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Connection in SAN

SWA_Flyer2
New Arrival

When having a connection, do you have to go to baggage claim, get bags, check-in, and then go back to the terminal, or does Southwest switch the bags from the plane to the other plane? I have to catch an hour-long connection (including boarding time) in San Diego and a 50 min connection (including boarding time) in LAX.

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Re: Connection in SAN

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor
Solution

Unless you are coming into the United States from an international airport you do not have to claim your bags, they will be transferred for you (assuming the flight was booked as one trip and not 2 separate trips).

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Connection in SAN

SWA_Flyer2
New Arrival
Solution

Thank you

Re: Connection in SAN

kenish01
New Arrival

Just to be clear, your bags will be transferred between Southwest flights. However Southwest does not transfer bags to/from other airlines. (But then the two connecting flights would not be on the same ticket).