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I am travelling to San Francisco, and my itinerary has two layovers, first leg of the journey is from DEL(Delhi) to Vienna (layover 1 hour 5 min) the second leg is from Vienna to Frankfurt (layover 1 hour 20 min) and final flight from FRA to SFO.

I am panicking over the fact that if a layover of 1hour 5min and 1 hour 20 min respectively would be enough for me to make my connection flights.

Please let me know if I should take the risk or cancel and reschedule my flight.

Edit- My flight arrives at Vienna international airport and leaves from the same, and for second leg it arrives at Frankfurt international airport. Also I do not have to collect the luggage as the entire journey is via Lufthansa.

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Is it one ticket? –  andra May 15 '13 at 18:08
    
Yes, I have one ticket and the entire journey is via Lufthansa airline. I have edited the original post as well. –  rg.us May 15 '13 at 18:13

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Since you have one ticket, you don't have to worry. If you miss your connection you will get transferred to the next available flight. Also most flights these days arrive ahead of time.

There is this epic answer that explains this in detail.

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I am aware of this, but my biggest concern stems from the fact that- I have to be back in San Fran on a specific day so I can not afford to miss the connection flight. = –  rg.us May 15 '13 at 18:18
    
In that case I would contact Lufthansa for advise. I assume since they offer you that connection they will make sure you can make it. Also lengthy delays from your journey will cost them. –  andra May 15 '13 at 18:20
    
Thanks a lot for the reply. Also do I need schengen visa(or any visa) since my flight is from Vienna to Frankfurt –  rg.us May 15 '13 at 18:22
    
That is a different question I would ask as a seperate question –  andra May 15 '13 at 18:24
    
@rg.us If you do have to be back back at a specific date, just travel one day earlier ... –  PERSONA NON GRATA May 15 '13 at 18:29

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