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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New Istanbul Airport and 1 hour for change from domestic flight to international flight

So I will have exactly one hour between flights on IST airport. Different reservations, no guarantee for missed flight. Turkish Airlines domestic inbound 16:30 <-> LOT Polish Airlines ...
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Connection times at JFK for International flight

My wife and son are flying to Paris this summer on Delta. Their flight leaves from JFK -> ORY at 1730. I can book them a flight from Spokane (GEG) to JFK on the outbound leg, also on Delta, that ...
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Connection time Dulles [duplicate]

We booked our flight through Expedia and are traveling on 2 airlines, one PNR and no checked baggage. Flight from Chicago on United arrives at 8:45 pm. Flight to Lisbon on Lufthansa leaves at 10:20. ...
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Time for domestic to international connection at Orlando/MCO

I am flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Orlando (MCO) and connecting to Peru. The inbound flight will likely be in section 2 (terminal A) and outbound in section 4 (terminal B). The layover time I ...
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Will the airline wait for me if my incoming flight is delayed (same airline)?

I'm travelling for work and my flight back has a very short layover (37 minutes) in MSP. I didn't book the flight so although I wouldn't have picked something like this, I have to deal with it. This ...
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Is a 1 hour connection sufficient from MAD, Norwegian to Delta at LAX? [closed]

Is a 1 hour connection sufficient from MAD, Norwegian to Delta at LAX? We will be traveling from Madrid back to the US, through customs with no checked baggage.
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General rules for tight connections in international flights

I was recently looking for a ticket and one of the cheapest options included a stop-over for only 30 minutes at a major international airport. I estimated it would be impossible to catch the ...
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Is 56 Minutes enough to get between terminals at Newark International (EWR)?

I have a flight going from charlotte to Newark, and a 56-minute connection between wheels down in Newark from charlotte, to wheels up in Newark to Mumbai. Could anyone tell me what my odds are on ...
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Tight Flight connection : Have I made a mistake? [duplicate]

I'm traveling to the US from India, specifically the Bangalore - Schiphol - Seattle route. The first leg is operated by KLM and the second leg is operated by KLM partner Delta. I just have a 1 hr 25 ...
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Connecting from domestic to international at Athens Airport

We are traveling from Crete to Athens to catch our flight home to the US, our potential flight from Crete will land at 915am Our international flight home leaves at 12:55. Is this enough time to get ...
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Is a 40 minute layover time between flights at the Munich airport on two Lufthansa flights enough?

My family is leaving 5/21 from DTW in the United States to travel to Venice to board a cruise ship the afternoon of 5/23. We are considering booking a Lufthansa two stop flight from DTW to Munich ...
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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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How manageable are <15 min connection times in Frankfurt Hbf?

I will be travelling from Lyon (France) to Dresden (Germany) and I was looking at several options. One of them is by train, but there are a fairly big number of connections, with rather short transit ...
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Is one hour enough for changing planes in Newark? [closed]

I am coming from Miami and will change planes at Newark, my final destination is Beijing. I only have 1 hour from arriving to departure, is that enough time or must I have change to an earlier ...
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Connections in Lisbon and Madrid for a Schengen flight - is 1hr too short if I don't have an EU passport?

I have two potential flights from Porto to Naples and I'm trying to see if the layovers are too short. The first option is on TAP Air Portgual from Porto to Naples via Lisbon. I have a 55 minute ...
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Is 50 minutes enough to get from EWR terminal C to terminal A (international arrival)?

I am arriving on United from Mumbai into terminal C, and have a domestic connection (also United) from terminal A 50 minutes later. What are the chances that I can make it from C to A in time, given ...
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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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New Istanbul airport international transfer with Turkish Airlines 1hr 5mins enough?

I am hoping that I can get some advice as I am considering to book a flight with Turkish Airlines from London to Luxor, Egypt with a transfer at the new Istanbul Airport- the transfer time at ...
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Connecting in Toronto on different airlines

I am about to order a flight to San Jose, Costa Rica from Tel Aviv. I am concerned that the connection in Toronto is too short. I have a 1:25 hour connection, arriving with Lufthansa and departing ...
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Is 1 hour sufficient to connect from Schengen to non-Schengen at Munich airport?

I’m flying in on American Airlines from Charlotte, NC, to Madrid with a layover in Munich, and have booked two separate flights on Iberia airlines with only a 1 hour connection. We do not have any ...
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Is 60 minutes enough for connecting in Dusseldorf?

On 1st November, I will have my first flight connection (ever, actually) in Dusseldorf, for this reason I am quite stressed about it and I would like to ask some questions. I will travel with an hand ...
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Booking a backup flight for short layover

City A - City B - City C, all one ticket, roughly $220. The layover in city B is only an hour, and City A - City B is a transatlantic flight. The direct flight for the first leg is about $380. ...
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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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Connection time in MUC (ATH-MUC-IAD) [duplicate]

Flying Lufthansa from Athens terminal 2 transfer in terminal 2 to United operated by Lufthansa going to USA is 1 hour and 45 minutes enough time and what type of security will I have to go through
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Flying from Winnipeg to Auckland with 2hr 20 min of connection time at Chicago. Is it enough for an international connection?

