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  • 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.


  • Connection Question
    May 18, 2016
    I arrive FRA Terminal 1 from Philadelphia on United 9199 operated by Lufthansa @ 7:40am. I want to catch another Lufthansa Flight LH1202 operated by Lufthansa @ 9:45am. Will I have to go through customs, security and reclaim my bag and get back in line at the Lufthansa counter to begin the process all over again or bags will transfer and I will just travel through the Transfer Gate right to my flight to BSL?


    You will go through schengen passport control and go to your departure gate. You have enough time. You dont' have to do anything with your bags or go through security.


    Thank you for your replay ZAP. I forgot to tell you I need to purchase the FRA- BSL - it will be a separate flight - so if I have to go through customs, security, get bag -do you still think 2hrs will be enough time?


    If you have to do that it will be difficult, but since both flights are on Lufthansa the agent in Philadelphia should be able to check your bags through to Basel.


  • Trf between Airlines at FRA
    Apr 19, 2016
    My girlfriend is arriving into FRA at 6:05AM on China Eastern. Then has a flight out on British Airways at 7:25AM. Both Airlines are in Terminal 2. One agent booked both flights but I don't think they will be considered the same ticket. Will she have enough time to collect baggage and re-check in?


    She will have to ask the China Eastern agent in her origin.


  • make a connection
    Apr 17, 2016
    arriving at FRA from LJU at 8:30 with bags to check. Can I make a 10:30 from FRA


    What airline are you flying from Ljubljana? What airline are you flying out of Frankfurt? Where are you flying to?


  • Making a connection in FRA
    Apr 8, 2016
    We have a Condor flight out of FRA on 06/30 at 2:05pm on 06/30. We will arrive at FRA from Paris on Air France at 11:20 am with luggage checked. Is this plenty of time for a connection?


    That should be enough time assuming the flight from Paris is on-time. Since you'll have to transfer your bags yourself between terminals you might have to take the shuttle bus to Terminal 1.


  • USA to Frankfurt to Krakow
    Mar 22, 2016
    I'm traveling from Newark in the USA to Krakow with a 55 minute layover in Frankfurt. I will check my luggage to my final destination. All flights with Lufthansa. Is 55 minutes enough time?


    It should be just enough time if your first flight is on-time.


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