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User currently offlinenantoine From France, joined Apr 2004, 36 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4328 times:

Hi All,

Is 1h20 sufficient time to transfer from JFK Terminal 3 (arriving from SFO on Delta) to Terminal 1 (departing to FCO on Alitalia)?

Delta is selling this combination on their website, but it sounds *very* tight...

Any tips/recommendations?

Thanks!

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User currently offlineairindia787 From United States of America, joined May 2011, 95 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4282 times:

You will have to leave the secure area in T3 when you arrive, take the Airtrain to T1, and be rescreened. 1:20 would be sufficient if all goes well, but I would recommend a slightly longer one to account for any delays. I am not sure how baggage works, though, hopefully someone else does.

User currently offlineEmirates202 From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 237 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4275 times:

If you're checked in all the way, and you don't need to go to the counter again in JFK to check your bag, etc, then that should be fine, but I suggest running, bc of security, and T1 is usually pretty crowded, and I'm pretty sure boarding starts 1 hour before departure


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User currently offlinedavescj From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 2307 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4221 times:

If you're in J, you'll be OK. I would feel uncomfortable if I were in Y w/o priority screening.

The AF lounge in T1 is quite nice, BTW.

Dave



Can I have a mojito on this flight?
User currently offlineaklrno From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 955 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4211 times:

Quoting airindia787 (Reply 1):
You will have to leave the secure area in T3 when you arrive, take the Airtrain to T1, and be rescreened. 1:20 would be sufficient if all goes well, but I would recommend a slightly longer one to account for any delays. I am not sure how baggage works, though, hopefully someone else does.

Couldn't you just walk in 5-10 minutes if the weather is OK?

I'd be more worried about delays at SFO.


User currently offlinenantoine From France, joined Apr 2004, 36 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4195 times:

Thanks everyone!
I think I'll take an earlier SFO-JFK flight to be on the safe side... I've had some "interesting" experiences with the fog in SFO before...


User currently offlineflySFO From United States of America, joined Apr 2011, 112 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4139 times:

I have personally done SFO-JFK-FCO on American the first leg and Alitalia on the second, transferring from T8 to T1. As others have said, Alitalia does indeed board the big 777 an hour before departure, and you do have to take the AirTrain between terminals, which requires you to exit the Delta terminal. If you have to collect your bags from Delta and re-check them in with Alitalia, I highly recommend an earlier Delta flight from SFO, as from my experience I think you'd be cutting it very close.

User currently offlineAkiestar From Philippines, joined May 2009, 786 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4132 times:

I would presume that since DL and AZ are in the same alliance, and SkyTeam offers through check-in on all their partner carriers even if the tickets are separate, your bags can be checked all the way to FCO, with the corresponding boarding passes. The physical act of transferring between terminals, however, might be another story altogether.

User currently offlineidlewildchild From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 166 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4086 times:

If your flight is on time from SFO it shouldn't be a problem at all. If the DL happens to park at T2 then it's a nice walk next door, probably quicker than walking across the street and taking the air train, of course unless you park at T3 or T4, both possibilities.

I'm sure your bags will be checked through and again, if the SFO-JFK trip is on time, not a problem at all.


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