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The largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany

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While travelling from India to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, can the baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam?

I will be travelling to Amsterdam via Paris from India. Both legs of journey are on the same airline. Can my baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam without having to clear ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

My grandfather's flight, originally via Munich, Germany was canceled because of a Lufthansa strike at the German airports on Feb 7th starting at 4:00 am and ending on February 8th 7:11am. They've ...
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Frankfurt best Star Alliance lounge at Terminal 1 (international) departure

Next week I fly out of Frankfurt on Turkish airlines (economy) and there are several lounges available on Star Alliance Gold. Any recommendations on which might be the best lounge to use? I am ...
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Pecking order for lounge access: business class vs star alliance gold

I always assumed that business class travellers on an airline came above star alliance gold status members so far as lounge access policy was concerned. But I was just reading Lufthansa's policy for ...
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Can you get from Frankfurt Flughafen to Frankfurt City during a railway strike (Dec 8 2023)?

I'm scheduled to arrive in FRA airport in about 3 hours and need to get to the city for the night. The German Railway (Bahn) is on strike and it seems like chaos has ensued; it's very difficult to get ...
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Transiting in Frankfurt (Lufthansa) on US F1 visa with expiry date in the future but change of status approved to new visa

I am traveling from the USA to India on Lufthansa, transiting through Frankfurt (same terminal - one-hour layover). I have a USA F1 visa sticker with an expiry date of two years from now - 2026, on my ...
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Same flight taking one hour longer with same aircraft on different dates

I am trying to book a one way flight from Frankfurt to Delhi. While checking the Vistara official website I noticed that on two separate date 02.10 and 16.11. the flight is taking 08 H 40 m and 09 H ...
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Does my Cuban girlfriend who has a student residence permit in Romania need a Transit Visa to travel to Cuba through Frankfurt? [duplicate]

Hello and sorry if this has been asked a million times - I tried looking online and several websites seem to give conflicting answers. So basically my girlfriend is from Cuba and she is a student here ...
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Re-entry and exit crossed out stamps

I was recently granted Schengen visa (single entry) . After my stay, when leaving the Schengen area my flight was rebooked to the next day. So I technically had no where to go that night. German ...
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Travelling from Frankfurt airport to Mainz with lot of luggage

I will be flying into Frankfurt and from there and I need to travel to Mainz. I will be traveling with my family and we will have a considerable amount of luggage. Could anyone provide recommendations ...
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Flight LH947 Frankfurt

Please can you tell me what time did LH947 arrive in Frankfurt from Manchester UK on Wednesday 8th March as I missed my connecting flight at the airport
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Passport control and Schengen visa doubt

My flight from Bangalore to Amsterdam via Frankfurt has been cancelled and I have been given an alternate flight: Option 1: Take a different Swiss Air flight on the same day but via Zurich Airport. ...
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Travel from the US to Mumbai via Frankfurt on an expired H1B with a valid Canadian visitor visa

I am travelling from the US to India via Frankfurt (Germany) in a couple of weeks. My US H1B visa has expired (with an approved I-797), but I do have a valid Canadian visitor visa. The German Mission ...
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Frankfurt to Prague layover in Schwandorf

I have a trip from Frankfurt to Prague in December. I want to buy a train ticket and there is a short layover (5-6 minutes) in Schwandorf station. This can be a problem? Would you recommend buying the ...
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Transit at Frankfurt Airport

I am travelling to Toronto, Canada on Tourist Visa from India. My routing is from Delhi to Frankfurt on Air India and from Frankfurt to Toronto on Air Canada and returns YYZ to FRA on Air Canada and ...
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What’s with the Frankfurt ‘police roundups’?

I’ve been visiting Frankfurt and a few times around the train station I’ve seen this sort of scenario: a large number of police officers arrive on a street. they ‘line up’ a group of people, kind of ...
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Is HOTNAT valid when travelling between two ICE trains with two separate tickets?

