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Rent clothing in Frankfurt / Being warm without cold weather clothing

You can "simulate" renting some warm clothing in Frankfurt. There is an Oxfam shop in Sachsenhausen, about a 20 - 25 minute walk or about EUR 12 for a taxi from the central train station. Oxfam is ...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

If you're willing to pay a bit to avoid hassle, Frankfurt Airport has 5 shower facilities scattered throughout its terminals that can be rented for 6 euros. The stalls aren't exactly luxurious, but ...
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Language used at passport control in Frankfurt international airport

As at most international airports in Europe, all of the passport control officers will speak English. I was there a month ago, speak no German, and had no problem communicating with them.
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Who to complain to about the speed of airport security at Frankfurt?

From the Frankfurt airport website: The Federal Police will also deal with compliments and complaints concerning aviation security matters. Airport Security Check +49 (0) 69 690 - ...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

JPatokal gives the answer for FRA, but in every restroom in every US airport there is a handicapped stall, where it is easy to change, and typically two clothing hooks to help you.
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Who to complain to about the speed of airport security at Frankfurt?

Let me try to handle your implicit question, which I assume is "what can I do to prevent this next time?". If you are in a line for security, and think there is a danger of you missing a flight, then ...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

Right after security checks (at least in the terminal I used) there were two changing rooms that are probably used for extra security checks. I asked the security staff if I could use it to get ...
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Is there a prayer room in Frankfurt airport?

Yes. The Frankfurt Airport website page on Muslim prayer rooms says: Friday prayers are held in the Muslim prayer room in Terminal 1 every Friday at the time stated in the prayer calendar. Prayer ...
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Is there a prayer room in Frankfurt airport?

Yes there is near gate B26. There are rooms for multiple faiths It provides wudu area both for brothers and sisters
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Is 1 hr between arrival in Frankfurt and flight departure with Etihad Airways enough?

Is that enough? No. I strongly recommend against that. You'll be arriving at "Fernbahnhof" which is pretty far away from the Terminal 1 building and you still need to get to Terminal 2 ...
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Who to complain to about the speed of airport security at Frankfurt?

While police will be present at the airport, actual checks may be done by contractors. The companies who provide security services are under pressure to keep costs low. These security contractors are ...
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Who to complain to about the speed of airport security at Frankfurt?

From my experiences with airports and airlines, often the best way is the 'public' image. Emails can be ignored, phone calls diverted (not saying this is always the case), but social media managers ...
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Is my transit at FRA to Amsterdam domestic or international?

You are correct that Norway is not in the EU -- but what matters for passport control is not EU membership, but Schengen, and Norway is in the Schengen area. So both your flights will be Schengen-...
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Repercussions of denied entry on Schengen zone without a visa

Having been refused entry once does not change your mother's legal situation for future visa applications. There is no ban or mandatory waiting period she has to let run before she can apply for a ...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

A few suggestions of various locations which might work depending on your situation and locale: Find a local gym or hotel or any other place that may have a changing room or private space, and ask if ...
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Is 2 hours 20 minutes enough for a layover in Frankfurt Airport?

Typically, an hour is already enough in Frankfurt. However, there can always be an uncommonly long line or some other issue, and then two hours are better. Your main concern should be that LH ...
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Are they entitled to a hotel accommodation during transit?

If these are two separate tickets, the answer is definitely "NO" If this is a single ticket, I assume its Lufthansa (since you are going though Frankfurt). This answer would be "highly ...
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Layover in Frankfurt for 1h40m - is it enough? What happens otherwise?

You will have to go through passport control as you are exiting the Schengen zone. This in and of itself can easily soak up the 1:40 that you have available to you. Not to mention the time it takes ...
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Is 1 hr between arrival in Frankfurt and flight departure with Etihad Airways enough?

That connection will be very difficult to make. If you did not book the train and plane on one ticket, then Etihad doesn't owe you anything since you did not appear. They are not responsible for ...
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Can you get from Frankfurt Flughafen to Frankfurt City during a railway strike (Dec 8 2023)?

Local transport (U-Bahn, Bus, Tram) is still running. Bus 61: Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Terminal 1 to Frankfurt (Main) Südbahnhof 61 Route: Fahrpläne, Haltestellen & Karten - Frankfurt (Main) ...
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Shortest wide-body route from Frankfurt

To my knowledge the shortest wide body scheduled passenger service from Frankfurt is the British Airways flight BA0903 to London Heathrow which is operated by a Boeing 767. For a short time after ...
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Lufthansa - Rail & Fly at Frankfurt Airport

AIRail is a collaboration between Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa to transport passengers by train instead by aircraft from one airport to the other. This trips are like flying, since you get a boarding ...
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Where will I go through customs if I'm flying into Frankfurt Germany from the US?

At Frankfurt of course. First you clear immigration, then you walk through the baggage claim area and enter the customs area, picking the green or red lane depending on whether you have anything to ...
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Is my transit at FRA to Amsterdam domestic or international?

Frankfurt airport is not separated into a ‘domestic’ and an ‘international’ area. Rather, the flights are allocated a gate and the gate number includes a letter for the area (A, B or C in terminal 1, ...
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Language used at passport control in Frankfurt international airport

Being a German citizen, I can't really speak for travellers coming to Frankfurt from outside the EU. However, most people you will get in touch with at a German airport will be able to communicate in ...
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Language used at passport control in Frankfurt international airport

I've been to Germany many times as an exchange student and to visit friends, my experience of Hamburg and Cologne international airports was that they spoke English just fine, I doubt Frankfurt Intl ...
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Can I transit through Germany with an unused Schengen visa issued by Spain?

As an Indian national you would ordinarily need an Airport Transit Visa in order to make an airside transit at a German airport. However, holding a valid type C visa from any Schengen state exempts ...
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