Frankfurt Airport Departures (FRA)

The distance between Frankfurt Airport and the city is just 12 km / 7.5 miles distance and departures at Frankfurt Airport can choose from some excellent public transport options to get from the city of Frankfurt to the airport in time to catch their flight.

Almost 53 million passengers chose to use the airport in 2010, confirming once again that Frank is the world’s ninth busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. Frankfurt Airport offers 275 travel destinations in some 111 countries for onward connections.

Departures at Frankfurt Airport can use some of the world’s best known airlines for their onward journey. The airport is the base and main aviation hub for Lufthansa, Germany’s flagship carrier, an airline with a new fleet of Airbus A380 super-large jets to serve long-haul passengers.

At Terminal 1 departures are handled via 56 gates for boarding. Shopping, refreshments, toilets and first aid services can be found located in the three concourses A, B and C. Here passengers will find the check-in areas, too.

Frankfurt Airport Regional station is located underneath Terminal 1 and departures at Frankfurt Airport can take fast metro train connections from the city to the airport by boarding the S-Bahn at stations throughout the city. The metro trains S8 and S9, which run at 15 minute intervals and take only 15 minutes to get to the airport from locations in central Frankfurt.

A second train station, also located at Terminal 1, provides Frankfurt Airport departures with a link to major cities in Germany and some of her neighbouring countries. The InterCity Express trains use the high speed Cologne-Frankfurt rail network to transport departures at Frankfurt Airport from Bonn, Cologne, Dortmund or Düsseldorf and also link (via Cologne) into international rail networks with the Netherlands, Belgium and France.

At Terminal 2 Frankfurt Airport departures will find the two concourses D and E with check-in desks, shops, toilets, bars, cafes and restaurants serving local and international cuisine. The two terminal buildings are linked by a continuous concourse and a People Mover conveyor belt system that permits departures at Frankfurt Airport to reach their boarding gates in time. There are a total of gates to 42 at Terminal 2.

European travel destinations include, Berlin, Vienna, Dublin, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Prague, Istanbul among others. Long-haul flights from Frankfurt Airport include Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Seoul.

Frankfurt Airport departures can hand back their rental cars at the end of the rental agreement to providers such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, National, Alamo and Enterprise, whose offices are open for business every day from 06.00 am to 11.00 pm at both terminals. Getting to Frankfurt Airport by car is easy thanks to motorway connections via the Autobahns A3, A67 and A5, all of which lead directly to Frankfurt Airport.

Motorists who need to park their car at the airport have a large number of parking facilities on offer, most of which are underground car parks with airport shuttle services transporting passengers from the parking areas back to the departure areas at the terminals.

Such shuttle buses stop at Terminal 1 in the front of the B-Arrivals and Departure Halls. Tickets for the shuttle can be bought from the driver upon boarding.

Frankfurt Airport departures can also avail themselves of a number of other airline shuttle buses, which leave from Darmstadt train station via the AIRLiner to reach Frankfurt Airport , where they drop off at the bus 14 stop at Terminal 1 and at Terminal 2 on level 2.

A taxi journey from the city to the airport takes just 10 to 15 minutes during off peak hours, but during rush hour it might take between 20 to 30 minutes to reach the airport. Departure passengers coming from Frankfurt city centre should inform their taxi driver, which airline will provide their departure flight and the driver will drop them off at the correct check-in area for the airline.

German taxis can be ordered via a central reservation desk and visitors should ask their hotel reception for the relevant companies to contact or consult the hotel manual typically displayed in the rooms. All licensed taxis have a clearly displayed meter in the front of the vehicle.

