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  • connection - No schengen visa
    Jul 22, 2016
    hello. I booked a flight from SJO(costa rica) to Frankfurt FRA and another separate flight from FRA to Istanbul. time between arrival and departure is 4 hours. My question is: My luggage will be dropped off at FRA airport. So basically i have to stamp my passport then pick up my bags, then check-in again for the flight to Istanbul! I hold a lebanese Passport with no valid schengen Visa. Will that be possible? if not, will i still have to stamp my passport if i dont have luggage (i will take a 8kg carryon bag then). ps: i have a valid USA visa. thanks


    You need to do it without checked baggage. to claim and re-check baggage you will need to exit the secure area which will require a Schengen Transit Visa. However, your US Visa allows you to do a secure transfer through the Schengen Area. So, don't check a bag and you should be OK.


  • BUD through FRA to JFK
    Jul 22, 2016
    I have a Lufthansa flight from Budapest to JFK, connecting through FRA. Connection time is 50 minutes. Do I have enough time ?


    That will be quite difficult. It's maybe possible if everything goes perfectly.


  • Lufthansa 1h15m connection DEN-FRA-GOT
    Jul 22, 2016
    I am looking at a flight from Denver to Gothenburg with a 1h15min connection in Frankfurt. Is that enough time to clear customs. I will be carry-on only.


    Yes, that is enough time. You will go through passport control, not customs.


  • 60 min connection United Airlines to Lufthansa
    Jul 21, 2016
    Is 60 minutes long enough to make a connection between United Airlines terminal where I arrive and the Lufthansa terminal where I depart? Is there a map to show where these terminals are in relation to one another?


    Both flights are in Terminal 1. You have barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thank you. Also, is there a map that will help me know where to go? I am arriving on United Airlines and departing on Lufthansa.


    You won't know your exact gates until the day of your flight. FRA T1 has a very complex layout so a map doesn't even help much. The best advice is to just look up the number of your departing gate when you arrive and just follow the signs to that gate.


  • 55 min connection time
    Jul 21, 2016
    Flying Basel Switzerland to Frankfurt on Lufthansa. Arrive 9:05 am then depart 10:00 am for London Heathrow with Lufthansa to catch another flight. Only 55 minute connection in Frankfurt. Is this too tight for connection?


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


  • ORD to IBIZA
    Jul 20, 2016
    Hi I will be traveling from Chicago to Ibiza and connecting through Frankfurt on 8/18. I will be checking my bags through, all flights are on Lufthansa but I only have an hour and 15min connecting time. I think that should be enough time barring any other delays. Do I need to go to through passport control/customs in Frankfurt or do I clear that in Spain? If not enough time i will have to book a flight with a 7 hour connection time instead. Let me know thanks!


    Yes, in Frankfurt you will go through Schengen passport control. You should have just about enough time.


  • Changing terminal 2 to 1
    Jul 19, 2016
    my flight will be landed from Dubai in terminal 2 at 7:25 pm and I have separated ticket bought from Lufthansa air line to Berlin at 9:15pm.DO I have enough time to reached terminal 1? Thanks


    With checked bags that will be very difficult as you will have to transfer them yourself.


    Thanks for replying my question,would you please let me know how long does it take to go terminal 1 from t2 . And if I have only one carrying bag is that enough time for me or not


    Thanks for replying, if I have carrying bag only and I don't need to wait to collect my luggage,is that enough time? Thanks


    With no checked bags then that should be possible.


  • connection time
    Jul 17, 2016
    Flying Basel to Frankfurt with Lufthansa - arrive 740 am. Connect to Air Canada Toronto flight at 920 am departure. is this enough time. I think both flights are in same terminal?


    Yes, both flights will be in Terminal 1. That should be enough time.


  • Lufthansa T1 connecting to Delta T2
    Jul 17, 2016
    My Lufthansa flight from LIN (Milan) arrives at Terminal 1 and I have 120 minutes until my Delta flight to JFK from Terminal 2. US Passport, no checked luggage. Is this manageable?


    That will be quite difficult.


    But, I guess with no checked baggage it's not impossible.


    Thanks - I was hoping 2 hours was enough. Will there be a passport control checkpoint and a separate security checkpoint?


  • United to Lufthansa connection
    Jul 13, 2016
    We are arriving in Frankfurt on United, and connecting to a flight on Lufthansa to Vienna. I believe our bags are being sent through to our destination. How do I find our connecting flight? I have missed our connection in Frankfurt several times and do not want to repeat. The airport is so confusing. I heard each airline usually comes/goes from the same gate, so how can i figure this out? Do we have to change levels??


  • Connecting through Frankfurt
    Jul 9, 2016
    I'm arriving from Toronto via Air Canada and connecting to Milan. Is 1 hour enough as we don't have checked luggage


    It should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Tight connection advice please
    Jul 19, 2016
    on 27 July we connect from LH403 at 7:30 am gate Z25 to LH270 at 8:40 am gate A40 , any advice on connection time and walking route to take that day ? any passport control ?I am nervous as we have another flight to catch in Milan, our next destination. Thank you


    Aug27 I will arrive from Vancouver on an Air Canada flight operated by Lufthansa at Terminal 1 and connect 1 hr 30 min later to a Lufthansa flight to Florence, Italy -also terminal 1. Will I need to go through passport control and/or security between flights? I assume my bags will be checked through. Thanks!


  • Connecting flight
    Jul 8, 2016
    We arriving in Frankfurt at 15:45 through gate C5A and connecting to flight at gate Z62 . We have one hour 20 min to reach A38. Both flights are Lufthansa. Do we have enough time to transfer taking into account that a child is in stroller so we have to take elevators? Can we map our transfer rout beforehand to be prepared? Thanks


  • Terminal connections
    Jul 7, 2016
    We arriving in Frankfurt at 8:40 am through gate B26a and connecting to flight at gate A38 . We have one hour to reach A38 . We have no checked baggage. Both flights are Lufthansa. Do we have enough time to transfer? Thanks


  • 1 hr. 55 min connection, international -> domestic, diff. airlines
    Jul 7, 2016
    I am arriving with UA at 2:55PM and scheduled to depart with Lufthansa at 4:50PM. They're on different booking references. I have no baggage. Is this enough time to make my connection?


    Edit: Arriving from SFO and flying to WRO, Poland.


    Yes, that is enough time. If you don't already have your Lufthansa boarding pass you can get it from the Lufthansa Transfer Desk in Frankfurt.


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