Questions tagged [transit]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
14
votes
3answers
4k views

May I get off in an intermediate city of my route during transfer?

I want to go from Panamá to Turkey. There're direct flights of Turkish Airlines that are expensive. And there're flights Panamá -> Istambul -> Baku there're cheaper 2 times of the same airline. ...
10
votes
6answers
9k views

Do I need a transit visa for a technical stop in Australia?

I'm travelling to New Zealand, and my itinerary mentions a technical stop in Australia. Will I need to apply for an Australian transit visa for this?
4
votes
1answer
6k views

DXB (Dubai International Airport) Shuttle between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

I am arriving on Terminal 1 at DXB. From where exactly I can get shuttle to Terminal 2?
12
votes
1answer
9k views

Long transit in Cairo (Egypt)

In a couple weeks, I will have a long layover in Cairo on a trip from Mumbai to Toronto. I get to Cairo on Sunday at noon and leave for Toronto on Monday at about 1 AM. I am travelling on EgyptAir ...
8
votes
1answer
761 views

Clearing Customs and skipping connecting flight at ORD?

I am coming back from Munich, connecting through ORD and onto Moline, IA. We have a 6 hour layover in Chicago but the drive to Moline is only 2. My question is this: After I clear immigrations and ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Using ESTA a second time - first for tourism, now for transit

In April 2015, I traveled from Brussels to New York (tourism) after successfully applying for ESTA. Today, my ESTA is still valid (I checked via the official website). On 22 February 2016 I will be ...
5
votes
1answer
233 views

OFAC declaration for travelling to Cuba from US

I will be travelling from New-York to Cuba as my flight back to Europe is from Havana. I will buy the tourist card from the US airlines I am traveling with but I need to select one option in OFAC form ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Travelling from US to Sri Lanka, do I need transit visa for Canada? [duplicate]

Passport : Sri Lankan Holding a valid US Visa (F1). Spending only 3.15 hours at Toronto Airport. Flying in through United and leaving to my next layover (London) in Air Canada.
3
votes
1answer
357 views

Do I have to clear customs when transit via the US on my way to / coming from somewehere else?

I shall arrive at Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by Emirates flight to catch a united airlines flight to Detroit after 3.5 hours. What steps shall I have to go through? Is the connection time enough? ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

Changing planes at Newark Airport

I fly in from Sweden with United to Newark Liberty Airport. The connecting flight with United departs to Costa Rica a few hours later from Newark as well. The two flight-segments are part of the same ...
3
votes
1answer
937 views

Can we leave the airport with a Canadian transit visa?

I'm traveling from the UK to the Bahamas with my wife and 2 kids our flight has 17 hrs connection. We have a transit visa. Can we get out of the airport to some hotel or do we have to stay inside the ...
3
votes
1answer
283 views

Transiting from the US through the UK on a Child Visitor visa

I have a UK child visitor visa but I have to transit through the UK from USA. Is this possible if I'm going alone?
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Do I need a transit visa for Denmark in addition to my single entry Schengen area visa?

I am a Chinese national holding a US greencard. I am planning on traveling to the UK and the Schengen area to visit France, Germany, and possibly some countries in between. I am applying for a UK visa ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Can I enter the Schengen area with a German long-term visa through a different country?

I am an Indian national. Right now I am staying in Israel. I will be moving to Germany on the last week of this month with german national visa directly from tel aviv. Ticket price of direct flight is ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Do I need to check out and check in my baggage again in transit airport?

I am flying from Doha to Philadelphia by Qatar Airway. While in Philadelphia, I need to change flight to US Airway. But I only have 1 hour and a half before my next flight to Birmingham. Do I have ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Travelling to India via Germany with 2 stops, do i need transit visa? [duplicate]

I have Indian passport and USA H1 valid visa, will be travelling US and my itinerary is Mumbai – Munich – Frankfurt – San Francisco. This route has two stops in Germany, Munich – Frankfurt is German ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Do I need an airport transit visa through Switzerland if I have a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am Egyptian citizen holding a single entry visa to Spain , travelling in 1 July but i will have 1 day transit in Swiss airport , so do i need a visa to enter Switzerland ?
28
votes
3answers
3k views

How to get a layover longer than a few hours?

