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  • Manchester-Frankfurt-Orlando
    Feb 17, 2017
    1
    Morning Im flying from manchester into Frankfurt terminal 1 and then onto Orlando also from terminal 1. Do i have to collect my luggage and "check in" again or will my luggage automatically be sent to the connecting flight? Many Thanks Chris Holme

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in Frankfurt.

     

  • Connecting flight to Toronto
    Feb 16, 2017
    3
    We are flying from Mumbai to Frankfurt and have a connecting flight to Toronto from Frankfurt. Connection time is 1 hour 20 mins. Is this enough time to catch the connecting flight. Will we have to go through security/immigration again? Our flight number is LH757 from Mumbai and LH 6676 from Frankfurt.

     

    You will just have to go through security in Frankfurt. You will not go through Immigration as you are not entering the Schengen Area.

     

    But will we have enough time. Our connecting flight is an Air Canada one. Will security take long - we just have an hour and 20 mins

     

    Yes, you should have enough time.

     

  • Connecting Flight Info
    Feb 16, 2017
    4
    In April, I'm flying from Chicago to Beirut via Frankfurt. I have 3 questions. I'm flying with United and Middle East Airline. Will I need to recheck baggage? Will I need to go through security check-in again? Will the arrival and departure gate be in the same terminal?

     

    Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Both flights are in Terminal 1.

     

    Both flights are on the same reservation.

     

    Then all you need to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You might have to get your boarding pass from the MEA transfer desk if the first airline can't issue it.

     

    Thank you for your help!

     

  • Short Layover
    Feb 15, 2017
    1
    Hello, we are flying LH981 to Frankfurt from Dublin, Our connecting flight is LH772 to Bangkok – all booked on one ticket. The Layover time is 1hrs 5 mins which if obviously very tight. Will we need to clear immigration/security again in Frankfurt?

     

    Since you are not entering the Schengen area you don't have to go through Immigration and because you are coming from somewhere in the EU, you don't have to go through security. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • JHB>FRA>ORD
    Feb 14, 2017
    1
    Hello. I am planning to fly from Johannesburg to Chicago, with a connection in Frankfurt. How long will I need to transfer? I am quite nervous.

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation, 60-90 minutes is sufficient.

     

  • Terminal transfer
    Feb 14, 2017
    1
    I will be arriving at Terminal 1 on a Lufthansa flight this Friday am and will need to collect my luggage and then check in with BA at Terminal 2 for an onward flight. Any tips? I assume that I need to clear security before boarding the skyline?

     

    You will actually take the "non-sterile" side of the Skyline and go through security and Schengen Exit Passport Control after re-checking your bags with BA in Terminal 2.

     

  • JFK>FRA>ZRH>NBO
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    Hello, I have 70 minutes, arriving on LH from JFK, need to make a flight to Zurich but my final destination is a non-schengen (Nairobi) will I have enough time? Do I need to clear immigration/security?

     

    In Frankfurt you will have to go through Schengen Entry Passport control because you are first flying to another airport in the Schengen Area. You should have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connection in Frankfurt
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    I have a flight from Lisbon on TAP to Frankfurt with a 1 hour connection to Dubrovnik on Croatia airline. Is this doable or should I search for a longer connection?

     

    That is possible if both flights are on the same reservation.

     

  • AA to AB connection, 1 hr 40 mins
    Feb 10, 2017
    2
    Original sked had a nice 2+ hr connection time but that has been reduced to 1:40, arriving at 09:10 and departing at 10:50. Both flights should be in T2, I think, but I will be arriving from non-Schengen and transferring to a (domestic) Schengen flight. (DFW-FRA-TXL) I feel like this is enough time but not much to spare. The glitch (other than a late transatlantic arrival) would be if AA cannot give me my AB BP when I check in at DFW. Any advice on transiting efficiently? NB, I will be traveling with some companions, a couple of whom are older and won'd be able to hustle like I can.

     

    AA should be able to issue both boarding passes. You should have enough time.

     

    God willing. Occasionally they can't, for whatever reason!

     

  • Connecting times
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    We have a connection time of 60 min, flying LH on both flights. We arrive from LAX and connect going to ZAB is this enough time? And r we in the same terminal? Flight is in September thanks!

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Arriving from Belgrade and flying on to Dublin
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    Never been to Frankfurt Airport. Have return flight for 2 people from dublin to Belgrade in March transferring in Frankfurt. We have 2 hours for connection outgoing. But on the return flight from Belgrade we land in Frankfurt at 15.15 and our flight to Dublin is at 16.10. Is this enough time for connection? All flights say T1 but dont know gates yet and flights are all booked with Lufthansa.

     

    It's just enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • 1 hour transit time from NZ
    Feb 11, 2017
    4
    I will be arriving at 11am on a Monday on Lufthansa from San Francisco...I then depart an hour later on Scandinavian is this doable....by this stage I will have completed 25 hours flying having originated from New Zealand (home)

     

    It's possible but it doesn't leave much time to spare.

     

    Happy to not have a spare time just want to know I can get next flight :-)

     

    Will I need to go through any security or passport controls?

     

    Will the 2 flights be from the same terminal?

     

  • Worried about connecting flight
    Feb 10, 2017
    1
    In march I'm flying from Manchester to Toronto via Frankfurt. I'm apprehensive as I've never caught a connecting flight so I'd like to know a few things to put my mind at ease. I'm flying with Lufthansa then Air Canada. 1. Will I need to recheck baggage? 2. Will I need to go through security/check-in again? 3. Will the arrival and departure gate be in the same terminal?

     

    No, you don't need to do anything with your bags, you don't have to go through security, and both flights will be in Terminal 1.

     

  • Connection time terminal 1A to 1B
    Feb 9, 2017
    1
    I will be landing from Leipzig Germany terminal 1A 3:25 PM and need to catch a flight to Toronto 5:10 PM terminal 1B. Is this doable?

     

    Yes, you just have to go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • 50 minute connection with a baby LHR>FRA>BCN
    Feb 1, 2017
    3
    Traveling Lufthansa and have a 50 minute connection in Frankfurt with my 9 month old by myself. Is this enough time?

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you! Do I have to go through passport screening or do I just go straight to my gate?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through Schengen Entry Passport Control.

     

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