Lounge types and access

Find out about the different types of lounge and their respective entry rules. Entry to the lounges is determined either by the booking class of your ticket or by the privileges granted by your customer card.

Lounge entry rules

Lufthansa
First Class
Lounge
(1) / (2) / (3)
Lufthansa
Senator
Lounge (3)
Lufthansa Business Lounge (3)Lufthansa Welcome Lounge (3) / (4)
Lufthansa and SWISS
First Class Ticket
First Class boarding pass for an arriving/departing LH/LX flight on the same dayFirst Class boarding pass for an arriving/departing LH/LX flight on the same dayFirst Class boarding pass for an arriving/departing LH/LX flight on the same dayFirst Class boarding pass for an arriving/departing LH/LX flight on the same day
Star Alliance
First Class Ticket
No accessFirst Class Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flightFirst Class Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flightSWISS and United Airlines First Class boarding pass for an arriving intercontinental flight on the same day
Miles & More HON Circle Member CardValid HON Circle Member Card and boarding pass for a same-day arriving / departing Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* flightValid HON Circle Member Card and boarding pass for a same-day arriving / departing Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* flight
Valid HON Circle Member Card and boarding pass for a same-day arriving / departing Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* flightValid HON Circle Member card and boarding pass for an arriving Lufthansa/SWISS flight on the same day or for an arriving Star Alliance flight, in combination with a Lufthansa connecting flight on the same day
Miles & More Senator CardNo accessValid Senator Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* boarding pass for a same-day arriving / departing flightValid Senator Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* boarding pass for a same-day arriving / departing flightValid Senator Card and boarding pass for a same-day arriving Lufthansa intercontinental flight
Star Alliance Gold CardNo accessValid Star Alliance Gold Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance boarding pass for same-day departing flightValid Star Alliance Gold Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flightValid United Airlines MileagePlus Global Services card and boarding pass for a same-day inbound United Airlines intercontinental flight
Lufthansa / Star Alliance Business Class TicketNo accessNo accessBusiness Class boarding pass for same-day Lufthansa / Star Alliance departing flightBusiness Class boarding pass for a same-day Lufthansa or United inbound intercontinental flight
Lufthansa Premium Economy TicketNo accessNo accessValid voucher and Premium Economy boarding pass of a departing Lufthansa flight on the same day (5)Valid voucher and Premium Economy boarding pass of an arriving Lufthansa flight on the same day (5)
Miles & More Frequent Traveller CardNo accessNo accessValid Frequent Traveller Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance / Codeshare partner* boarding pass for a same-day departing flightValid Frequent Traveller Card and boarding pass for a same-day arriving Lufthansa intercontinental flight

* Air Dolomiti, Air Malta, Eurowings, Jetblue Airways, Luxair, TAM Linhas Aéreas

(1) Access to the First Class Terminal at Frankfurt Airport is only possible with a confirmed same-day departing First Class flight on Lufthansa or SWISS. HON Circle Members may access the First Class Terminal with a same-day departing flight on Lufthansa, SWISS or Austrian Airlines. Access to the First Class Terminal is not permitted for arriving passengers.

(2) To access the First Class Terminal and the First Class Lounges travelling companions must present a valid boarding pass for the same flight as the passenger who invited them. Life partners, spouses and children under 18 years must present a valid boarding pass for a flight departing on the same day as the passenger who invited them.

Travelling companions, spouses or life partners and children must leave the lounge at the same time as the passenger who invited them.

(3) You may take babies and infants under two years of age, i.e. up to their second birthday, into a lounge with you at any time.

(4) The following passengers may also access the Lufthansa Welcome Lounge at Frankfurt Airport:

- Passengers arriving in Frankfurt after a Lufthansa intercontinental flight (First and Business Class) via Dusseldorf or Munich.

- Passengers arriving in Frankfurt after a SWISS intercontinental flight (First and Business Class) via Geneva or Zurich.

- Intercontinental routes are flights with flight numbers LH401-LH799 or from ALG, BEY, CMN, GOJ, IST, KUF, KZN, LCA, SVX, TUN, ESB, TIP, DME, VKO, ROV, PEE.

(5) The purchasable vouchers for lounge access apply exclusively to the Lufthansa Business Lounges in Germany, the USA and Paris Charles de Gaulle.
The vouchers can be obtained at the Lufthansa ticket counters at the respective airports as well as at the lounge reception desks at Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf airports.

The current admission fee for adults to the Business Lounges is 25 euros in Europe and 35 US dollars in the USA. For children from 2 to 12 years of age it is 15 euros in Europe.
Access to the Lufthansa Welcome Lounge in Frankfurt costs 50 euros for adults and 35 euros for children aged from 2 to 12 years.