I want to visit some countries my flights transit through. I live in Pakistan and flights to America often transit through the UK or Europe. Flights to Europe mostly transit from Middle East. I assume ...
16
votes
2answers
100k views

When transiting between two flights, will my luggage be automatically transferred?

I have flight where I need to move from airplane to another. Do I need to check out my luggage and then check it in again, or will it be automatically transferred to another plane?
8
votes
2answers
27k views

Re-checking luggage at connecting airports

I'll be leaving Morocco within the next week, and I'm wondering whether I'll need to re-check my luggage after my connecting flights. I fly from Casablanca to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to London via ...
4
votes
7answers
17k views

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 ...
17
votes
3answers
8k views

Does Heathrow Terminal 5 allow transit visa exempt flyers to stay airside overnight?

I found lots of evidence online that Heathrow is not closed overnight and that passengers without a visa who are transiting through the airport can hang out overnight on the air side to catch their ...
12
votes
1answer
825 views

What is the practical consequence of being denied entry into the US for a layover?

Suppose, hypothetically, that I'm on my way home from a vacation in Mexico or Canada, on an itinerary that involves a change of planes in the United States for a flight towards my home country. I have ...
9
votes
4answers
1k views

Transit visa in India for a French Citizen?

As a French person, I booked a ticket from CountryA to Delhi, and another ticket (other company/agent) from Delhi to CountryB. CountryA → Delhi → CountryB → Delhi → CountryA Do I need a visa to ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Flight from India to Cayman islands non -via USA/UK

I recently found out that if I travel From India to the Cayman Islands via UK/USA, I will need a transit visa. So which countries or route or airway should I choose to get to the Cayman Islands for ...
3
votes
1answer
659 views

Visa requirements for transit through Panama

I am an Indian national with a valid visa for Costa Rica. Do I need a visa to transit through Panama?
10
votes
1answer
622 views

Who to contact for missed connection on a multi-airline flight?

I have flight booked through United Airlines (PRG -> FRA -> YYZ -> MCI), checked-in using the Lufthansa website (first flight PRG -> FRA is operated by Lufthansa), and the flight (FRA -> YYZ) has an ...
10
votes
2answers
435 views

Exactly 5hr 25min in Frankfurt, can I visit the city?

Is layover time of 5 hours and 25 minutes enough to visit Frankfurt ? Both flights are international with Lufthansa and on one ticket, so I will have the boarding pass of the second flight with me. ...
9
votes
2answers
51k views

At JFK, can you move between terminals airside on domestic flights?

When arriving at JFK (or any US airport) on an international flight that didn't have pre-clearance, I know that you have to clear immigration, collect your bags, clear customs, re-drop bags, change ...
9
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I connect through the USA with liquid duty-free purchases?

In the near future I'll be travelling DUB-ORD-PDX and I was wondering if I can make liquid duty-free purchases in Dublin and bring them through security as carry-on luggage in Chicago O'Hare. I will ...
8
votes
1answer
6k views

How to get Saudi Arabian transit visa for road travel?

Is it now possible for a Kuwait resident (engineer) along with family to get a transit visa to travel by road through Saudi Arabia to Bahrain? If so, which agency helps to process the transit visa in ...
5
votes
2answers
25k views

Does an Indian citizen need a Bangkok transit visa for a 10h 45m layover?

My itinerary Bengaluru(Thai Airways International) --> Bangkok --> 01h15m layover --> Bangkok(Thai Airways International) --> Taipei(Terminal 1) ^ The flight numbers being different While ...
4
votes
1answer
740 views

Transiting through Incheon (Seoul), South Korea

I'm planning to fly from Ulaanbaatar to Melbourne via Seoul (and Kuala Lumpur). There seems to be a policy for allowing passengers destined for some countries (Australia included) to transit through ...
3
votes
3answers
21k views

Is 1 hour and 30 mins enough time in Atlanta Airport?

