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Frankfurt am Main Airport in Germany.

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Language used at passport control in Frankfurt international airport

I will travel soon to Germany to attend a workshop at a university in Würzburg. The workshop is taught entirely in English. This is my first visit to Germany and I speak very little German. I was ...
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Short transit time in Frankfurt

I'm flying from Reykjavík to Ljubljana via Frankfurt. I will have checked luggage. Is a transit time of 45 minutes enough?
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Transfer time in Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

I am flying on September 2 from Rome, Italy to Orlando, Florida through Frankfurt, Germany. Both flights are on Lufthansa. How much transfer time do I need?
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Arrival meeting place at Frankfurt Airport [closed]

A friend is arriving in Frankfurt from Canada (premium economy), 10 minutes before I arrive from Australia (business class) We will take the train to Lake Konstanz from the station in the airport. ...
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How to transit at Frankfurt airport?

How to transit at Frankfurt airport? I will fly from Gothenburg (Sweden), and transit in Frankfurt. Then I continue to Hanoi (Vietnam). I need guidance on how to go from T1 to T2 in Frankfurt, ...
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Who to complain to about the speed of airport security at Frankfurt?

Usually I'm flying several times every month or two in Europe, and in the last few years I have seen that the situation at security check is worse and worse. One week ago I had a flight via Frankfurt....
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How long does the Gate-to-Gate airport transfer service in Frankfurt take?

How much time would it take a transfer between Terminal 2, D-area/pier, non-Schengen EU arrival and Terminal 1 (Condor gates?), departure to non-Schengen, non-EU destination, if I use the FRA airport "...
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Is 1h 45min enough layover time for connecting flight + passport control

I'm looking for an upcoming trip that has me transiting in Frankfurt via Lufthansa onwards to France - it's not a major city hence the need for a transit. The thing is, the proposed layover is 1h ...
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Where can I leave luggage in Frankfurt, either airport or train station?

I need to find a place to leave my luggage in lockers for 2 days in Frankfurt, either the airport (Terminal 1) or at the train station. I have to go by train to Stuttgart for 2 days without luggage. ...
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Can I buy a plug adapter in Frankfurt airport?

I'm going to travel from EU to US in a week and I need a plug adapter to charge my phone. But I'm having trouble finding a store that sells US to EU adapters in the city where I live (Riga). I'm ...
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Is 2 hours 20 minutes enough for a layover in Frankfurt Airport? [duplicate]

I'm studying abroad in Florence this summer and I'm trying to decide on the best layover option (flying from NYC). I've narrowed it down to Frankfurt via Lufthansa, but I'm paranoid about delays......
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Lufthansa Rail and Fly, How much time I need to change from train to plane?

I am travelling with Lufthansa Rail and Fly. Taking train from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt and then plane from Frankfurt to Baku. I have only 1hour, 12 mins layover in Frankfurt. Is it reasonable time to ...
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Where can I find a detailed map of Frankfurt Airport?

My grandmother will be flying through Frankfurt Airport and would need to switch terminals, so I'd like to send her a map in advance. Unfortunately the official website only hosts a simple schematic ...
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Birmingam - Frankfurt - Toronto connections

We are flying from Birmingham to Frankfurt to Toronto. Our single e-ticket displays all of our flights. There will be 1 hour 15 minutes once we land in Frankfurt to catch Toronto flight which is at ...
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Layover In Frankfurt

I am traveling soon to my home country and I have a layover in Frankfurt for 4-4.5 hours. I have some friends in Germany that I would like to see for an hour or so. I have a valid Schengen Visa ...
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Is my transit at FRA to Amsterdam domestic or international?

I'm traveling to Amsterdam from Oslo via Frankfurt. I have a single entry Schengen visa and Oslo will be the first point for me to enter the EU area. When I arrive in Frankfurt, should I go to the ...
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Repercussions of denied entry on Schengen zone without a visa

My mother, who had an expired Schengen visa from a previous trip in her passport, was just refused entry to the Schengen Area at Frankfurt, from where she was to take a connecting flight to Budapest. ...
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How long does it take to transfer between Frankfurt Airport's terminals?

