (from Paris) to platform A at St Pancras going to Gatwick?
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One ticket, two connections, three flights: who will be responsible if one is missed?

I bought a ticket from United, includes 3 itineraries: (a) domestic flight operated by United (b) international flight operated by United (c) international flight operated by Lufthansa The ...
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Short connection at IAD (Dulles international airport)

I am flying from New Orleans to Dulles (IAD) on United Express, and from IAD to Frankfurt on United. I have a short connection (45 minutes) in IAD. I'm trying to figure out how can I make it: Will ...
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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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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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47 minute layover at Newark, is this doable?

Searching for flights from Aruba to Ottawa, Canada using Expedia.com I run into this gem: Is this doable? Also, I read somewhere you could do US Immigration in Aruba, is this correct? (This ...
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Short Connection

I am looking to book a multi city flight to South America through a fare compare site. Current itinerary: London to Lima (6th Feb) Lima to Rio (28th Feb) Rio to London (6th March) My problem is ...
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Changing Terminals at Dallas Airport for a 1 hour connection [on hold]

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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Recheck luggage in Toronto when flying from BWI to Heathrow via Toronto on Air Canada?

I have an Air Canada ticket from BWI to Heathrow via Toronto Pearson. Do I need to recheck my bags and must I go through Customs in Toronto? If so, will 1.5 hour suffice?
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US to Germany connecting in Dublin - how much time needed to transfer?

Flying from US to Germany via Aer Lingus, both legs, connecting flight is in the same Dublin terminal (2) and arrival is in early morning (6 AM). Is 1.5 hours enough time to get through immigration/...
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Bought connection tickets with not much leeway - am I guaranteed to board?

I recently bought a flight from SFO-IAD through LAX on AA's website (not separately - both flights are under the same reservation). The SFO-LAX flight arrives at 20:56, but the LAX-IAD leg departs at ...
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Is 4:30 enough time to transfer from Orly to CDG?

I want to book a flight from Bucharest to Buenos Aires and I've found a good price with Air France which has a layover in Paris. The only problem is that I should arrive on Orly airport and continue ...