Questions tagged [transit]

Passing through a place briefly while travelling on the way to somewhere else.

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As an Indian citizen, can I exit Delhi airport during a 9 hrs long transit?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Istanbul to Kolkatta. I have booked with Turkish Airlines. My Istanbul-Delhi leg is with Indigo and I arrive Delhi at 0500 hrs and then my Delhi-Kolkatta leg is ...
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Kuala Lumpur Malaysia airport Terminal M to Klia2 and sleeping overnight at Terminal M

I will traveling to Kuala Lumpur on Qatar Airlines which lands at terminal M. After few hours I will catch a flight to Jakarta, Indonesia from KLIA2. Transferring from Terminal M to KLIA2, do I have ...
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Transit through Vancouver International (Round trip US-India-US) [duplicate]

I would like to fly round-trip from USA to India via Vancouver International and back, on a flight operated by Air Canada (code sharing with United Airlines) in Oct-Nov 2019. I hold a passport from ...
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Schengen Visa/Transit Visa question

My husband and I are going to Italy for a 15 day vacation from USA. We are NOT citizens of the states, but we work and live here. Our return flight is from Venice, Italy to Chicago, USA with a layover ...
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Connecting flights on different tickets, same PNR

I am travelling with China Southern Airlines on an itinerary that looks like this: Outbound: XXX – Beijing (PEK) Return, 14 days later: Shanghai (SHA) – Guangzhou (CAN) – XXX, where XXX is my home ...
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Does Sri Lankan need a transit visa for South Korea

I'm a Sri Lankan passport holder, currently living in china and I'm planing to go back to Sri Lanka. My flight (Korean air) from China to Colombo via South Korea.I have to stay 6h in Seoul Incheon ...
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Transit Visa / Stopover in Istanbul

I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?
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Schengen Visa | Port of Entry

I have a valid Schengen Visa which is issued by Austrian Embassy. I have invitation from Austria from a relative & got my EVE verification done from Austria. Also, I submitted the flight itinery ...
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Transit visa to Canada [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen having US H1B visa. I'm travelling to Beijing China from Washington Dulles Airport by Air Canada. There is change of flight at Toronto and layover is 2 hours. Do I require a ...
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Do we require a transit visa for a connecting flight in Sweden? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm travelling from London to India through a connecting flight in Stockholm, Sweden. Do I need to have a Transit Sweden visa to catch my connecting flight?
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International transfer in Tel Aviv?

In the airport in Tel Aviv (Ben Guirion) I noticed a sign for "international transfer passengers". This piqued my curiosity... is there actually a "city pair" (with both cities outside of Israel) ...
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Transit visa for KBP Ukraine if I am travelling to London

Do I need transit visa for Ukraine, I am travelling from India to London via Kiev airport? I am an Indian passport holder.
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Travelling to Toronto as tourists by British Airways from Delhi; Layover for the BA flight is 6 hrs + do we need a transit visa [duplicate]

We are Indian Citizens and travelling to Canada on British Airways with stopover at LHR for about 6 hours for the BA flight. Do we require a Transit Visa ? Thanks
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Are international transfer zones typical around the world?

Most, if not all, European airports have international transfer zones, meaning that if you don't have to pass customs and immigration check of the country the airport is located in. On the other hand ...
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Enter UK with an expired H1B Visa [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in the USA. I have an expired H1B visa with an approved I-797 until 2021. I am planning to travel from USA to India with a stopover in London (intend to get my H1B ...
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Can a passenger in transit at Heathrow get to a post office?

I am flying to heathrow in transit to the USA. Can I go to the post office to post a gift to my friend? Is it possible for someone in transit to use the post office service? Could I buy a gift to send ...
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travelling from philippines to US with lay over in japan [duplicate]

i read that there is no visa needed for a short layover in japan just want to make sure because what i read was posted few year ago. my parents will be having their layover in japan for 3 hours, going ...
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Travelling from Mumbai to Amsterdam, with a transit in France. Can I shop duty free in Mumbai? [duplicate]

Normally, I wouldn't consider shopping Duty Free with a transit flight. But since this transit is within the EU, I wonder if it might be possible to carry some alcohol from the Mumbai Duty-Free. Your ...
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Transit visa in the United Kingdom [duplicate]

I have a passport from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and I am traveling to Canada by air. Do I require a transit visa for the UK?
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Is transit visa required for Sri Lankan passport in Bangkok, while about to embark JuneYao Airlines?

I'm a Sri Lankan, traveling to China under a student visa. I'm traveling from Colombo to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport through Sri Lankan airlines and from there, traveling to PVG Shanghai Pu Dong ...
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Anyone tried to bond merchandise in Qatar airport?

Has anyone tried bonding hand carried merchandise into Qatar for one day stop over? I’ve looked in Hamad airport website if they have that service but couldn’t find any information . I will be ...
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How can we recheck luggage without leaving the transit area because of visa issues?

My wife is Philippine national and needs a visa for a lot of countries. When she came to live with me in Aruba, I booked 3 different tickets: Cebu to Shenzhen (China), Shenzhen to Brussels (Belgium), ...
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Regarding transit visa [duplicate]

Travelling on Indian Passport, From Mumbai (BOM) -> London (LHR) -> Lisbon (LIS) -> Toronto (YYC) Travelling for first time to canada with CoPR (Confirmation of Permanent Resident). Stopover at LHR ...
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Heathrow overnight layover - transit visa? [duplicate]

I know this has been asked multiple times, but I am unable to get answer for my case for transiting through London - Heathrow International (LHR). I am not sure if, I would be crossing the border ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Dubai (Landing on Terminal 3 and Departing on Terminal 2) if I already have Single Entry Visa used earlier

