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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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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 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

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 ...
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international-international connection in Sydney

I'm currently booked from LAX to SYD on AA73 which arrives at 0815. I need to get to Queenstown ZQN. There's a Qantas flight that departs at 940AM which i could book separately and then have AA check ...
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Is 1 hour 15 minutes enough time to move from a United Airlines flight to an Air Japan flight at Narita?

My wife and I are flying into Narita Airport, Japan, on a United Airlines flight arriving at 3:30 pm from San Francisco. We're supposed to catch an Air Japan flight at 4:45 pm to Ho Chi Minh City, ...
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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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Sydney International to International transfer- Virgin Australia Inbound/Air NZ Outbound

I have a flight in November of this year that is a LHR-HKG-SYD (HKG-SYD Operated by Virgin Aus). With a connection at Sydney to SYD-ZQN. There has been a schedule change which now means the connection ...
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Separate ticket connection in Heathrow - can I stay airside?

I have a flight from Zürich to Heathrow scheduled to land in Terminal 2 at 17:55, transferring to a flight to Ireland also out of Terminal 2, scheduled to depart at 21:10. I will not have any checked ...
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Layover time changed by Jet Airways. Now I have 30 minute to change domestic flights [duplicate]

I have booked Ahmedabad - Raipur tickets through Yatra.com. They sold me 2 Jet Airways flights, Ahmedabad to Mumbai and Mumbai to Raipur, with a 1-hour layover in Mumbai. Later Jet Airways preponed ...
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Tight international transfer at CDG from 2E to 2D, what is the best option?

I am going to have a tight connection (65 min) at Paris-CDG, arriving from the US on AF at terminal 2E, and connecting to UIA departing terminal 2D (non-Schengen). I have read many posts about the ...
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Short transit time in Frankfurt

I'm flying from Reykjavík to Ljubljana via Frankfurt. I will have checked luggage. Is a transit time of 45 minutes enough?
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Transferring from a Schengen country to the UK (which is a non Schengen country) at Schiphol

I'm planning to take a flight from Milan (Italy) to Aberdeen (UK), with one stop at Schiphol. Both flights are operated by KLM and I have 1h25m available to change planes, I'm only carrying an hand ...
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Will I need to reclear security in Vancouver (YVR) for my connecting flight?

I'm traveling from Chicago to Vancouver(connecting) to Seoul in a couple months. The connecting flight is only an hour layover which worries me, but I booked the entire flight on Air Canada via Orbitz....
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On short connections [closed]

There are many questions of the type "I have to change at airport X, is Y minutes/hours/days enough?" in this forum. I understand that the usual answer is "If you booked your flights on the same ...
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Alitalia changed my itinerary, leaving me with an impossibly short 45min connection time at FCO

I recently booked a flight from Munich to Delhi via Rome. The layover in Rome was around 2.5 hours when I booked the flight, which is good enough for a change, considering I have to go through ...
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Is there a website that tracks flight connections so that you are almost guaranteed to miss?

In the EU, generous delayed flight compensation makes it potentially profitable to always go for the tightest possible connections. If your inbound flight is delayed, you receive 300+ euros in ...
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1.5-hour connection time for an international flight from Vancouver (YVR) to Sydney (SYD) through San Francisco (SFO)

My partner (Australian) and I (American) are visiting Canada and the US in October. Our last flight back home involves either a 4.5-hour layover in LAX or a 1.5-hour layover in SFO. Both options are ...