Changed traffic routing around Frankfurt Airport

Because of construction works being carried out on the underground S-Bahn railway tracks in Gateway Gardens, there will be road closures around Frankfurt Airport from 15 September. Passengers should therefore be prepared for restrictions. During the construction work, Terminal 1 will only be accessible via the B34 and Terminal 2 only via the A3.

Appropriate diversions will be signposted; however, all passengers travelling to and from the airport by car should allow more time for their arrival and departure.

Further information about the construction works (in German only):

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Possible traffic obstructions on distributing roads to Frankfurt Airport
Please factor in some extra time for your day of arrival.
More information on the website of Deutsche Bahn (in German)

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Getting there

Frankfurt Airport is located approximately 12 kilometres (8 miles) south-west of Frankfurt am Main and can be reached very easily by car, bus or train thanks to its excellent transport links.

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Terminal plan

In the new Pier A which was constructed exclusively for Lufthansa and in Terminal 1, Lufthansa and all its Star Alliance partners are located together under one roof. The two terminals are only a few minutes travelling time away from each other by shuttle bus or by the ‘SkyLine’ elevated railway.

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Detailed view Lufthansa Pier A (PDF Download)

Check-in/Baggage Check-in

At Frankfurt Airport late-night check-in, check-in machines and a special Lufthansa family check-in service for families with children under 12 are available.
All passengers can check in their bags conveniently and quickly by using the self-service baggage check-in kiosks in Departure Halls A and B.

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All the information about the self-service baggage check-in kiosks


Passengers who are travelling on an etix® – Lufthansa’s electronic ticket – are able to use the Lufthansa Quick Boarding Gates at Frankfurt Airport.

Priority boarding is available to all Business Class passengers, HON Circle Members, Senators and Star Gold card holders in Departure Hall A.

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Top services at Frankfurt Airport

Free 24 hour Wi-Fi

Passengers and visitors can now use Frankfurt Airport’s Wi-Fi free of charge for 24 hours a day. The service is offered in the airport’s departure areas in particular through more than 300 Wi-Fi access points and made possible via the Deutsche Telekom HotSpot portal.

Find out more about free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi leaflet (PDF download)

Info kiosks make orientation easier

Around 100 information kiosks at both Frankfurt Airport terminals help passengers get their bearings and allow them to ‘read’ their boarding passes via a barcode scanner. The kiosk displays the quickest route to the gate on a terminal map and tells the passenger, for example, about the current status of their flight or any changes to the departure time or gate.

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Sixt Valet Parking

As a Lufthansa First Class passenger or HON Circle Member your journey starts to feel special as soon as you drive up to the airport – thanks to your Lufthansa personal assistant and the valet service provided by our partner Sixt.

Sixt Valet Parking

Other services at Frankfurt Airport

There are many services and facilities available to you at Frankfurt Airport such as, for example, women-only parking spaces, prayer rooms, quiet zones, children’s play areas, a free buggy-borrowing service and even a kennel for dogs.

Information about other services

Enjoy a coffee directly at the gate

In cooperation with Nespresso, Lufthansa is offering passengers at the gates in the Schengen Area a delicious coffee treat right before departure. For the price of 2 euros per drink, coffee lovers will have four different varieties of coffee to choose from at the coffee points.

You can pay easily in cash, by credit or debit card or with your Girocard (Maestro card) and choose your favourite flavour from the following capsule varieties: Lungo Forte, Espresso Forte, Ristretto and Ristretto Intenso. You can then spend your time until boarding enjoying a perfect cup of coffee.