Is 1 hr and 30 mins enough time for first time travelers at Atlanta airport? I am flying first time from USA to Bombay and my first transit is at Atlanta. I assume I have to go from the domestic ...
3
votes
1answer
421 views

Can I get a Turkish transit visa at Istanbul airport?

I am an Irish citizen and travelling to Nigeria through istanbul. can i get the transit visa at the airport since my transit time is about 14 hours?
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Do Indians need a transit visa in Kuala Lumpur, and if yes how?

I am an Indian travelling from Cochin to Beijing via Kuala Lumpur, using Air Asia. My flight has a layover in Kuala Lumpur of about 10 hours. While booking, it was mentioned that I will need a transit ...
1
vote
1answer
485 views

Dublin Transit visa for Sri Lankan citizens

My partner is a Sri Lankan national with a Sri Lankan passport and we will be returning to Sri Lanka from the UK on December 30 via Dublin and Abu Dhabi. He has a full 5 year multiple entry visa for ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Do Nigerian citizens need a transit visa for Brazil?

Do I need a transit visa in Brazil on the way to Ecuador. I am a Nigerian national. I am travelling to ecuador and I was asked to get a Brazilian transit visa as I am to board another airline from ...
11
votes
2answers
17k views

Transfer from Paris CDG to ORY [duplicate]

I'll be landing at Roissy (Charles de Gaulle) airport in Paris at 9:40 tomorrow (a Saturday) and leaving on another flight from Orly at 13:35 (latest check-in 13:15). That gives about 3.5 hours, ...
19
votes
4answers
2k views

International-to-US connection in Vancouver in 40 minutes, possible?

I'll be transiting Vancouver tomorrow, arriving on an international flight and continuing to the US (meaning I'll clear US customs in YVR). Transit time was originally scheduled to be 1:10, which i ...
11
votes
7answers
44k views

Is a 1 hour layover in Amsterdam sufficient?

I found a great price to Geneva (to visit a friend), however the itinerary I found calls for a 1 hour layover (only) in Amsterdam. 5:55am-6:55am. What is the likelihood of missing the connecting ...
8
votes
1answer
335 views

Panicking: Used all my Schengen days and need to transit

I am on a gap year and have completed exactly 90 days in the Schengen area. I then flew to Morocco and have been here for 2 months. In 3 days I fly to London for another 2 months, and then will fly to ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Long Layover in Zurich Airport

I am traveling from Egypt to the US using Swiss airlines. The layover at Zurich airport is 16hrs. I found that there is a transit hotel at Zurich airport next to gates B/D. Can I access this hotel ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

US law and travel to Cuba for citizens of third countries

I'm French and I'm going to the United States soon and I want to visit Cuba on the same trip. Is it possible to do so from the United States? I have French passport and am living in France. What does ...
5
votes
3answers
63k views

UK Transit Visa from USA to India [duplicate]

I'm traveling to India from the US for my H1 stamping. I'm planning to go via the UK (LHR). I'm changing my visa status from F1 (visa expires in 2015) to H1. Is my visa valid to qualify for a transit ...
3
votes
1answer
595 views

Can I get to Germany from Norway with a single entry Schengen visa while having a flight transit in UK?

I have a single entry visa to Schengen countries(type c). I will be traveling to Norway from Toronto, Canada. I will stay for a week, then I will travel to Germany. My flight from Norway to Germany ...
14
votes
3answers
36k views

Is 1.5 hours of a layover time in Dubai practical?

I plan to fly from Bangalore (India) to Dubai and then to San Francisco, all on the Emirates Airline. I have an option of a 1.5 hour layover in Dubai. I'm wondering if this is sufficient time to ...
14
votes
3answers
5k views

Is 6 hours transit time enough to see something of Seoul?

I am flying to Tokyo in November, and I have the choice to go direct (paying extra) or transit via Seoul. Is 6 hours transit time enough to leave Incheon airport for a bit to see something of Seoul? ...
13
votes
2answers
801 views

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 ...
12
votes
2answers
17k views

Transfer from Washington National (DCA) to Washington Dulles(IAD)

I've got a transfer (on United) from Washington National (DCA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) airports, landing at DCA at 15:22. What's a quick, low stress way of doing this change (price isn't ...