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Traveling from Athens through Frankfurt to Atlanta in Jul. Aegean will get me to Frankfurt and ongoing connection with Delta. Term 1 and 2. The connection time is only 1hr 15 min. Will this be enough time to get through the airport. The flights will be booked on the same reservation.
If everything is on the same reservation that is just enough time.
I am flying United from Washington Dulles to Frankfurt where I will take a connecting flight (Lufthansa) to Lisbon . Both flights were booked in one reservation. What must I do upon arrival at Frankfurt before boarding my flight to Lisbon? Do I (a) retrieve luggage, (b) go through passport control, (c) go through security again? Anything else? And has anybody used the gate to gate service? If so, what was the experience like? Thanks!
All you have to do in Frankfurt is go through Schengen Passport control and to your departure gate. Nothing with your luggage.
Arriving at Frankfurt from Portland OR , via Condor at 4:45 pm my next flight is operated by Croatia airlines leaves at 6 pm for Zagreb. Will I have enough time ?
If both flights are on the same reservation it is possible. It is not if it's two separate reservations and you have checked bags.
Thanks for the reply. We are traveling with 2 young kids. What happens in the event that travelers miss their connecting flight? Does the airline provide a hotel room, or are they responsible for that? Are they entitled to the next flight to the same city from that airline? Or do they have standby status? Our tickets were purchased through a travel agency.
Hello, I will be flying from jfk to Bangalore via Frankfurt and I have 2 small children. The stopover is 90 mins. Will that be enough time. I will have a car seat and stroller with me. Will I have to go through security again? Thank you
You will not have to go through security in Frankfurt on the way to Bangalore, just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
I've read many comments that this "should be fine" if all goes well...but those seem to be coming from the USA connecting to Europe destinations. What about the reverse? Coming in from Budapest - I'm assuming you are deplaning on the tarmac/apron, taking a bus to the terminal and then heading to the gate (no passport control when coming this direction, right? It's a choice of 1hr 10mi layover or 5hr25mi and getting up at 3am to head to the airport. Your thoughts?
The reverse is actually a bit easier usually since Schengen Exit Passport Control is a shorter process.
I am travelling from London Heathrow to Dresden via FRA airport. I have to change from gate area A to area B, thus I need to go through passport check. Do you think 50 minutes connection time is possible?
That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.