I am travelling from Winnipeg to Auckland with an international connection at Chicago (2hr 20min). I am a Canadian citizen and will go through pre-clearance check at Winnipeg but would I still need to ...
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Traveling from Mumbai to Berlin, connecting via Munich. Short-ish layover with immigration. Enough?

I apologize if this kind of question has been asked again, but I am confused with some conflicting information and would appreciate some correct advice. I am travelling on Lufthansa flights from ...
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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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Athens airport 1-hour connection at normal walking speed

I booked a flight for me and a friend that goes from Tel Aviv to Barcelona. It connects at Athens International (ATH) and leaves us an only an hour for the connection. That is, the flight arrives to ...
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Transit time at Sabiha Gokcen

I am flying into Sabiha Gokcen on from Rome at 6:15PM and have a connecting flight to Antalya at 8:45PM that same evening. I am not a Turkish citizen either. Is 2.5 hours enough to get out of the ...
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How to do connecting flight in IAD Washington Dulles? [duplicate]

What is the step by step process in connecting a flight at IAD with ANA airlines ? I am from Chicago to IAD to Japan to PH. I have a short connection (1hr 25mins) in IAD. I am wondering can I make it ...
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1 Hour 10 Minute Connection in New Istanbul Airport

We are flying DUB-TLV on TK, and have only just over an hour to connect in Istanbul. I wouldn’t be worried typically, but the Dublin flight has been late around 75% of the time recently, which makes ...
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Traveling from the U.S to Copenhagen (Munich layover - is 1.5 hours enough time)?

I will be traveling with 2 checked bags from the U.S to CPH, with a 1.5 hour layover in Munich. will I have to go reclaim my checked baggage and check it again (It's all under the same booking number/...
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Assuring luggage isn't lost with short layover

I have a flight with Delta from Philadelphia to Atlanta (19:18 to 21:47), and then a flight with KLM from Atlanta to Amsterdam (22:40 to 12:55). I spoke with Delta and KLM and they said my luggage ...
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Singapore to Sydney to Canberra: where do we clear customs

I plan to fly with Singapore Airlines from Singapore to Canberra (SQ288) with stopover in Sydney for 1 hour 2 minutes. Do we clear immigration and customs in Sydney International Airport then move to ...
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Time between flights at Athens Airport

We have our flight on Emirates 210 arriving at Athens at 16:05 and then have a flight on Olympic Air (operated by Aegean Air) at 19:10. Is the time sufficient to board the Olympic Air. I have two ...
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Luggage & transfer flight question, Hong Kong Airlines

Question: I’m wanting to catch a Hong Kong Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Bali, LAX > Hong Kong (HKG) > Bali (DPS). There is a transfer flight stop in Hong Kong with only 1 hour in between and ...
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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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ATL to MAD, 1 hour stop in PHL with terminal change - Do I have to go through security a second time?

I have a flight on AA from Atlanta to Madrid. My booking lists a "stop" in Philadelphia for approximately one hour and 15 minutes. I'm concerned because my itinerary lists arrival in PHL at terminal ...
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Delays in SFO in late February

Our cruise line has booked us on a flight from Charlotte (CLT) through San Francisco (SFO) on to Sydney (SYD) in late February, but the connecting time is only 1.5 hours. The cruise line says it’s a ...
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Connection time SFO (ZRH-SFO_KOA)

We are travelling from Zurich (Switzerland) to Kona (Hawai'i) and have the following flights to choose from: ZRH-SFO-KOA with 1.5h connection time in SFO, all flights operated by United or ZRH-SFO-...
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Connecting flight time at AMS

I am flying OTP (Bucharest Henri Coandă, RO) - AMS (Amsterdam Schipol, NL) - SLC (Salt Lake City, US). Is 1 hour and 5 minutes enough time to make my flight at AMS to SLC?
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2hrs 15 mins layover time sufficient for Chicago?

I am travelling from India to USA. 1st stop is at Chicago and a layover for my next flight is 2hrs 5 mins. starting to end is single ticket and same airlines. is this time would be sufficient ...
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Is it possible to transfer between terminals at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport without leaving air side?

This is a question for people who know Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport well (TLV). In a couple of months, I am flying into Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport from Johannesburg on ELAL, arriving 7.10am at ...
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Connecting in Dublin, Ireland

I am flying from Edinburgh to Dublin with a 12:50 arrival time. I then have a flight at 14:40 to Iceland. Changing terminals and need to claim bags. Also, an American traveling between these three ...
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Is 12 minutes connection in Bristol Temple Meads long enough?

I am planning to take a train from Bath to Manchester, but the ticket is cheaper if i connect in Bristol Temple Meads, for 12 minutes. I am a bit concerned that I, as someone who's never been there, ...
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Munich I gates?

I cannot seem to find the gate I20 depicted on the MUC termial map. I am flying from Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj,Romania connecting through MUC. How much time required to connect arriving LH681 from TLV ...
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US Customs and connection time

We originally booked a flight from Lufthansa from Lyon (France) to Honolulu with a connection at Vancouver Airport. But our flight from Vancouver to Honolulu has been cancelled and replace by 2 ...
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Is 1h15m a reasonable time to get through Dulles customs to make a connecting flight at 4 p.m.?

We flew United from Narita, with a 1 hour 15 min layover. We were scheduled to leave NRT at 16:10, and arrive at Dulles D gates at 15:50. By the time we got off the plane, it was about 16:00. When we ...

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