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  • passport control in FRA?
    Mar 13, 2016
    I am an American citizen. I am in London now and will travel from Heathrow to Leipzig with a short (50 mins) connection in Frankfurt. Will I have to go through passport control in Frankfurt? What are my chance of making the connection? (Both flights are Lufthansa so I assume it's the same terminal.) Many thanks. S.


    Yes, you will go through passport control in Frankfurt. This is a bit of a difficult connection.


  • Transfer from terminal 1 to terminal 2
    Mar 13, 2016
    I will be arriving from Budapest at 8:05am on Lufthansa and need to get American AL flight to Charlotte (CLT) in terminal 2 at 10am. I have no checked bags. Will I gave enough time and does this require going back through security?


    I believe you can take the skyline inside security if you already have the boarding pass for your American flight.


  • Connecting from Moscow to Atlanta on Lufthansa flights
    Mar 12, 2016
    Hello! I'm flying from Moscow to Atlanta via Frankfurt. Flights are lh1451 and Lh444. I understand that connection is within same terminal, but different halls. What kind of visa/passport or security control will I need to pass as Russian citizen? Is 1:55 enough for the connection? Any recommendations how to make it smoother? Thanks a lot!


    Since you are coming from the US and not entering the Schengen area, there should be no security or passport control. You should have enough time.


    Thanks for prompt response! My travel is actually in opposite direction from Russia to US. sorry if it was not clear. Does such connection involve any security or paperwork control?


    Sorry, misread that. In Frankfurt you will go through security but not passport control.


  • Terminal Arrival
    Mar 20, 2016
    Hi, I am travelling with family from Bangalore to Newark (LH - 755) on March 22, 2016 via Frankfurt. Can you please let me know which terminal the arrival at Frankfurt would be at? Is it terminal 1 or 3? Thanks Bob


    Both flights will be in Terminal 1 in Frankfurt if they are on Lufthansa.




  • LAX to FRA to NCE
    Mar 9, 2016
    I am flying into FRA from Los Angeles on April 2nd and my layover is only an hour and 15 minutes... Am I going to have to claim my bag, go through customs and then board the next plane? Any help is greatly appreciated.


    No, you don't have to do anything with your baggage if both flights are on Lufthansa. All you have to do is go through Schengen passport control and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


    Thank you!


  • 1hr 25min connection - Is it sufficient time
    Mar 9, 2016
    I am travelling from Calgary, on Air Canada AC844 and connect to Lufthansa LH756. I believe both arrive and depart from Terminal. Have never transitted through Frankfurt before. Is 1hr 25M enough. Also, do I need to redo security and passport check. Never experienced this at Heathrow where I normally transit through. Any insight would be most helpful


    I meant Terminal 1


    Since you are not entering the Schengen Area and are coming from Canada you don't have to do passport check or go through security. Just go to your departure gate.


    Thanks ZAP. Much Appreciated


  • DOH-FRA-TXL confused!?
    Mar 9, 2016
    Hello I am travelling on the Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Frankfurt. This arrives at 6:45Am. I have a connecting Air Berlin flight from Frankfurt to Berlin (TXL) at 8:25Am. Questions: 1) Please advise on terminal information for Qatar Airways and AirBerlin. 2) In which airport do I have to undergo passport control. 3) Do i have enough time to transit and make my connecting flight.


    Qatar Airways uses Terminal 1 but Air Berlin uses Terminal 2. You will go through passport control in Frankfurt. You should have enough time to take the skyline between terminals.


    Thanks for the reply ZAP


  • Dfw-Fra-Cph
    Mar 8, 2016
    What terminal does American Airlines use in Frankfurt and what terminal does Lufthansa use for departures to Copenhagen ?


    American uses Terminal 2 and Lufthansa uses Terminal 1. If you are doing this connection with checked baggage you need at least 3 hours between flights.


  • Newbie flyer
    Mar 7, 2016
    Hi, I am new to flying internationally, apologies in advance if I seem clueless. I will be flying solo from Prague to Frankfurt & then Frankfurt to Seattle. Booked through Condor on the same ticket, got a notice recently that my layover was shortened to 3 hours. Is this enough time to make it through security, passport control, etc...? I am planning to check one bag as well.


    Ah, and another question--How do I search which terminal I fly into and out of? The E confirmation doesn't indicate any terminal info. Thanks for any help!


    3 hours is still plenty of time. All you have to do in Frankfurt is go through Schengen Exit passport control and to your departure gate.


  • Enough Time?
    Mar 6, 2016
    Arriving in Terminal 2 with American Airlines from USA/DFW to Frankfurt. No checked bags. 1 1/2 hours until Lufthansa flight to Dublin, Ireland, I am assuming Terminal 1. Is this do-able?


    With no checked bags I think you'd have a chance, it's by no means easy though.


  • United to Lufthansa on Sunday morning
    Mar 6, 2016
    I have a flight arriving on United from Newark at 9:15am on Sunday and connecting at 11:10 on Lufthansa to Venice. Do I need to worry about making that flight? We don't have to get our bags and go through customs in Frankfurt, do we? Thanks for your input!


    You should have plenty of time. You just have to go through passport control in Frankfurt. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


  • Calgary, Alberta (Canada)to Delhi (India)
    Mar 5, 2016
    i have layover of 2.25 hrs at frankfurt >Is it enough time to board LH 760 Lufthansa plane in Terminal 1? What is passport control.What procedures i have to follow and will i be able to board my lufthansa flight for Delhi on time in 2.25 layover time?


    You are not entering the Schengen Area so you don't go through passport control. You have enough time. You don't have to ask essentially the same question 3 times.


    Thanks ZAP .last query is how long it wil take for security check.


    I do not believe arrivals from Canada have to go through security for connections, but if you do, it will be a brief process.


  • Air Canada AC844 to LH 760 lufthansa terminal 1
    Mar 4, 2016
    Can anyone let me know how long it takes and which os fastest way to catch Lufthansa LH760 withh connecting time of 2 hours 25 minutes from Terminal 1. Air Canada will arrive in Terminal 1 from Calgary and I need to board LH 760 for New Delhi, India, Is 2 hrs 25 mins layover is sufficient ? How long it takes to reach the LH 760 gate


  • 2.25 hrs layover time
    Mar 5, 2016
    i am coming from Calgary, Alberta from Terminal 1 and have layover of 2.25 hrs to catch lufthansa flight LH760 from Terminal 1.Please let me know how to reach fastest to catch LH760 lufthansa for India(Delhi). Please let me know how mch time it wil take


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Leipzig to FRA to Penn
    Mar 3, 2016
    I am flying from Leipzig arriving at FRA 9:15am via Lufthansa and leaving to Philadelphia 11am via American Airline. 1h 45 min is enough? I have Japanese passport with US residency.


    Do you have checked bags? I assume the two tickets are purchased on separate reservations, correct?


    Yes, I have checked bags. These tickets were purchased separately.


    Then no, I don't think that's enough time.


    If I change the flight from Leipzig arriving at FRA at 7:05am? 3h 55min would work?


    Yes, I think that would work


    Thanks, ZAP. I will change it, and I have decided to do without luggage check-in just in case.


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