For more information about departures at Frankfurt Airport, please visit the official airport website at

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Airline Flight No. Scheduled Actual Status
Montreal (YUL) Air Canada AC847 (+7) 17:35 Scheduled
Boston (BOS) Lufthansa LH420 (+3) 17:40 Cancelled
Geneva (GVA) Cityjet LH1226 (+3) 17:40 Scheduled
Istanbul (SAW) Pegasus PC996 (+1) 17:45 Scheduled
Antalya (AYT) Freebird Airlines FH1848 17:50 Scheduled
Casablanca (CMN) Royal Air Maroc AT811 17:55 Scheduled
Rome (FCO) ITA Airways AZ407 (+3) 17:55 Scheduled
Tel Aviv (TLV) Lufthansa LH690 (+2) 18:00 Scheduled
Hamburg (HAM) Lufthansa LH28 (+2) 18:00 Scheduled
Zagreb (ZAG) Croatia Airlines OU411 (+3) 18:00 Scheduled
London (LHR) Lufthansa LH918 (+1) 18:00 Scheduled
Vienna (VIE) Lufthansa LH1242 (+4) 18:10 Scheduled
London (LCY) Air Dolomiti EN8778 (+1) 18:10 Scheduled
Munich (MUC) Lufthansa LH116 (+1) 18:15 Scheduled
Seoul (ICN) Korean Air Cargo KE8592 18:15 Scheduled
Ankara (ESB) AJet VF524 18:20 Scheduled
Brussels (BRU) Lufthansa LH1018 (+3) 18:25 Scheduled
Zurich (ZRH) Lufthansa LH1198 (+3) 18:25 Scheduled
Seoul (ICN) Asiana Airlines OZ542 18:30 Scheduled
Amsterdam (AMS) German Airways KL1822 (+3) 18:30 Scheduled
Istanbul (IST) Turkish Cargo TK6404 18:35 12:04 En-Route
Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines TK1594 (+2) 18:45 Scheduled
Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines A3833 (+2) 18:55 Scheduled
Hamburg (HAM) Lufthansa LH30 (+5) 19:00 Scheduled
London (LCY) British Airways BA8735 19:00 Scheduled
Madrid (MAD) Air Europa UX1506 (+1) 19:10 Scheduled
Munich (MUC) Lufthansa LH118 (+4) 19:15 Scheduled
Helsinki (HEL) Finnair AY1416 (+2) 19:20 Scheduled
Espargos (SID) LATAM Cargo UC1502 19:20 Scheduled
Sofia (SOF) Lufthansa LH1428 (+4) 19:20 Scheduled
Tel Aviv (TLV) El Al LY356 19:30 Scheduled
Vienna (VIE) Austrian Airlines OS216 (+7) 19:30 Scheduled
Seoul (ICN) Korean Air Cargo KE518 19:30 Scheduled
Milan (LIN) ITA Airways AZ419 19:40 Scheduled
Nador (NDR) Electra Airways AT1695 19:40 Scheduled
Antalya (AYT) SunExpress XQ143 (+1) 19:40 Scheduled
Lisbon (LIS) TAP Air Portugal TP573 (+10) 19:40 Scheduled
Seoul (ICN) Korean Air KE946 19:40 Scheduled
Berlin (BER) Lufthansa LH200 (+8) 19:45 Scheduled
Warsaw (WAW) LOT LO380 (+6) 19:50 Scheduled
Madrid (MAD) Iberia IB3131 (+3) 19:50 Scheduled
Tokyo (NRT) Japan Airlines JL408 (+3) 19:50 Scheduled
Doha (DOH) Qatar Cargo QR8234 19:50 Scheduled
Paris (CDG) Air France AF1819 (+2) 19:55 Scheduled
Lisbon (LIS) Lufthansa LH1496 (+5) 19:55 Scheduled
London (LHR) Lufthansa LH920 (+3) 20:00 Scheduled
Beijing (PEK) Air China CA932 (+2) 20:00 Scheduled
Astana (NQZ) Air Astana KC922 (+1) 20:00 Scheduled
Shanghai (PVG) Air China CA936 (+2) 20:00 Scheduled
Skopje (SKP) Lufthansa LH1542 20:10 Scheduled
Izmir (ADB) SunExpress XQ991 (+1) 20:10 Scheduled