Hi ticketing experts, I have a question about HOTNAT (“Hop on the next available train”) from RailTeam, which nobody from DB can seem to answer. On the phone they tell me they don’t know, and I get no ...
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Condor - Lufthansa Flight Change and Visa Requirement

I plan to take a Condor flight in mid-August from Canada to Germany and change to Lufthansa at Frankfurt for my final destination in Turkey, without carrying checked-in luggage. I learned from the ...
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Travelling to a conference in Frankfurt and unvaccinated

I am planning to visit Frankfurt from within the EU for a conference by plane. I am not vaccinated at all against COVID-19. Can I still travel to the conference? Edit: EU citizen living in Ireland, ...
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Do I need a Schengen transit visa to travel from India to the US with transit at Frankfurt and London

I am an Indian citizen and have a valid US visa. I am planning to travel to the US from India with layovers at Frankfurt and London. The itinerary is BOM -> FRA -> LHR -> EWR I came across an ...
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Do I need digital registration (einreiseanmeldung) in Germany if I have an onward flight from there (different PNR) and do not exit the airport?

This question arose due to my upcoming flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt and then Frankfurt to Delhi. The two flights are with different airlines and different PNRs. Stockholm - Frankfurt (...
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Getting a covid test while transiting through Frankfurt or Zurich

Due to the current Canadian restrictions travel restrictions for individuals in Omicron hotspots, they will need to "Obtain, within 72 hours of departure, a valid negative COVID-19 molecular test ...
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Can I combine a Deutsche Bahn city ticket with an RMV S-Bahn single ticket?

I am travelling to Frankfurt on a Deutsche Bahn ICE train. I plan to get off at Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof and take an RMV S-Bahn or RE train to Frankfurt airport. The ICE ticket is a Sparpreis ...
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Are pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries open airside in Terminal 1, Frankfurt

I’m due to fly Lufthansa/Condor from Manchester > Frankfurt > Holguin on 19 December, transiting airside. Does anyone know what pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries are open airside in ...
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Transit in FRA (flight from non-Schengen to non-Schengen), COVID test required or not?

I am flying from Canada to Russia with a transit (in non-Schengen area) in Frankfurt. I have checked the most recent travel regulations for this case on the Lufthansa website ( https://lufthansa....
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FRA airport: Where to pay for my pet in cabin? How do you reach check in after arriving at FRA?

Please be aware that my question stems from a basic lack of knowledge of airports. First of all: I'm moving to Berlin from Austin, and I'm doing so with my cat in cabin. The flights will be Austin-...
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regular travel from Frankfurt to Schwalbach am Tanus (nord)

I am planning to take a job that is based in Schwalbach am Tanus (nord) area. However, I want to live in Frankfurt city. What kind of travel pass (monthly/yearly) would be suitable for such a ...
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Stay at Frankfurt/Main airport

I will be arriving in Frankfurt one day before my flight via train. Is there any way to stay at the airport one night? And one more question: Is there any Internet cafe for taking documents print out. ...
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19 hrs layover in Frankfurt. Have US and Canada valid visa . Can go out of airport without transit visa [duplicate]

Do i require a transit visa during my 19 hr layover in Frankfurt? Travelling with family to Toronto. Having valid US Visa also. We are Indian family. Can we go out of Airport during long layover and ...
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Is arriving at FRA by train 3 hours before my flight early enough?

I am arriving Frankfurt(M)Flughafen by a DB bahn train from Hannover, which reaches at 11:17. My flight is from the Frankfurt airport terminal 2 at 14:15. Do I have sufficient time to reach the ...
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Will Condor through-check baggage onto Lufthansa flights on separate tickets?

My next trip is with Lufthansa to Frankfurt, connecting to a Condor flight to Holguin, Cuba. My outbound journey involves an overnight layout in Frankfurt, while my return trip has a 3 hour connection ...
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FRA - Transit between 1B and 1C, reclear security/immigration?

