Frankfurt (FRA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Hi, I am flying from Washington DC (IAD) to Frankfurt on United UA989 and then on to Vienna (VIE) on Lufthansa with a 1hr 40min connection time. Will this be enough time? Will my luggage automatically transfer? Do I need to change terminals?
Yes, your bags will be transferred automatically and both flights will be in Terminal 1. You should have enough time. You just have to go through passport control in Frankfurt.
Thank you!
Flying from Madras India to Motreal Canada.
MAA to FRA - booked by AIr Canada operated by Lufthansa - Terminal 1
FRA to YUL - Air Canada - Terminal 1

Layover time 2hour 35Min. Is this sufficient time? Do I have check in my baggage again at FRA?

Thanks in advance.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go through security and to your departure gate. Nothing with your bags.
Thank you very much for clarifying this ZAP.
My flight is from New Delhi to Toronto via frankfurt. (Both flights lufthansa). Do I need to check in my luggage again?? I have a layover time of 2 hours...
No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Frankfurt. Just go through security and to your departure gate.
Hi, thanks for all the amazing advice BTW. connecting in frankfurt....do we collect bags?....we are in and out of terminal 1 with a 60min connection....sound achievable? just go thru passport control?
No, you won't have to collect your bags, just go through passport control, assuming both flights are on Lufthansa.
I am flying from Paris to Calgary Canada through Frankfurt with a 1 hour and 10 minute transfer time. Is that enough and what do I need to do? Will my luggage be transferred for me as well?
If both flights are on the same reservation on Lufthansa/Air Canada you just have to go through Schengen exit passport control and to your departure gate. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi. We are flying from Orlando to Frankfurt with United Airlines and then on to London Heathrow, again with UA, with a 60 min layover. Will this be enough time? Will hold luggage automatically transfer? Will we need to change terminals/go through security and passport control again?
United does not fly from Orlando to Frankfurt or Frankfurt to London. Both flights will be on Lufthansa. All you have to do in Frankfurt is go through Schengen Entry passport control and to your departure gate. Both flights will be in the same terminal. You should have enough time.
Yes joint flights UA + Lufthansa. Very useful info. Thanks
Why would you have to go through passport control if you're flying on to a non-Schengen country?
Hi, we are travelling from Manchester UK to Rome with layover in Frankfurt. We have 90minutes going and 60minutes on return for transfers. Is this enough? We are only taking hand luggage. Also, as we have EU passports do we just go straight to departure gate?
Yes, that is enough time. Both ways you will have to go through passport control.
I'm arriving to Frankfurt via KU171 arrival time 11:25 hrs.(i don't know which Terminal) then Departure to Florence Via LH312 (i don't know which Terminal) at 12:30 hrs. with waiting time only 1:05 hrs.It is one Ticket and I have only hand bags Is it enough time and do I need to go through passport control.
You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 1. Are your flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?
Thank you for your reply.my flight with same reservation one ticket and I have no checking bags.
I'm arriving to Frankfurt via KU171 arrival time 11:25 hrs. then Departure to Florence Via LH312 at 12:30 hrs. with waiting time only 1:05 hrs.It is one Ticket and I have only hand bags Is it enough time and do I need to go through passport control.
Thank you for your reply.my flight with same reservation one ticket and I have no checking bags
I'm arriving to Frankfurt via KU171 arrival time 11:25 hrs.(i don't know which Terminal) then Departure Via LH312 (i don't know which Terminal) at 12:30 hrs. with waiting time only 1:05 hrs. Is it enough time and do I need to go through passport control.
You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 1. Are your flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?
Thank you for your reply.my flight with same reservation one ticket and I have no checking bags.
Then all you have to do is go through Schengen Entry passport control and security and on the Skyline from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1. You may also have to stop at the Lufthansa transfer desk to get your Lufthansa boarding pass if Kuwait Airways can't issue it.
Thank you ,very useful information. Is there is enough time with one hour to go through this assuming all flight on time.
It's just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Hello, I will be flying from San Francisco to FRA on United airlines and connecting from there to Budapest also on United (but operated by Lufthansa) with a 2hr layover. My question is is it confusing to find the gates for connections? Will I arrive in say Gate A area and connect in the same area or will I have to go to B or C gates to connect? Will I have to go through passport control and security again and will I have to take a shuttle to get to a different gate?
You will have to go through Schengen Entry passport control but not security. Just follow the signs to your departure gate. Your departure gate will probably be a "bus gate" where a bus takes you to your aircraft. You have enough time.
Thank you, that is very helpful to know. I'm glad this forum exists!