Piskoto From Cyprus, joined Nov 2006, 127 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4486 times:
The airport is a chaos at such hour (I am getting used to it though,as my flight lands always at 00:15am). I always transit via DXB but fortunately I always choose a morning departure so that I can avoid the people wandering around waiting for their connections. During these 6-7 hours, I take the chance to rest at the hotel within the airport, 'Dubai International' but this doesn't seem to be an option for you as you depart early.
Yes you are going to get your tickets from LHR in advance and also you are going to have your luggage collected at Seoul.
So, the only option you have is to (I don't know if your travelling in F or C) visit an Emirates Lounge, try the First (although is crowded too, but not as many people as outside in the terminal!!!!)
Hoped I helped, have a nice flight!
BrianDromey From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 4154 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4453 times:
Quoting Chrisjdurber (Thread starter): If anyones transited like this please let me know as havent a clue what we should do or head for when we land! Am assuming we get out tickets stright through to seoul at heathrow?
It will be busy, but the airport is very, very long and it takes about 15-20 minutes to get from one end to the other, more if you walk slowly. So realistically by the time you have arrived into DXB you wont have a whole lot of time, plenty to have a leisurely connection though.
Flights to LHR and LGW do usually have abridges, in my experience. Im not too sure about Soeul, I know BKK does not get them usually, even for a 77W. But the busses are fine too, DXB is one of the few places where bus gates never carry a risk of getting soaked, and they have a separate stairs for F&J at 1L, the rest of us have to board at 2L.
Your bags will be tagged to ICN and your boarding passes will be issued at LHR automatically. You will also be issued with connecting information on your ticket jackets and with gate information via the IFE on descent into DXB.
Next flights: MAN-ORK-LHR(EI)-MAN(BD); MAN-LHR(BD)-ORK (EI); DUB-ZRH-LAX (LX) LAX-YYZ (AC) YYZ-YHZ-LHR(AC)-DUB(BD)
Star_world From Ireland, joined Jun 2001, 1234 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4450 times:
Quoting Chrisjdurber (Reply 2): Hi there! thanks! yeah were in Business for all legs thankfully, do you know if we have to queue for immigration or anything or just rescreening to enter airport? (am trying to make most of my time!)
Just rescreening - no need to go through immigration. You will more than likely be parked at a remote stand, and the transit process will take about an hour from landing, I would estimate. Should have time to use the EK lounge although this is likely to be packed at that time.
SOBHI51 From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 4397 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4417 times:
It will be crowded.But stay in the C club or go look around the tax free area,less crowded,nobody sleeping on the floor there,a lot of things to look at.And no you do not need to go through immigration.Just remember DXB is a big airport and you will do a lot of walking.3 hours is not a long time in DXB.
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EUROBUS From Spain, joined Nov 2004, 313 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4382 times:
Hey, just make sure your credit card is fit and enjoy the shopping!!! However, as other say, 3 hours at DBX is not long, but shop, do some exercise walking and sleep during the entire leg of your flight.
LEEDS19 From United Arab Emirates, joined May 2008, 92 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4241 times:
I rate your chances at about 30per cent of getting parked on the Concourse,this depends on whether the Aircraft is scheduled on one of the night departures,if not its a 10 minute or more bus ride to the Terminal.There may be as many as 30 busses running from remote parked flights so its easy to be stuck waiting on the bus to disembark at the terminal.Once inside you pass through the Security screening and are In the Duty Free Shopping area .Very clever idea to get people spending the moment they get off the bus!
Many Enthusiasts transiting prefer the bus ride as it provides an opportunity to see lots of Aircraft at close quarters.