We are an India couple and visiting Dubai for a week, on my way to the UK (Travel starting in 15 days) I already have a UK visa and I will be getting a Single Entry UAE visa for the one week I will ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a « common format resident permit »? [duplicate]

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since i have to pick my lugages and check in again in a différent terminal but still at ...
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Why is it sometimes cheaper to connect via an airport than to finally fly to that airport? [duplicate]

You can fly from Vienna (VIE) to Addis Ababa (ADD) for 526€. However, flying from Vienna (VIE) to Cape Town (CPT) connecting through Addis Ababa (ADD) is only 419€. So when flying to ADD, it is ...
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Visa to visit turkey [duplicate]

I will be flying to Costa Rica via Istanbul airport. I am planning to leave the airport for sightseeing for 2-3 days. Do I need to get a transit visa? I am from India.
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Travelling from US to India through Frankfurt on H1B visa with approved extension

I am planning to travel from US to India, for which there is a Lufthansa flight that goes through Frankfurt. There I will be switching from one Lufthansa flight (Lufthansa 9053) to another (Lufthansa ...
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Evisa for India cruise

I will be on a Celebrity Constellation cruise in February that stops in three ports in India, for a total of four days (overnight in Mumbai on the ship). Is one evisa sufficient for all of this? Other ...
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Mumbai to london - dubai change of planes [duplicate]

I have a flight from mumbai to London with 3 hrs layover(change of planes at Dubai), both Mumbai to dubai and dubai to london flight is of Emirates only and terminal is also same. (T3) do i reuqire ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover of 5 hours at Suvarnavumi airport in Bangkok?

My itinerary is as follows: Kolkata => Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (on Thai Airways) Layover for 5.10 hours at BKK Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Suvarnabhumi => Viantiane (on Thai Smile) Return: Viantiane (...
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Can a Jamaica obtain a transit visa for Canada, and how long does the process take?

I am a Jamaican who will be travelling from Spain to Jamaica soon. The cheapest route is through Canada so that’s why I am interested.
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Transit visa for Sudanese using Canadian travel document [duplicate]

I’m a new immigrant to Canada from sudan. I’m traveling from Toronto to Addis a baba via Germany and viena, the transit time for each is between one to two hours with an Canadian travel document visa. ...
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Dubai-Oman Common Visa Facility: Departing from the other country

Is it possible to arrive at Dubai airport, receive the appropriate seal to enter Oman with the Dubai-issued UAE VoA, travel over land to Muscat, and fly out of Muscat to an airport outside of Oman &...
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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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Travel from Indonesia to India via Bangkok(DMK) [duplicate]

I will be reaching DMK by Indonesia Air Asia and have a connecting flight to India in Thai Air Asia. Layover is 9 hrs. Please help me out if I will need a transit visa in Thailand. PS: I have an ...
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J1 visa expiry date and ds 2019 expiry

I am J1 visa scholar. My visa and DS 2019 is expiring on July 31. My return flight from Chicago to Chennai is on Aug 1 via London with a 2 hour layover. Will this be any problem in London or USA?
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dubai at night with layover [closed]

Good Day We are South Africans and will be travelling to Phuket on Emirates airlines with a 9 hour layover. Arriving in Dubai at 00:35. We want to explore Dubai at night for a few hours before our ...
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Transit Visa for Philippine Passport holder in hongkong

I am a Philippine passport holder with a Japan Resident Card flying back from Manila back to Japan. I have a 2 hour layover in Hongkong airport, do I need an airport transit visa. I am only on 2 hours ...
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I am coming from Uganda and traveling to Swaziland but will take a bus from Johannesburg to Swaziland. Do I need a transit visa?

Am traveling to Swaziland by bus but coming in through Johannesburg. Do I need a transit visa? I am from Uganda.
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Colombian Citizen travel to Germany through Ireland (Dublin)

Hi my friend (Colombian citizen) is travelling to USA in October and stays with me (my friend has a visa for USA) until December when we travel to Germany. However we have a layover of 4 hours in ...
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Could this change in Itinerary for Schengen Visa cause problems?

I was granted a type C Schengen Visa from France for a short stay in Paris. My original itinerary was to stay in Paris for 3 days and leave for my third destination. However, due to some emergency, I ...
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Layover in US with L2 visa

I am travelling from Toronto to Netherlands and have layover in US for 2 hours. I have L2 visa and my husband is in US. He is travelling to Netherlands the next day. Could you please confirm if L2 ...
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How to connect between Indonesian Air Asia and Jetstar at Denpasar (Bali) airport?

We are looking into the following flight plan: Air Asia QZ431 LOP-DPS arriving at 12:30 Jetstar 3K242 DPS-SIN departing at 14:25 This would give us roughly two hours between flights. According to ...
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Transit Time at Hongkong Airport

I am looking to book flights between Mumbai,India and San Francisco, USA on a Cathay Pacific flight. For the trip from SFO to BOM and stop over at HKIA, the flight options available provide a stop ...
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Newark transit from terminal B to terminal A on separate itineraries

I am arriving at Newark Airport terminal B on an international flight. Am not a US citizen or resident. I have a connecting flight to Boston from terminal A on JetBlue. This was purchased on a ...
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Storing luggage at Kunming Changshui Airport?

I am travelling to CCU India from LAX USA via China on China Eastern Airlines. My itinerary is as follows - LAX => PVG => KMG => CCU I have long layovers at PVG/KMG airports, but I was informed ...
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Am I allowed to travel without visa into China via transits?

I plan to travel to Mexico this May. I am a Bangladeshi citizen with an ordinary passport and only have an Indian visa. I will get a Mexican visa this May. I am looking into the following travel ...
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Transit visa at Moscow

I am an Indian citizen. I want to travel from New Delhi to Geneva via Moscow by Aeroflot with 3 hrs 30 mts layover at Moscow. Do I need a transit visa.