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  • LH T1 to BA T2
    Mar 19, 2016
    2
    I have an LH flight arriving T1 at 15:00 then a BA flight leaving T2 at 17:15. They have different reservations, so I have to get bags and re-check-in. Is there enough time??

     

    Where is your Lufthansa flight from?

     

    Hi there, I will be facing more or less the same transfer soon. I have 3 hrs 20 mins to go through security, get my checked in luggage, check in for the BA flight and get to the gate. Is this possible? Do share your experience if you have already made the journey. Thank you.

     

  • budapest-frankfurt-new york
    Mar 4, 2016
    8
    I'll be flying from Budapest to New York via Frankfurt, booked on same ticket, both flights on terminal 1, connection time is 50 min. Should I be worried about making it trough security in time or about the baggage transfer?

     

    forgot to mention that flights are operated by Lufthansa, LH1339 arriving in Frankfurt at 16:20, LH404 departing at 17:10. Thanks for your responses!

     

    That will be difficult, but not impossible.

     

    Hi Daniel, I'm in the same situation. When will you fly? As far as I know LH 1339 goes to A gates and LH 404 is supposedly departing from Z gates so it should be easy to do if passport check and security goes well. Could you give an update if you made it and how difficult it was?

     

    Hi Andras! As I was worried, I have called Lufthansa. They said there will be no problem with the transfer because we will only have to get from one plane to another without security check! And yes, flight 1339 will arrive on A and 404 will depart from Z gates - no secury control between these zones. They said that a security check will be performed as we will arrive on JFK. However, we will only fly in June so the update will have to wait! :)

     

    Can I ask when in June? We'll be flying on the 11th on the same line. Its good to know there is no security check between A and Z!! I didn't know that. I've also called LH but they were not particularly helpful so all the info I got about the gates is from FlightRadar tracks :)

     

    Well then we are on the same plane, we leave on the 11th also!!! The return will be on July 2nd (arrival on 3rd). We should keep in touch for any new information until then!

     

    Very cool :D Then at least we can help each other, where to go when we're there. Let's keep in touch then!

     

    For simplicity's sake, you can find me on facebook: Dani Cupar, from Cluj-Napoca, aviation ethusiast :)

     

  • 1hr30 minute connection time from ATH-FRA then FRA-SFO
    Feb 29, 2016
    2
    Hi, we will be flying Lufthansa from ATH-FRA and there will be a 1h30 min connection before our United FRA-SFO flight (this is all on one reservation). I tried doing some searches and it seems like both flights are at Terminal 1, but I'm not sure. Do you think this connection is enough time? Also, if anyone has experience with where these flights are located terminal-wise, that'd be very helpful too! Thank you!

     

    Yes, both flights are in Terminal 1. Yes, you should have enough time.

     

    Thanks so much for your reply, ZAP!

     

  • Can I Make the Flight
    Feb 27, 2016
    1
    Leaving on Luthansa from Warsaw and landing in Frankfurt at 8:45 AM. Flight for Orlando leaves Frankfurt at 10:05 AM on Condor airlines. Will I have time to make the flight to Orlando after my flight from Warsaw? Any responses would be appreciated.

     

    If both tickets are on the same reservation that should be just enough time.

     

  • YYC-FRA-TXL
    Feb 27, 2016
    1
    can anyone tell me if I have to collect luggage and clear German customs in FRA if connecting thru within 2hours to TXL- all flights on 1 ticket. ???

     

    No, you do not have to claim your bags in Frankfurt. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • Navigation and Security Question going from A15 to B25
    Feb 27, 2016
    1
    Wanted to get a idea on how to make connection in FRA. Will be arriving from USA at Gate A15 and making a connection at Gate B25. Would appreciate any info on how to get from A15 to B25 and if I will have to go through Passport/Security Checkpoints. Will be traveling to Istanbul. Thanks

     

    You will not go through passport control since you are not entering the Schengen Area. FRA Terminal 1 is a well-marked labyrinth. Just follow the signs to your departure gate and you'll be OK.

     

  • Transfer within 1hr 20 min
    Feb 25, 2016
    1
    Hi, we will be traveling to Frankfurt from the USA. We are thinking of purchasing tickets from Frankfurt to Milan but there would only be about 1hr and 20 minute layover. Realistically would this be feasible? This would not be considered a 'connecting' flight. We would be arriving to Frankfurt around 1pm and the the flight we'd like to take leaves at 2:20 pm. There is another flight that leaves at 2:40 pm as well. Any insight you might have would be appreciated. We've never traveled to Europe and have no idea of what to expect at customs. Thank you

     

    With 2 separate reservations you'd have to go with a later flight than that. 2 hours connection time minimum, 3 hours recommended.

     

  • LIS-YYZ
    Feb 25, 2016
    3
    Coming from Lisbon to Toronto. Is 1 hour enough time to connect.

