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  • Enough Time?
    Nov 20, 2013
    3
    I am arriving at FRA from Philadelphia at 10:20am and I have another flight departing only 1 hour 15 min later to Corfu through Terminal 2. Will this be sufficient time? I have only carry-on luggage. Thank you

     

    At FRA, U.S. Arrivals are being processed at Area A where they go through passport control only (US departures use the Z gates upstairs of Satellite A, with A gates). To connect to your departing flight at Terminal 2, use the free SkyLine train which connects - inside the secured area - A & B gates & stops between D & E gates of Terminal 2, and comes around every two minutes. D gates: 21-44; E gates: 21-26. You should be able to make it on time.

     

    At FRA, U.S. Arrivals are being processed at Area A where they go through passport control only (US departures use the Z gates upstairs of Satellite A). To connect to your departing flight at Terminal 2, use the free SkyLine train which connects - inside the secured area - A & B gates of T1 & stops between D & E gates of Terminal 2, and comes around every two minutes. D gates: 21-44; E gates: 21-26. You should be able to make it on time.

     

    I wanna know something skyline conects area A to area C? I have a conection arriving from Italy and leaving to Colombia. Thanks

     

  • Will it be enough ?
    Aug 2, 2013
    2
    Hello , me and my mom both half disabled and I have a pet in the cargo hold both on a wheelchair assistance , 90 minute to transfer , from YYZ to BEY , both flights Lufthansa/alliance

     

    1. First you need to contact Lufthansa (and the other Alliance airline, if applicable)to state your need for wheelchair assistance. 2. On arrival at FRA, you will need to go through passport check procedure. 3. Your pet may need to go to the 'pet relief area' before boarding the next plane. 4. Lufthansa uses both Concourses A & B, which are connected by a transfer tunnel outside of security, and by SkyLine train inside security (leaving every 2-3 mins.) 90 mins should suffice.

     

    Thank you , already called Lufthansa and they told me both pet and luggage will go straight to BEY and i only transit , I am just worried that 90 minutes won't be enough for a disabled person , they did confirm my wheelchair request,hope it will be enough

     

  • Connecting in Frankfurt
    Jul 26, 2013
    1
    Arriving with Lufthansa from USA to transfer for Croatia Airlines only have one hour time is that enough time and do I need to re-check my bags

     

    Lufthansa will arrive at Concourse A, which is a separate building with A gates on the ground level & Z gates (for return to U.S.) on the upper level. Your bags will automatically be transferred as both airlines are members of the Star Alliance. U.S. arrivals will go through passport check in area A. Thereafter all you need to do is go to your connecting gate - Croatia Air is also in Concourse A). A gates are A1-42 at left & A50-69 at right. Your time should suffice.

     

  • enough time
    Jul 25, 2013
    2
    I am flying from Boston to Frankfurt to Athens Greece all with Lufthansa. I have 2 hours between flights. Do I have enough time for the connection because I can not walk fast .

     

    That should be enough time.

     

    Thank you for the answer

     

  • 1hr30m connection between Air Berlin and Aer Lingus
    Jul 25, 2013
    1
    I am flying in to Frankfurt on Air Berlin and have an 1hr30m to get to my connection flight by Aer Lingus. Will I make it if I have checked baggage? I am scared my baggage won't go through and I will have to pick it up and do everything all over again. What about if I don't have any checked baggage- will I make it then?

     

    US Arrivals at FRA are being processed at Area A where they go through passport control only; (US departures use the Z gates).Your connecting Aer Lingus flight is in Terminal 1, Concourse A. Take the SkyLine train running inside security, which leaves every 2-3 mins. Note: Check with Air Berlin if they transfer bags to Aer Lingus! If not, you would have to pick up your bags and re-check them in with Aer Lingus.

     

  • TLV via FRA to DUB
    Jul 14, 2013
    2
    Arriving from Tel-Aviv via FRA to Dublin. 1 h 40 min layover. Will this be enough for smooth connection? Thanks!

     

    You have enough time. ElAl uses Concourse C of T1. (T1 with Concourses A,B & C also serves airlines belonging to the Star Alliance, while T2 with Concourses D & E serves non-Star members). The SkyLine train near B-8 connects to E & D gates of Terminal 2.

     

    Thanks! But I forgot to mention that both flights are those of Lufthanza

     

  • 1 hour to transfer?
    Jul 11, 2013
    1
    Arriving from US via TAP connecting to LH. Is one hour enough time to transfer?

     

    TAP does not have any flights from Frankfurt to the US. That flight is likely on Lufthansa as well.

     

  • Connecting via FRA and changing airlines
    Jul 11, 2013
    1
    US citizen (and paranoid about missing connections traveler) arriving FRA on an overnight US Air flight from Charlotte about 11:00 AM needing to connect to a Lufthansa flight to Hamburg at about 1:00 PM. Understand Lufthansa doesn't issue boarding passes for EU flights until the day of travel. Does this mean I'll need to claim a bag, clear customs, check in with Lufthansa (rechecking a bag), clear security, and still manage to find my gate all within 3 hours? If so, any brillent ideas for navigating this apparently "challenging" airport without resorting to anxiety medication would be greatly appreciated.