How long will I need for a non-schengen to non-schengen transit from Frankfurt 1B to 1C? Will I have to expect longer travel times due to immigration or security checks? I couldn't find a definite ...
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ICE from Frankfurt to Limburg

I need to reach Limburg a.d. Lahn, Limburg Bf, so when I search for trains online on DBahn, it shows many Limburg options: I don't find many ICE trains to reach Limburg Lahn, hence is it okay to take ...
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Locker size at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf [closed]

I have 2 big luggage (size no. 2) and 1 travelling bag (flight cabin size). Can I use 1 locker to fit them all? Otherwise I will pack into only 2 luggages . Thanks!
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Airport transit visa Frankfurt

I am traveling to India from USA with a 7 hr layover in Frankfurt. I have valid F-1 visa till Jun 2020 (unexpired). But this year from OCT 1, 2019, my status has been changed to H-1. I do not have H-1 ...
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Luggage storage at Frankfurt Airport, can someone else pick up the bag?

Is there a way to have one person store a bag at the Frankfurt Airport and another person retrieve it? Or does it require the same key to open the locker? I am leaving a bag with a friend but we are ...
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Using library in Frankfurt as a short-term visitor

What options do I have if I want to spend some hours in a reading room of a library in Frankfurt? I won't be long in the city, nor have an address that's not a hotel, so, can't apply for any card or ...
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If I have a 5 hour layover in Frankfurt, how much time do I have to explore the city? (Quick) [duplicate]

I need help on how many attractions I can cover with a layover at Frankfurt for 5 hours. It is a connecting flight from Delhi to Frankfurt, then Frankfurt to Philadelphia. The flight is happening on 8/...
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What to do in case of a non EU national leaving the aiport without a passport stamp?

Me and my mom arrived in Germany at Frankfurt airport. We flew to Frankfurt from Skopje via Ljubljana. We passed passport control in Ljubljana, but in Frankfurt, we headed towards the baggage claim ...
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Traveling from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe

I am traveling from Frankfurt airport to Karlsruhe in Saturday evening. I will reach Frankfurt airport around 18:40. Is there any direct train/bus from Frankfurt airport to Karlsruhe that time? Is ...
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Do I have to re-check luggage on connecting flight?

My first flight will be from Amsterdam to Frankfurt , and then from Frankfurt to Newark . Is it necessary to reclaim my luggage or is it done for me ?
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Travel from USA to India via frankfurt - H1b is valid but stamping expired (i94 expired)

My i94 expired recently but my extension is approved till 2022. Can I travel to India through Frankfurt? I will be going for stamping when I go to India.
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Very early check-in in Frankfurt airport

In some east-asian airports is possible to check-in several hours in advance, so that you can spend time more time inside the airside of the airport (so you can use the lounge for example). I wonder ...
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Can we travel to India via Frankfurt (transit) with an expired Canadian visa? [duplicate]

Can we travel to India via Frankfurt (transit) with an expired Canadian visa? We do not have any other country's visa. I am an Indian Citizen and my Canadian visa expired last Nov 2018. Now returning ...
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Transit visa for Frankfurt for Indian national on h1b I797A [duplicate]

My change of status from F1 to H1b was recently approved and I have I797A with me. My F1 visa stamped in my passport is still valid and I am going to home country(India) to get the H1b stamping done. ...
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8 hours stay at frankfurt [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani passport holder, and a permanent resident of Canada, with PR card. Travelling via Frankfurt by Air Canada. Can I visit the city during this 8-hour layover or does it require any ...
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Does Frankfurt airport offer baggage storage reservations? [duplicate]

Need storage at airport for 8days for excess luggage and wish to secure same in advance of arrival.
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Skiing near Frankfurt 18-23 February

I will be in Frankfurt on business in February. What are the nearest ski resorts that cater for beginners and kids? Is there snow at that time of year?
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Visiting Frankfurt on a 3-hour layover

We have a 3 hour layover in Frankfurt, on the way to Rome. My husband wants to leave to get a bite to eat and see a small part of the city. Will we have enough time? Is this a smart idea?
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How much time is required to walk from Frankfurt Terminal 1 Z gates to C gates?

I'm travelling to India from USA via Frankfurt. I have a layover of 1 hour and 35 mins at frankfurt. It would be really nice if someone can tell me how much time it takes to walk from Terminal 1 Z ...
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