I'm considering booking two flights on separate tickets through Frankfurt Airport. How much time should I include for a transfer between the terminals 1 and 2? I will be flying Schengen to non-...
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When travelling to Europe from India where should I buy my winter gear?

I am travelling to Germany, Poland and Spain in February this year, from India. It's going to be pretty chilly there and obviously I want to stay warm. I'm not sure where to get my winter gear. I am ...
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Rent clothing in Frankfurt / Being warm without cold weather clothing

I'm travelling to Thailand on the 12th January (in a few days). I'll have a connecting flight at Frankfurt and I'll stay there for eight hours. I was planning on going out to the city to visit a ...
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Where will I go through customs if I'm flying into Frankfurt Germany from the US?

I have a connection in Washington, DC and did not check any of my luggage when I checked in.
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Waiting at Frankfurt Airport Before Check-in

We are travelling abroad from Frankfurt airport. Our flight is at night 9 pm. But we plan to reach the airport by evening (3 pm), way before the 3 hours check-in time. So is there a warm place where ...
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45 Minute Layover in Frankfurt on a flight from the US to India. Do I need to rebook? [duplicate]

I booked a flight from the US to India which has a 45 minute layover in Frankfurt. I'm a decently experienced flier and I've handled one hour layovers in Abu Dhabi or half an hour layovers ...
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What is the customs process after entering Frankfurt International Airport?

For example, I have the Schengen visa issued by the embassy of Germany in Turkey. I've gotten the exit stamps on my Turkish passport and boarded the plane at the Ataturk International Airport in ...
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Can I transit through Germany with an unused Schengen-visa issued by Spain?

I am a Indian citizen, traveling to Mexico via Frankfurt (from Mumbai) with a multiple-entry Spanish Schengen visa. (The return journey would be Mexico-Munich-Mumbai.) As per official Mexican Visa ...
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Shortest A380 route from Frankfurt

Narrowing this question, I'd like to ask, what is the shortest route from Frankfurt served by Airbus A380? Or, if there is any non-intercontinental flight served by this type of plane? Lufthansa is ...
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Shortest wide-body route from Frankfurt

What is the shortest passenger route served by wide-body aircraft (i.e. B747, B777, A330, A340, A380 etc.), preferably on daily basis, preferably by Lufthansa (but any airline flying from Frankfurt ...
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Lufthansa - Rail & Fly at Frankfurt Airport

I am arriving at Frankfurt International Airport Terminal 1. I have a Rail&Fly ticket in co-operation with Deutsche Bahn. I would like to know where I should collect my luggage. The last time when ...
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Layover in Frankfurt for 1h40m - is it enough? What happens otherwise?

I have a flight from Stuttgart to Frankfurt whose ETA at Frankfurt is 9:10. I have a connecting flight from Frankfurt to Chennai at 10:50. Both the flights are booked as part of the same ticket. So, ...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

I will have a rather formal event which I will attend in rather formal (and less comfortable) clothing. After that I will head directly to the airport, without having an opportunity to change. If I ...
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How early to arrive at Frankfurt airport?

My Flight (with Adria Airways) leaves at 20:30 from terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport. (On a Wednesday if it matters:) I was thinking of arriving at the Airport from Göttingen with the ICE771 that ...
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Getting to Sembach, Germany from Frankfurt Airport

What would be the best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Sembach in Germany (and back), assuming that renting a car at airport and driving there directly is not an option. Google Maps tells ...
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Pickup at Frankfurt Airport at Terminal 1 during construction work

The arrival level of the Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport is not accessible by car due to construction work. The airport administration recommends use of car parks P1 to P5 instead. To me, this ...
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Minimum connection time at Frankfurt Airport for an International to Schengen transit

