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Frankfurt am Main Airport – flight delay



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Frankfurt Airport is the international airport of the fifth largest city in Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km away from downtown. Frankfurt Airport had an air traveller volume of over 69.5 million in 2018. Frankfurt Airport is the hub for Lufthansa. It is also the base for Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo, Condor, and Sunexpress.


60547 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in Frankfurt Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) required in a specific airport is essential to know if the route has a connecting flight. It is recommended to always check this before booking flight tickets. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Frankfurt Airport below.

  • Between domestic flights: 45 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 45 min.

Frankfurt Airport terminals

Airport terminals are the separate sectors which make it possible for travellers to transfer between ground transport, airport gates and the airplane. It is important to know the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, due to the fact that the terminals in larger airports may be far from each other and travellers often require more time to get to the correct one. Frankfurt Airport has 2 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – mainly Lufthansa and Star-Alliance-Airlines

Terminal 2 – most international flights

Transport from Frankfurt Airport to city centre

When it is the very first time visiting a destination, it might be challenging to know the best way to reach the centre of the city. It is not always possible to take public transport immediately at the airport and taxis can be costly. We suggest checking all the possibilities prior to the flight so you are aware of what your options are and can prepare for your trip respectively. You can find updated information and connections of public transport here.

Frankfurt Airport train

  • S-Bahn-Lines S6 and S9
    Direction: Offenbach Ost and Hanau
    Travel time (approx.): 12 min. to Central Station
    Operating hours: 04:32 AM - 01:32 AM, daily
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines in the Airport Station or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 4.65 EUR, children (6 - 14) single ticket starts from 2.80 EUR

Frankfurt Airport bus

  • Lines № 61, 77, 72, 58, 62
    Direction: Darmstadt Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the city centre
    Operating hours: 04:44 AM - 12:16 AM, daily
    Tickets: can be purchased in Terminal A, public area, between Terminals A and B
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 8.45 EUR (single), 16.90 EUR (return), children single ticket starts from 6.60 EUR (single), 13.20 EUR (return)

Frankfurt Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the 1st Level of Terminal 1 and the ground Level of Terminal 2
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 30 EUR

Where to have a rest in Frankfurt Airport

At times passengers face lengthy waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the next day. In such situations, it is essential to know the potential places where you can spend time and have a good rest between flights.

Frankfurt Airport lounges

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide passengers with services, such as food, beverages, relaxation areas, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Air France Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 2, Area D, opposite Gate D26
    Opening hours: 05:45 AM - 09:15 PM, daily
    Price: from 33 EUR
  • Luxx Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, Gate C, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
    Price: from 30 EUR
  • Premium Traveller Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, Level 2, near Gate 26
    Opening hours: 03:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
    Price: from 29 EUR
  • Primeclass Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, Concourse E, 2nd Floor, Non-Schengen Area, near Gate E7
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
    Price: from 30 EUR
  • Sky Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, Concourse D, 3rd Floor Transit Area, opposite Gate D8
    Opening hours: 06:15 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
    Price: from 38 EUR

Frankfurt Airport hotels

In the event that your next flight takes off the following morning, or the lounges are not so relaxing, the next option might be a hotel near the airport. Various airports have hotels directly in the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach the closest hotel. We have provided a selection of hotel options in the event you need to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel
    Price: from 199 EUR per night
    Address: Frankfurt Airport, Terminal 1, Hugo-Eckener-Ring 15
    Contact: +49 69 69770
    Website: click
  • Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport Hotel
    Price: from 112 EUR per night
    Address: The Squaire, 60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email:
    Website: click

Frankfurt Airport restaurants and cafes

The last thing you need when you’re travelling is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whether you require a simple breakfast before an early flight, a relaxing lunch during an extensive layover, or to merely get something to eat while on board, we have various choices for you to make sure you don’t go hungry during your travels. You can view the complete list of places to dine in Frankfurt Airport here.

  • Coffee Fellows
    Description: coffee shop
    Location: Terminal 1, Hall Z, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Heberer's Traditional Bakery
    Description: sandwich shop
    Location: Terminal 1, Area A, Level 2
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Käfer's
    Description: French style bistro
    Location: Terminal 1, Area B, Level 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Hausmann's Restaurant
    Description: a mix of bistro and brasserie
    Location: Terminal 1, Area A, Level 2
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Food Society
    Description: grill - pasta - bar
    Location: Terminal 2, Area D, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • MoschMosch
    Description: Japanese noodle bar with healthy ingredients
    Location: Terminal 2, Area E, Level 3
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily

Frankfurt Airport shops

The airport shops are the perfect place to buy that last-minute souvenir, or merely to kill some time before the flight. To find the top shops for your needs, have a look at the guide below. Go here to find a full description of shops.

  • Heinemann
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Terminal 1, Area A, Level 2 and other locations
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • ImPressed
    Description: national and international newspapers, magazines, and books
    Location: Terminal 1, Areas A and B, Level 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Hugo Boss
    Description: men's and women's accessories, shoes, travel bags, and underwear
    Location: Terminal 2, Area E, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Relay
    Description: magazines, newspapers, journals, snacks, and refreshments
    Location: Terminal 1, Area A, Level 2 and other locations
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Description: briefcases, travel bags, belts, backpacks, and handbags
    Location: Terminal 1, Area B, Level 0
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily

Frankfurt Airport car rental

Some places are worth exploring by car, or it may be more appropriate for your trip to drive. This list of car hire companies will enable you to pick the best option for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Terminals 1 and 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - midnight, daily
    Contact: +49 69 65007120
  • Buchbinder
    Location: Terminal 2, Zone D, Level 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 69 65007120
  • Alamo
    Location: Terminal 1, Zone A, Level 0 (and Terminal 2)
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 69 69030744
  • Sixt
    Location: Terminal 1, Airport City Mall, Zone A
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +49 18 06666666

Other Frankfurt Airport services you might need

The list below shows some other useful facilities you may need while on your journey.

  • Pharmacy
    Location: Terminal 1/B, Terminal 1/Z, Terminal 2/D
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 69 6958070
  • Medical Clinic
    Location: Terminal 1, Area B, Level C
    Opening hours: Emergency room: 24 hrs., daily; consultation: 07:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Contact: +49 69 69066767
  • Quiet Room
    Location: Terminal 1, Area Z, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: email:
  • Children's Play Area
    Location: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +49 18 063724636

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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