Connecting flights in germany, help!

Old Jan 6th, 2011, 02:57 PM
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Connecting flights in germany, help!

I am a student traveling abroad for the first time by myself and I'm leaving from Boston and my destination is Florence, Italy. The airline i am taking is Lufthansa and I have to connect to another plane with Lufthansa in Frankfurt ,Germany. Ive never had a connecting flight before so I'm not sure if i have to go though security etc. I was looking at the terminal map and I'm so confused on where I am supposed to go and what to do, I just want to be prepared, please help!
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Old Jan 6th, 2011, 03:29 PM
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Don't be concerned. Tens of thousand of people do this every day.

When you arrive in Frankfurt, look for the "Departures" information screen in the terminal where you arrive, and find the gate number (e.g., A17) for the flight to Florence. Then follow the signs to that gate. Along the way, you will go through immigration and a security check, but all you need to do is pay attention to the signs that lead to your gate and everything will work itself out.
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Old Jan 7th, 2011, 06:05 AM
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http://www.lufthansa.com/my/en/Lufth...nkfurt-airport

All at terminal 1 easy change no worries...
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www.insuremytrip.com

always wise from $1/da for cancellation theft medical acc etc.
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Agreed - just go with the flow and look at the signs for the terminal/gate you need to go to. You will pass through passport control at Frankfurt soon after deplaning - the line is usually no more than 5min or so.

You will not see your luggage until you arrive at Florence.

If you are cutting it close for your connecting flight then find a Lufthansa agent - they can help you bypass any lines and whisk you faster to your connecting gate. They can also notify the gate by radio that you are on your way if it is close.

The biggest variable that is out of your control is whether your incoming flight is on time or late.
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Thankyou fo the help!
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Old Jan 10th, 2011, 09:39 AM
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We'll have a similar flight from USA to Italy with a stopover in Germany, Lufthansa has the best schedule. German airports should not be bad, I expect clear signs.
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