Frankfurt (FRA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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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.
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!
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.
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?
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.