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  • eu
    Sep 29, 2016
    hello! I have to go from gate Z15 to gate A11. I have enough time in 1h20? I depart to schengen ffrom non-schengen. thanks.


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Frankfurt to Barcelona
    Sep 18, 2016
    Arrive from Houston to Frankfurt at 8:40a - Frankfurt to Barcelona at 9:50a - will I make it? Thanks


    If both flights are on United/Lufthansa that should be just enough time.


  • Will I have enough time to transfer flight?
    Sep 12, 2016
    I'm planning a trip to fly from Calgary Alberta Canada to Venice Italy with connection at Frankfrut airport. Would a connection time of 1 hour 30 min. be enough? Also, the return flight will have a connection time of 1 hour 10 min. Would it be enough time? Please help. Thanks.


    I think that should be just enough time for both connections if everything is on the same reservation.


  • Connection AA to DBV with 1 hour 55 min
    Sep 12, 2016
    Hello, We are flying on AA from Dallas arriving Terminal 2 at 0830. Is it possible to clear customs and make it to Croatia Airlines to Dubrovnik Terminal 1 at 1025. We do have checked luggage. Not sure if American can interline our bags to DBV. Is 1 hour and 55 minutes enough time if we must claim and re check our luggage?


    If your bags aren't checked through and you have checked bags I think that will be very difficult.


  • Lisbon to Mexico with a layover in Frankfurt
    Aug 12, 2016
    Hello! I need to purchase a ticket from Lisbon to Mexico, and there is a 2 hour and 5 minute layover in Frankfurt. Both legs of the trip would be on Luftansa 1)Is this enough time to catch my connecting flight? 2) do I need to retrieve my luggage and check it again? Thank you for your patience!


    Yes, that is enough time. You won't have to do anything with your baggage.


  • Layover/ customs?
    Aug 1, 2016
    Hi, Im traveling from Boston to Budapest later this month and both my arriving and returning flights connect through Frankfurt with just over an hour layover. On my arriving flight do i need to pass through customs or switch terminals? is an hour enough time? Same on the departing flight? do i pass through any customs or switch terminals?


    whoops, also forgot to ask about having to pick up any of my luggage. I will have a checked bag.


  • Connection in FRA
    Jul 27, 2016
    I am flying from Birmingham UK to FRA (Lufthansa), then from FRA to Toronto (Air Canada). My flights are both in/out of terminal 1. I have 1 hour 20 mins for connection. Will I have to go through security and any kind of other checks? Will 1 hour 20 mins be enough time? I have a UK passport.


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


  • connection with carry on luggage
    Jul 19, 2016
    We will be arriving in Frankfurt on a United flight and plan on carrying our luggage on. If it is larger than Lufthansa allows will we be able to gate check it or will we have to go through a check in counter?


    You will either be allowed to carry it on or will be able to gate check it.


    Jul 13, 2016
    I'll be traveling from Chicago to FRA thru LH, and then from FRA to KIEV BORYSPOL! My question is... Do I have to recheck my luggage and go thru passport control? and if that is gonna be enough time between flighs? (2 hours and 20mins) Thank you!


    No, you do not have to go through passport control or do anything with your luggage if both flights are on the same reservation. You have enough time.


  • frankfurt transiting
    Jul 4, 2016
    i am a singaporean currently now in Denmark, will be flying from Billund to Innsbruck with transit flight in Frankfurt international airport. Question is will I have to go through the immigration check point again since it is within the EU region? thanks


    No, there will be no Immigration or passport controls on any of your flights .


  • enough time?
    Jun 11, 2016
    American traveling from Vienna to Frankfurt, then 1 hour later to Tampa Florida, all on Lufthansa ticket. Will I make my connection?


    Yes, that should be just enough time.


    Thank you!


    May 30, 2016
    DO I need a transit visa if I have very short stopovers in LHR and FRA while enroute to dEL?


    What is your Citizenship? Do you hold an entry visa or permanent residence to the US or UK?


    I am an Indian citizen.I only have canadian visa.


    Then you need a Schengen Airport Transit Visa.


    But i read on the uk and german gov websites that if i have a canadian valid visa i would not need it.


  • One hour 15 minute layover
    May 30, 2016
    Flight from Florence with 1 hours 15 min layover in FRA, connecting to continue to IAD. Enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • VISA
    May 18, 2016
    I'm from Brazil, and I'm going to Italy with stop in Frankfurt and my flight-back are 7 months after, only in December. But, I will stay in Italy only 25 days, after I going to London and stay there during 5 months, than I will back to Italy. I need a special visa for it? Could you help me?


    You can normally visit Italy or transit Germany without a Visa, but since you are staying so long, you will need a longer, multiple entry visa issued by an Italian consulate or embassy.


  • Connection at Frankfurt airport
    May 18, 2016
    Is enought time 1.5 hrs to connect from a flight coming from Minsk, Belarus to Frankfurt. I have to take the plane coming to Toronto, Canada. ALso, I have to check my luggages again?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation all you have to do is go through security and to your departure gate. You don't have to do anything with your baggage.


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