Quick Answer: Do I Have To Go Through Immigration For A Connecting Flight In Europe?

Do I have to go through immigration for a connecting flight in London?

If on a single ticket you will not go through immigration or customs at Heathrow.

Follow the flight connections signs, go through security again and go to your new gate.

If you have to change terminals then there is a bus ride before security..

Do I have to go through customs for a connecting flight in Madrid?

You don’t go through customs in Madrid, but customs in Spain is all but none existent for most people. It’s not something you need to worry about. They will give you instructions on the plane before you land. If your ticket was booked through to Barcelona on American/Iberia, then there shouldn’t be a problem.

Do I have to go through customs at Heathrow for a connecting flight?

You will need to go through passport control (and customs if applicable) and then check in again as normal for your connecting flight, so please ensure you have enough time.

Is there any passport control between Schengen countries?

Once you enter any of the countries that have signed the Schengen Agreement of 1985, you can cross into other countries of the Schengen zone without showing your passport. (However, police can still ask to see your papers when you’re in a country, and local laws governing residency and work permits still apply.)

Do I have to go through passport control for a connecting flight in Europe?

This means if your flight originates from a non-Schengen country but are connecting via a Schengen airport to another Schengen country (or vice-versa), you must clear passport control at the first (or last) airport you travel through within the Schengen area.

Do I have to go through immigration for a connecting flight?

When you’re connecting from an international flight to a domestic one, you’ll always have to exit and reenter security as you’ll need to go through customs and immigration (unless you have gone through preclearance aboard, which is rare).