     

    That should be barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

    Thanks. Now I'm worried. Do I have to go through passport control and security

     

    You will go through Schengen Exit passport control. You will not go through security.

     

  • transit UK through FRANKFURT to Canada
    Mar 1, 2016
    4
    Hi there, can anyone tell me I am transiting FRANKFURT to go to Canda (coming from the UK) - do I need to go through Frankfurt passport control or can I transit directly to my Calgary Dept gate??

     

    Since you are not entering the Schengen Area you should be able to go directly to your departure gate.

     

    Oh ok, now I am confused as after I posted this I called Lufthansa and they told me that I do have to go through security and passport control again at Frankfurt..... which is a pain in the ass if I do as I will have done all that in the UK......

     

    You definitely shouldn't have to go through passport control as you are not entering the Schengen Area.

     

    Zap...journey done. For info, on this route you do have to go through passport control and security again at Frankfurt. I only just made it with 10 mins to spare.

     

  • YVR > FRA > BER
    Mar 1, 2016
    12
    Flying from Canada to Berlin with a connecting flight in Frankfurt. I can opt for either a 1.5 hour layover in FRA or for a 2.5 hour layover. Is 1.5 hours enough time?

     

    ^ the flights are through Lufthansa booked together. Wasn't sure about if my 1.5 hour connection will be enough time if I have to go through security in FRA. I'd really want to take the 1.5 hour layover though if I can

     

    I'd book the 1.5 hour. you'll probably make it. if you don't there will probably be seats available on the flight an hour later.

     

    Okay, it is a 1 hour 45 min connection. Do you know if I will have to go through security check or passport? I'm flying in June, the peak travel season, so I didn't want to risk getting on another flight if they're all full

     

    You will go through passport control in Frankfurt.

     

    I have 1 hour 30 layover and I was told that was more than enough - the limit is 1 hour.

     

    1 hour is a bit optimistic

     

    I am flying from UK transiting FRANKFURT to Calgary. Do you think I will still need to go through Passport Control and Security if I have already done all this in the UK?? Lufthansa seem to think I will but seems a bit crazy if Ive already done it in UK.

     

    Since you are not entering the Schengen Area you should not have to go through passport control.

     

    Dude.. Make your own comment... Shouldn't ask your question as a reply on my post since it's unrelated and not helpful to my original post. Now I'm getting notifications from the replies. Do you not know basic forum/internet skills?

     

    ^in response to denisemr1

     

    Well DUDE.... I was trying to be helpful to you in my initial comment on your thread.....but as I have now been through Frankfurt and am now in Canada I wont share my experience on your thread in fear I may upset you again.

     

    Not really helpful because you're flying from the UK, which will be different from my situation. already bought my flight so I don't need your help. Now the question is, how do we close this thread?

     

  • 60min layover
    Mar 1, 2016
    2
    Flying united from Manchester (UK) to Frankfurt connecting flight to Detroit (also United) with carry on bag. Will 60mins be enough

     

    You don't have to ask the same question twice.

     

    Hi there i have just done this route but to Canada and i had 1.5 hrs and only made it with 10 mins to spare so i would say 1 hr is pushing it dependant upon where the plane ties up. I had to go from A to B tho and through passport control and security again at Frankfurt and there was a big queue.

     

  • from concourse A or Z to concourse c
    Feb 22, 2016
    1
    How to move swiftly from concourse Z or A to concourse C. Is security check required again in case of transiting from USA to India by same airlines.

     

    No, there should be no security check or passport control. You should be able to go directly to your departure gate.

     

  • VCE-FRA-PHL Connection time
    Feb 18, 2016
    2
    We are flying from Venice arriving at 0835 on LH our connection via AA to PHL departing at 1100. They are two separate tickets. Will we have enough time to deplane, collect luggage, clear customs, change terminals, check in and make it to the gate?? My thanks

     

    That should be barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. You won't have to go through any checks upon arrival because Italy and Germany are both in the Schengen Area.

     

    Great...thanks so much!!

     

  • 55 min connection time
    Feb 19, 2016
    2
    Arriving from HEL, departing to ZRH - both flight on LH, Termninal 1. Is 55 minutes sufficient? Thanks!

     

    Yes, since everything is within the Schengen Area that should be enough time.

     

    Thanks a lot!

     

  • no English ,no German need quick connection
    Feb 22, 2016
    4
    On March 21st connection between LH 1133 from BCN with LH 510 to Buenos Aires. Pls need instructions in advance. Passport control could be done in Spain? Pax does not speak neither English nor German, only Spanish. Thanks for your help!

     

    Schengen exit passport control will be in Frankfurt. Just follow signs to the departure gate and you'll get where you're going.

     

    Thank you very much for your advise, very precise. It sounds like is really on the other side of the airport and she has overweight and suffers of COPD.Any way to faster transit?

     

    She can request wheelchair service by calling Lufthansa. That might be the best option.

     

    Thank you very much

     

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