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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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...
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Is 55 minutes enough time for a connecting flight at LAX?

I have a flight with Emirates to LAX and then a flight with United. If I arrive at 1:55 pm at LAX and my next flight is at 2:50 pm, is there enough time? Both flights are international.
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At Schiphol, is 3 hours enough to get from EasyJet to Delta/KLM for a return flight to America?

We will fly from Bordeaux to Amsterdam-Schiphol for a return flight to the U.S. on Delta/KLM. Will 3 hours (11:30-2:30) be enough time? Will we have to clear customs? It's a big airport; wondering ...
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Is 54 minutes enough to transfer from domestic to international in Houston?

I'm currently scheduled to fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Mexico City (MEX), with a 54-minute transit in Houston (IAH). Both flights are on United, and I think they're on United mainline, not Express. ...
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How much time should I allow to transfer from 1 international flight to another at LAX?

I will be traveling from Brisbane, Australia to Bogota, Colombia with a 4hr stopover at LAX. From what I've researched, I must pass through immigration at LAX, officially enter the USA, then leave the ...
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Is 3 hours enough time to transfer between Bangkok airports?

My fiance and I are planning our honeymoon and may have gotten ourselves into a jam without realizing it. Here's the situation: We land from an international flight at Don Mueang International ...
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Transfer time in Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

I am flying on September 2 from Rome, Italy to Orlando, Florida through Frankfurt, Germany. Both flights are on Lufthansa. How much transfer time do I need?
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Is 2 hours 20 minutes enough at Atatürk Airport (Istanbul) if I have separate tickets?

I´m kind of worried about the transfer in Istanbul's Atatürk Airport. I have only 2 hours 20 minutes to until my flight onward to Manila. I'm flying from Germany to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines and ...
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Time to transfer at AMS on 2 separate tickets with checked bags

I will be traveling from Leeds UK to Amsterdam via KLM. I will have one checked bag. I will then be traveling from AMS to the US on a different ticket on United Airlines, so I will have to clear ...
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2-hour layover between flights, LaGuardia to JFK

My flight lands at LaGuardia from Fort Worth but then my next flight to Bermuda is from JFK on a Sunday. I'm landing at 3pm and taking off at 5.10pm... Is this possible in August?
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One hour layover LAX domestic flights [duplicate]

Checking to see if a one-hour layover is enough time, flying JetBlue from Newark to LAX, code share flight on Hawaiian from LAX to HNL. Would all be on one ticket and bags checked through, but I've ...
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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport?

I am flying from Berlin to Zürich and continuing my travel by train. I am considering booking a fixed-connection train ticket, which is available for a train departing 1 hour 3 min after landing. I ...
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How much time for connection and customs in Charlotte? [duplicate]

My wife and I are flying back from Jamaica to Dallas through Charlotte with a 1-hour-14-minute connection. Do we have time to make our connection? We've never been to Charlotte.
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Is 1h 15m layover in Brisbane long enough?

I'm looking at a flight that goes from Auckland to Brisbane, 1 hour 15 minute layover and then goes from Brisbane to Narita airport in Japan. Would the layover time be enough? The airline is Qantas ...
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Less then an hour Transit in Muscat [duplicate]

I am flying from London to Karachi via Muscat with Oman Air. The transit time is 1 hour 15 minutes both ways in Muscat. I am concerned that this is not enough time, so I started to track Oman Air ...
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Is one hour between connecting flights at Heathrow Terminal 2 enough?

I have a flight from Dublin (DUB) to Houston (IAH) via Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 2. First flight is on Aer Lingus and the second is on United Airlines; both were booked on the United Airlines site at ...
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Sydney to Tokyo Narita

I have booked a flight from Sydney to Tokyo Narita. However I have a stopover in Brisbane. Basically I have 1 hour and 30 minutes to get to the right gate in Brisbane. I'll need to change from the ...
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How much transfer time do I need at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof?

I am trying to book some train tickets on the Deutsche Bahn website. One of the tickets it is recommending involves a 7-minute transfer from one train to another at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The ...
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Flying from Venice to New York via Amsterdam - 50 minutes transfer time

I am Italian with an Italian passport and I've booked a ticket Venice-New York via Amsterdam. I'm reading all possible discouraging things about having only 50 minutes to catch the connection, like an ...
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Do I have too short a layover for customs in Toronto?

I'm flying from Saint Louis, MO to Montreal by way of Toronto: STL -> YYZ -> YUL. That will be YUL -> YYZ -> STL on the return. All flights were booked as one trip with Air Canada. I have a roughly ...
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What would be my concourse and gate number for departure?

I have got my tickets. I am travelling from Auckland to Mumbai with a transit in Dubai. I have 4 hours of transit time. I will be coming by Emirates EK 449 and leaving on Emirates EK 506. I don't know ...
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Connecting flight in MCO airport

We will fly from SFO to MCO on United Airlines. From there we will take Bahamasair to Nassau (NAS). I appreciate any advice: Is 2 hours enough to move from an arrival gate in airside 3, go thru East ...
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Is a 1-hour connection enough at Kyiv Boryspil with two separate tickets?

I'm looking into buying two separate tickets to fly from Vienna to Minsk, with a connection at Kyiv Boryspil airport. Ukrainian Airlines comes out best, but there would be only 1 hour between flights. ...
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Time necessary for making a connection flying Easyjet from Bristol, UK to Amsterdam and connecting on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, US

How much time should I allow for attempting to make a connecting flight departing Bristol, UK on Easyjet and making my connecting flight on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, USA at Amsterdam Schiphol ...
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Transit question from Dubai to Chennai

I am traveling from Houston, USA to Chennai, India. I have a one hour connect time in Dubai, UAE. Is this sufficient? What would be the procedure in Dubai airport?
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Will I have enough time to make my connecting flight in Heathrow to Brussels?

Will I have enough time to make my connecting flight in Heathrow to Brussels? My flight from the U.S. arrives in Terminal 2 at 10:10, and my scheduled flight for Brussels leaves Terminal 2 at 11:05. ...
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37-minute layover and change of aircraft at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport with Delta Airlines

I am travelling from Houston International Airport to Miami International Airport with Delta Airlines. I have a layover of 37 minutes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). I am ...
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Half an hour layover in Vienna between international flights

I arrive from an internal flight in Vienna and have half an hour layover in Vienna for my next international flight, booked as one ticket. No other possible flight. Will I make it? If not, then what?
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Is 2 hours and 45 minutes enough time to make an unprotected international to international connection at SYD?

I am a US citizen looking to do some traveling in 2 months. Here is the flight itinerary I'm considering for Saturday May 26th from Auckland to Singapore with a layover in Sydney: LATAM Airlines ...
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Will we have enough time to make our connecting flight at Heathrow?

We will arrive at London Heathrow at 7:05 am in Terminal 5 from Brussels. Our next flight will be at 8:30 am, also in Terminal 5. We have stopover of 1 hour 25 minutes, and we must be at our departure ...
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Stansted airport connection

I am thinking of buying tickets at a good price. However, the connection time seems really short. My flights to Stansted will arrive at 14:40. The next flight is at 16:45. Both are from and to EU ...

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