I'll be travelling from New Delhi to Warsaw in the end of September. Since there is no direct flight for this particular route, I'm not sure what would be best. The cheapest (and my preferred option) ...
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Transit visa to re-check luggage in Frankfurt (different airlines)

I'm a Colombian and I'll be traveling from Turkey to Colombia connecting in Frankfurt. First leg (IST-FRA) with Turkish airlines and second (FRA-BOG) with Lufthansa. Do I need to re-check my bags in ...
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5-hour wait for a bus at Frankfurt airport

On my way back after a flight to Frankfurt Airport (FRA), I have a five-hour wait at the airport before taking a Lufthansa bus to my final destination. Since the airport is only a few subway (S-Bahn) ...
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Can I transit through Frankfurt to Romania without a Schengen visa?

I am applying for a Romanian Short Stay Visa. I have a valid US visa. I am travelling from the US to Romania. Typically, I would need a Schengen Visa if I need to go to a Schengen Zone as my ...
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Day Room At or Near Frankfurt Airport

There is already a question about Sleeping at Frankfurt Airport. We are in the same situation with a 9 hours stop over during the day after a redeye flight, except that we would like more comfort than ...
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Arriving at night before Schengen visa valid date? [duplicate]

I'll be traveling to Germany this May and my planes would arrive at 4 May 20.30 at Frankfurt Airport but the Schengen visa that I received is valid only at 5 May. Is it possible to enter if it's only ...
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As a US passport holder, can I exit the airport during a layover in the Schengen area?

I have a lay over in Frankfurt (FRA) Airport for eight hours, and my final destation is Lisbon, Portugal. I hold a US Passport. Will I be able to go outside of FRA Aiport and join a sightseeing tour?
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International connecting flight in Frankfurt, operated by different airline

I am travelling from Prague to Atlanta with a connection in Frankfurt. The PRG-FRA segment is on Czech Airlines, while the FRA-ATL segment is on United. At what point(s) will I need to go through ...
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Travelling to Tunisia from Manchester airport connecting in Frankfurt

I am going to Tunisia in January, I fly with Lufthansa from Manchester airport stopping in Frankfurt for 50 minutes connecting to another Lufthansa flight and then onward to Carthage in Tunis. My ...
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Going from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz by train - DBahn Strike?

I need to go from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz this Saturday and I saw on the news that the German Rail is on strike. Are there going to be any trains this Saturday that connect Frankfurt Airport to ...
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Transit visa for Frankfurt, when traveling on separate tickets

I am a South African national based in Kuwait. I will be travelling to Dublin via Frankfurt. I will have two tickets issued online: one on Kuwait Airways KWI-FRA-KWI and another ticket on Aer Lingus, ...
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How many jetways are used in Frankfurt to deplane Boeing 747-400

How many jetways does United use on Boeing 747-400 flying into Frankfurt? We are seated in row 58 and have 1 hour 25 minutes to connect.
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One hour Lufthansa transit time in Frankfurt from Bangalore to Dublin

I have bought a ticket to travel from Bangalore (India) to Dublin (Ireland) via Frankfurt (Germany). Both of the flights is of Lufthansa and as a part of the same ticket. The transit time I will have ...
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How much time is needed in FRA?

How much time should I allow myself to get from Frankfurt Airport train station to Terminal 2, check in and fly (with Emirates Airline)? What if I check in online (but still have bags to drop off?)? ...
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Left luggage storage in Frankfurt (Main) train station or airport

Is there a left luggage facility at the main train station or (not as ideal but it will do) the airport? I'll need to leave the luggage there (a small suitcase) for about three days as I take a ...
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Should I have a transit visa in Frankfurt? [duplicate]

I have Syrian passport with USA visa. I will travel from USA to Lebanon but I have one stop in Frankfurt. I want to ask if I need visa to stay in the airport in Frankfurt until I have my next flight.
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Is layover time of 1hr and 5 min enough at Vienna International Airport to catch the next connecting flight?

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 ...