Lufthansa Express Rail – convenient travel to your flight with transfer guarantee

Travel on high-speed trains from many German stations to Frankfurt Airport and, with optimal transfer times, arrive conveniently for your flight departure. Should there be a delay, our transfer guarantee means that you will be rebooked automatically onto the next flight or train – we will notify you of this in good time.

Information on mandatory mask wearing

Face masks are mandatory on the entire route network of Lufthansa Express bus and rail connections. The face masks must correspond to the FFP2, FFP3 or KN95/N95 standard (without valves in each case) and must not be made from fabric.

Your benefits with Lufthansa Express Rail

Book Lufthansa Express Rail

In the flight search, select one of our many Lufthansa Express Rail stations as your departure airport.

Select your Lufthansa Express Rail connection in the flight overview.

Book easily and check in online for both your train and flight between 23 hours and 15 minutes before departure.

Enjoy a seamless and relaxed journey to your departure at Frankfurt Airport – with a transfer guarantee.

Important advice for your journey with Lufthansa Express Rail


  • Check in online or via your mobile between 23 hours and 15 minutes before departure
  • One boarding pass each for Lufthansa Express Rail and your connecting flight
  • Your boarding pass serves as your ticket for the train
  • Bag drop-off and reclaim in the AIRail Terminal Frankfurt Airport
  • It is compulsory to wear a medical face mask and the general hygiene measures are to be observed during the journey on all connections.

Please find out about the entry requirements and have all the necessary travel documents to hand for Germany and your destination country.

Lufthansa Express Rail stations

You can use Lufthansa Express Rail from the following cities:

Aachen, Basel, Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Hanover, Kassel, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Osnabrück, Stuttgart, Ulm and Würzburg.

From the long-distance train station to Terminal 1 in just a few minutes

The route between the long-distance train station and Terminal 1 is very well signposted and you can walk it in just a few minutes. Should you be short of time, as a Lufthansa Express Rail customer you have the option of using the Fast Lanes at security.

Frequently Asked Questions

* Lufthansa First and Business Class passengers as well as Lufthansa HON Circle Members and Senators with a valid Lufthansa Express Rail boarding pass have access to the premium area of ​​the DB Lounge. Lufthansa First Class passengers, HON Circle Members and Senators may also take a travelling companion with them.

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