     

    You have plenty of time & Frankfurt Airport is well-marked and easy to navigate. 1. US Air & Lufthansa are both members of the Star Alliance - your bags will be automatically transferred to your departing flight. 2. On arrival, if you do not yet have a boarding card for your connecting flight, you can obtain one at the gate or at the Transfer Desk in the B Concourse of Terminal 1. 3. While US Airways will most likely use the C gates of Terminal 1, U.S. Arrivals are being processed at Area A (just follow the signs) where they go through passport control only ; (US departures use the Z gates upstairs of Satellite Concourse A). Lufthansa uses A & B gates. If you need to transfer inside Terminal 1 between B gates (T1B) and A (T1A), you can use transfer tunnel outside security, or the SkyLine train inside security, which leaves every 2-3 mins.

     

  • Distance between gates
    Jun 26, 2013
    2
    Flying from Lisbon on TAP with connecting Lufthansa flight to Denver. Only have 1 hour between flights. Will this be enough time?

     

    On arrival at FRA, you need to go through passport check at Area A; you connecting flight is out of Concourse A, Z gates (upstairs). You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Connecting to Croatia Airlines
    Jun 22, 2013
    1
    Hi. We only have 50 minutes to change from our flight on American Airlines to get to Croatia Airlines. Is this possible?

     

    Your first concern is to find out whether American is transferring bags to Croatia airline flight; if not you need to claim your bags & re-check them in with Croatia. On arrival you go through passport check at Area A. Croatia is most likely at Terminal 1, Concourse A. 50 mins. is very tight.

     

  • Connecting flight help.
    Jun 6, 2013
    0
    Hi. Need help for flight connection with 1 hour between flight. Arriving from Ottawa at Terminal 1 | Hall B And my next flight is Terminal 1 | Hall A | Counter 260-338 | Gate B only have 1 hour to spare. Thank you.

     

  • Lufthansa US to FRA to BCN with cat
    May 27, 2013
    1
    Hi - (1) where do we get the BCN flight in Frankfurt, is it near our US (From Sea-Tac) arrival gate? (2) do we go through passport or customs at FRA or in BCN or both? (3) Will it take us longer to transfer or go through passport or customs because we have a cat as carry-on? Thanks!

     

    At FRA, U.S. Arrivals (non-Schengen /foreign)are being processed at Area A where they go through passport control only; (US departures use the Z gates, which are one flight above A gates). If you need to transfer inside Terminal 1, between B gates (T1B)and A gates (T1A)- Lufthansa uses both - you can use either the transfer tunnel outside security, or the SkyLine train inside security, which leaves every 2-3 mins. Regarding cat - that depends on how German security is handling this - cannot advise you on that. On arrival at Barcelona, you are considered a 'Schengen' (domestic) flight.

     

  • CONNECTING UA TO LH1338 TO BUD
    May 12, 2013
    1
    My wife and I have a one hour connection. I understand we will arrive FRA Terminal A gates. Will our departure gate to BUD also be in Terminal A? I am seeing flights departing from A28 and A60. Is A60 on the upper level of Terminal A and shown on the terminal map at Z60?

     

    Terminal 1 at FRA is used by Lufthansa and its Star Alliance, including United & US Airways Terminal 2 by all other airlines). As an international arrival you will land at Concourse A building, separate from the main terminal, which has its A gates on the lower level and its Z gates on the upper level. If your connecting flight is out of B gates, use the connecting tunnel to the main terminal and proceed to C gates if necessary.

     

  • from Spain to SFO
    May 9, 2013
    1
    Hi, I have 45 min of connection between flight in FRA terminal 1 on Sunday. I come from Barcelona and I go to San Francisco. I only have 45 minutes between flights. Can someone help or advice me about connections betweens gates? :P Thank you!

     

    If you arrive at and depart from the same Terminal 1 of FRA, you will use either Z, B or C gates; your transfer time should suffice. This is the Concourse layout: Concourse Z (on upper level of Concourse A) is divided into gates Z11-25 (left) and Z50-69 (right) - accessible from the Tunnel connecting A, Z & B Concourse B, gates B1-B63: a transfer tunnel near B19 connects to A & Z gates; the SkyLine train near B-8 connects to E & D gates of Terminal 2. C gates are on the opposite side of A, B & Z piers, accessible from level 2 of the main terminal, with separate gate areas holding gates C1-C9, and gates C13-20 (located near D gates D32-35.)

     

  • Enough time
    Apr 25, 2013
    1
    My wife and I are flying from Nuremberg to Frankfurt and on to Denver. We have only 50 minutes in Frankfurt between the lufthansa flights (flight LH0147 and LH 0446. Is that enough--will they be doing passport control etc. My wife doesn't walk fast as she had a cardiac condition

     

    I don't believe there will be any passport control but there will likely be security at your gate. Frankfurt is built to handle tight connections.

     





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