Advice for passengers who are departing with Eurowings:

  • Passengers have free access to the Lufthansa Senator and Business Lounges in Germany provided they have a Miles & More HON Circle Member or Senator Card.
  • Passengers who have booked the Eurowings BEST fare and Frequent Travellers who have booked the SMART fare are entitled to use the Lufthansa Business Lounges on the day of their flight.
  • Passengers who have a Star Alliance Gold Card, however, do not have access to the Lufthansa Lounges. Exceptions to this are the Star Alliance Gold Card customers of the airlines United Airlines (UA) and All Nippon Airways (NH), who receive access to Lufthansa’s Senator and Business Lounges.

Further information is available via the following link: www.eurowings.com.

Access Rules Star Alliance Partner Lounges

Star Alliance Partner First Class LoungeStar Alliance Partner Business Lounge
Lufthansa / Star Alliance First Class TicketFirst Class boarding pass for a same-day departing flightFirst Class boarding pass for a same-day departing flight
Miles & More HON Circle Member CardNo accessValid HON Circle Member Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flight
Miles & More Senator CardNo accessValid Senator Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flight
Star Alliance Gold CardNo accessValid Star Alliance Gold Card and Lufthansa / Star Alliance boarding pass for a same-day departing flight
Lufthansa / Star Alliance Business Class TicketNo accessLufthansa / Star Alliance Business Class boarding pass for a same-day departing flight
Lufthansa Premium Economy TicketNo accessNo access
Miles & More Frequent Traveller CardNo accessNo access

Lounge Companions

Lufthansa Lounges (6)Lufthansa Welcome LoungeStar Alliance Partner (7) and Contract (8) Lounges
Lufthansa und SWISS First Class TicketOne companion plus spouse / partner plus children under the age of 18One companion plus spouse / partner plus children under the age of 18One companion
Star Alliance First Class TicketOne companionNo accessOne companion
Miles & More HON Circle Member CardOne companion plus spouse / partner plus children under the age of 18One companion plus spouse / partner plus children under the age of 18One companion
Miles & More Senator CardOne companion plus children under the age of 18One companion plus children under the age of 18One companion
Star Alliance Gold CardOne companionNo accessOne companion
Lufthansa / Star Alliance Business Class TicketNo accessNo accessNo access
Lufthansa Premium Economy TicketNo accessNo accessNo access
Miles & More Frequent Traveller CardNo accessNo accessNo access

(6) To access Senator and Business Class Lounges travelling companions must present a valid boarding pass for a same-day departure Lufthansa / Star Alliance flight. Companions must leave the lounge at the same time as the passenger who invited them.
To access the First Class Terminal and the First Class Lounges travelling companions must present a valid boarding pass for the same flight as the passenger who invited them. Life partners, spouses and children under 18 years must present a valid boarding pass for a flight departing on the same day as the passenger who invited them.

(7) Companions must present a valid boarding pass for a same-day departure on a Lufthansa / Star Alliance flight and leave the lounge at the same time as the passenger who invited them.

(8) Companions using Contract Lounges must present a valid boarding pass for the same Lufthansa flight as the passenger who invited them and leave the lounge at the same time as the passenger who invited them.

Airports with Lufthansa / SWISS / Austrian Lounges

Germany
EuropeIntercontinental
First Class LoungesFrankfurt (First Class Terminal, First Class Lounges)
Munich (First Class Lounge)
Geneva (SWISS)
Zurich (SWISS)
Chicago O’Hare (SWISS)
New York-John F. Kennedy (SWISS, Terminal 4)
New York-John F. Kennedy (Wining & Dining)
Senator LoungesBerlin-Tegel
Bremen
Cologne-Bonn
Dresden
Dusseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Hanover
Leipzig
Munich
Nuremberg
Stuttgart
Geneva (SWISS)
London Heathrow
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Vienna (Austrian)
Zurich (SWISS)
Boston
Detroit
Dubai
New Delhi
New York-Newark
New York-John F. Kennedy
Washington Dulles International
Business LoungesBerlin-Tegel
Bremen
Cologne-Bonn
Dresden
Dusseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Hanover
Leipzig
Munich
Nuremberg
Stuttgart
Athens
Geneva (SWISS)
London Heathrow
Milan-Malpensa
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Vienna (Austrian)
Zurich (SWISS)
Boston
Chicago O’Hare (SWISS)
Detroit
Dubai
New Delhi
New York-John F. KennedyNew York-John F. Kennedy (SWISS, Terminal 4)Washington Dulles International New York-Newark

Access Rules Lufthansa Contract Lounges

At some destinations Lufthansa provides a Contract Lounge.

First Class, Business Class, HON Circle Member, Senator und Star Gold passengers are entitled to use a Contract Lounge. Access is only possible in combination with a valid boarding pass for a same-day departing Lufthansa operated flight.

Access rules may vary at some destinations. You can find out whether access is possible in our lounge enquiries.


Star Alliance