Paris (CDG) Lufthansa LH1050 (+2) 20:10 Scheduled
Riga (RIX) Lufthansa LH892 (+3) 20:10 Scheduled
Bilbao (BIO) Lufthansa LH1146 20:15 Scheduled
Hamburg (HAM) Lufthansa LH36 (+6) 20:15 Scheduled
Mumbai (BOM) Vistara UK28 20:20 Scheduled
Delhi (DEL) Vistara UK26 20:20 Scheduled
Belgrade (BEG) Bulgaria Air JU353 20:20 Scheduled
Istanbul (IST) Lufthansa Cargo LH8346 20:20 Scheduled
Gdansk (GDN) CityJet LH1378 20:30 Scheduled
Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways QR72 20:30 Scheduled
Bucharest (OTP) Lufthansa LH1422 20:35 Scheduled
Copenhagen (CPH) Lufthansa LH832 20:40 Scheduled
Stavanger (SVG) Lufthansa LH894 20:40 Scheduled
Diyarbakir (DIY) SunExpress XQ727 20:40 Scheduled
Warsaw (WAW) Lufthansa LH1352 20:40 Scheduled
Bangkok (BKK) Thai Airways TG923 20:40 Scheduled
Birmingham (BHX) Lufthansa Cargo LH8352 20:40 Scheduled
Birmingham (BHX) Zimex Aviation ZX111 20:40 Scheduled
Zagreb (ZAG) Croatia Airlines OU415 20:45 Scheduled
Tokyo (HND) All Nippon Airways NH224 20:45 Scheduled
Zurich (ZRH) Helvetic Airways LX1077 20:50 Scheduled
Naples (NAP) Lufthansa LH336 20:50 Scheduled
Sarajevo (SJJ) Lufthansa LH1546 20:50 Scheduled
Madrid (MAD) Lufthansa LH1120 20:50 Scheduled
Vilnius (VNO) Lufthansa LH888 20:50 Scheduled
Windhoek (WDH) Discover Airlines 4Y132 21:00 Scheduled
Lyon (LYS) Lufthansa LH1082 21:00 Scheduled
Venice (VCE) Lufthansa LH332 21:00 Scheduled
Milan (LIN) Lufthansa LH278 21:00 Scheduled
Porto (OPO) Lufthansa LH1180 21:00 Scheduled
Nice (NCE) Lufthansa LH1068 21:00 Scheduled
Ljubljana (LJU) Cityjet LH1460 21:00 Scheduled
Barcelona (BCN) Lufthansa LH1138 21:00 Scheduled
Geneva (GVA) Swiss LX1087 21:00 Scheduled
Wroclaw (WRO) Lufthansa LH1374 21:05 Scheduled
Amsterdam (AMS) Lufthansa LH1002 21:05 Scheduled
Dublin (DUB) Lufthansa LH982 21:05 Scheduled
Bergen (BGO) Lufthansa LH876 21:10 Scheduled
Trieste (TRS) Air Dolomiti EN8820 21:10 Scheduled
Tirana (TIA) Lufthansa LH1454 21:10 Scheduled
Florence (FLR) Air Dolomiti EN8860 21:10 Scheduled
Marseille (MRS) Lufthansa LH1090 21:10 Scheduled
Verona (VRN) Air Dolomiti EN8830 21:10 Scheduled
Berlin (BER) Lufthansa LH202 21:15 Scheduled
Amman (AMM) Lufthansa LH692 21:15 Scheduled
Basel (BSL) Lufthansa LH1208 21:15 Scheduled
Hamburg (HAM) Lufthansa LH34 21:15 Scheduled
Munich (MUC) Lufthansa LH122 21:15 Scheduled
Dusseldorf (DUS) Lufthansa LH88 21:15 Scheduled
Delhi (DEL) Air India AI120 21:15 Scheduled
Lisbon (LIS) Lufthansa LH1172 21:20 Scheduled
Katowice (KTW) Air Dolomiti EN8762 21:20 Scheduled
Toulouse (TLS) Lufthansa LH1100 21:30 Scheduled
Brussels (BRU) Brussels Airlines SN2618 21:30 Scheduled
Poznan (POZ) Lufthansa LH1380 21:30 Scheduled
Salzburg (SZG) Lufthansa LH1108 21:30 Scheduled
Yerevan (EVN) Lufthansa LH1560 21:30 Scheduled
London (LHR) Lufthansa LH922 21:30 Scheduled

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