Check-in & Luggage

All information around your flight


Check-in & Luggage

Better prepared. Take off more relaxed. All information about the flight.

Check-in

Your way to Check-in

Please note that AiRail check-in is currently not available.

Tips for Check-in

Tips for Check-in

All information concerning the check-in at Frankfurt Airport

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Check-in machines

Check-in machines

Some airlines offer the opportunity to check-in at automated check-in machines.

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AiRail Check-in

AiRail Check-in

Lufthansa Express Rail Customers can conveniently check in for their flight and drop off their luggage here.

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Evening-before Check-in

Evening-before Check-in

Check in your luggage conveniently the night before and save time on the day of travel.

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Accessible Check-in

Accessible Check-in

Support for accessible check-in

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Luggage

Helpful information regarding your luggage

Luggage Regulations

Luggage Regulations

Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline.

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Hand Luggage

Hand Luggage

Please observe the rules on carrying liquids and gels in hand luggage.

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Self-service baggage kiosks

Self-service baggage kiosks

At Frankfurt Airport you currently have the option of checking in your luggage at two self-service baggage kiosks.

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Drive-through baggage check-in

Drive-through baggage check-in

For passengers of Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines there is the possibility to drive comfortably by car to parking lot 44 at Frankfurt Airport and to check in the luggage the day before or a few hours before the flight. The only requirement is the prior (online) check-in

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Allowances on Items

Allowances on Items

There are limits on the permitted quantities and values.

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Baggage Carts

Baggage Carts

The baggage cart system at Frankfurt Airport ensures that every passenger can find a baggage cart in all public areas.

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Baggage Storage

Baggage Storage

Our Baggage Storage takes care of your baggage so you can look around at Frankfurt Airport without any additional load.

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Bulky Items

Bulky Items

You can check bulky luggage at your airline's regular check-in counter.

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Currency Restrictions

Currency Restrictions

There are rules on cash and cash equivalents when traveling.

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Endangered Species

Endangered Species

Rules for the protection of endangered species

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Biosecurity Rules

Biosecurity Rules

Rules and advice on carrying plants in your luggage when coming into the EU

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Product Piracy

Product Piracy

Things you should know about product counterfeiting

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Baggage Wrapping

Baggage Wrapping

By machine shrink-wrapped luggage and bulky items

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All about the flight - everything important for a relaxed trip at a glance

In order to give effective assistance to make your vacation as convenient as possible we provide you with some valuable tips and advices for your travel arrangements, your arrival and departure, as well as some information about your stay at Frankfurt Airport. Please inquire about your airline's luggage regulations as those may vary depending on your airline.

Prepare Well. Before leaving home.

  • Use online check-in
  • Minimize carry-on items
  • If you arrive by car we recommend that you book your parking lot in advance 

Prepare well. Packing.

  • Put rechargeable batteries, power banks and e-cigarettes inside your carry-on bag
  • Follow the rules on liquids and gels in carry-on bags (100 ml containers in a plastic bag with a max. capacity of 1 liter)
  • Don't take any prohibited items (e.g. blades longer than 6 cm, pepper sprays, ect.)

Prepare well. At the security checkpoint.

  • Put small items in jacket pockets (e.g. coins, watches and keys) and take the jacket off
  • Place jackets and liquids in a tray (100 ml containers in a plastic bag with a max. capacity of 1 liter)
  • Place electronic devices in a separate tray (e.g. tablets, e-books and laptops)

Prepare well. At the airport.

  • After check-in, proceed immediately to the security check
  • Use automated passport control lanes (EasyPASS) if possible
  • Pay attention to the information displayed on the monitors as gate changes might occur