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The most important information regarding the trip clearly summarized for you

Before Your Trip

Individual travel advice for your destination

Individual travel advice for your destination

What should you know before traveling to another country? Depending on your route, nationality, and vaccination status, you may need to meet different requirements during the Covid-19 pandemic. Take advantage of our practical tool to get up-to-date information on travel conditions, required documents and visa regulations. Simply select your trip details and other parameters to get a personalized summary. You can even apply for a visa directly online.

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Further information on the comprehensively differentiated travel and security advisories or travel warnings for individual countries can be found at the  Federal Foreign Office and the Robert Koch Institute. Please also inform yourself before your trip about the entry regulations for the return to Germany.

Passengers departing from FRA are asked to contact their airline for information on the specific regulations regarding their flight and destination, before traveling to the airport.  Please note in particular that in many countries a proof of your current Covid-19 status (vaccinated/recovered/test result)  or other corona-related documents (e.g. a digital travel declaration) are required for entry. If you are unable to present this at Frankfurt Airport, it will not be possible to board the flight. Information regarding the test possibilities for departing passengers at Frankfurt Airport can be found  here.


Our tips:

  • Check in the evening before or online
  • Only take one carry-on item and comply with the rules on luggage
  • Arrive at the terminal at least two-and-a-half hours before your flight’s departure
  • Do not forget the required documents (e.g.  ID document, proof of your current Covid-19 status -vaccinated/recovered/test result- or required documents depending on the country you are flying to) and keep them handy in your carry-on luggage
  • Frankfurt Airport’s parking facilities will be very busy during the summer holiday period. Therefore, we ask all passengers to pre-book a parking space online in advance, well before the date of their journey. Please also consider using public transportation to travel to/from the airport. FRA is excellently linked to the railway network of Deutsche Bahn. The airport is also well served by many regional and long-distance bus routes.
    • Meeters and greeters may park in the Drop-Off areas in front of the terminals free of charge for up to 10 minutes. However, please be aware that the terminal drive-by areas may also be affected by high traffic volumes during the holiday season. Alternatively, meeters and greeters can take advantage of the short-term parking spaces in the terminal parking garages. Short-term parking for up to 30 minutes is available for a fee of only €1.

At the Airport

  • Take advantage of our self-service facilities and conveniently use the check-in and baggage kiosks at the airport
  • Keep the required documents (e.g.  ID document, proof of your current Covid-19 status -vaccinated/recovered/test result- or required documents depending on the country you are flying to) handy at all times,  as these are checked at various processes (e.g. check-in or controls).
  • After check-in, proceed immediately to the security check
  • Observe the distances within the queuing

Mask obligation

Despite the mask mandate being lifted, we strongly encourages passengers and visitors to continue wear face coverings when at FRA. In particular, face masks are recommended in those areas where social distancing is not always possible. These areas include the check-in desks, passenger screening points, the departure gates and baggage claim. To best protect yourself and others from Covid-19, face coverings should also be worn on passenger busses and when using the Sky Line shuttle between Terminals 1 and 2.

If you need a replacement or additional masks and disinfectant can be purchased in  various shops.

Hygiene measures

We continue to follow the general regulations for a minimum distance and ask you to keep the distance of 1.5 meters from other people wherever possible.

Disinfectant dispensers are available for your use in the terminal areas. We also recommend that you regularly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. We have also increased the frequency of cleaning at the airport and regularly sanitize all touchable surfaces in our terminals and vehicles.

These infection control measures were awarded the with the quality seal "Safe from Covid-19" by TÜV Hesse, the technical inspection association of the state of Hesse. Frankfurt first received this award, as the first German airport, in 2020. Recertification took place in 2021 and most recently in March 2022. This confirms that Frankfurt Airport continuously adapts the extensive protection and hygiene measures to the challenges of the ongoing Covid19-situation and that traveling from FRA is safe.

Testing possibilities

At the airport, there are various test options for returning travelers as well as for departing passengers. All information can be found here.  Please note that these testing opportunities at the airport are available exclusively to arriving and departing passengers.

Many shops and restaurants at the airport are open again and looking forward to your visit. Numerous restaurants in the terminals offer indoor catering with seating. Please inform yourself on site in the terminals about the respective catering offer and the  accompanying state Corona regulations. Naturally, take away food and drinks bought at many restaurants and shops, are permitted to be consumed in the terminals.

Health Protection from Safety Stations

Health Protection from Safety Stations

Face masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant gel for your trip are now also available from two specially converted vending machines: our "Safety Stations". You'll find them in Terminal 1 in Concourse B and in the passageway between Concourses B and C (near Coffee Fellows and Relay). The Safety Stations accept cash payment in euros, as well as major credit cards and Apple Pay. We wish you a good and safe trip from Frankfurt Airport!

The service offer makes the travel experience even easier and faster. Biometric facial recognition enables members of the frequent flyer program "Miles & More" to pass through security checks and boarding gates touchless - an important health and hygiene safety measure in times of Covid-19. This applies initially to selected  Lufthansa  and  SWISS  flights.

Further information and registration

If your health or general condition suddenly takes a turn for the worse after arriving at Frankfurt Airport, contact our personnel right away to request medical assistance. If necessary, you can head for the emergency outpatient clinic at our medical center for a checkup, test or treatment. Further information can be found  here.

No returning or transferring passenger  needs to present a 3G detection anymore, unless they are entering from an area of variants of concern. Passengers who are simply changing flights at an airport in the Federal Republic of Germany coming from an area of variants of concern must comply with the obligations to provide proof of vaccination, recovery or testing specified in the Ordinance on the Coronavirus Entry Regulations.
  

Further information can be found  here.

Information for travel returnees

Since June 11, 2022, all  entry restrictions  to Germany have been lifted. One exception is the entry from China, Individuals resident in the People’s Republic of China, continue to require an important reason for travelling to Germany (reciprocity reservation).

Provided that entry is possible according to the current entry restrictions (see above), the following pandemic-related regulations apply to entry:  

In general, no returning passenger  needs to present a 3G detection anymore, unless they are entering from an area of variants of concern. Currently, no countries are designated as areas of variants of concern, so no further regulations apply. For more information, please refer to the Coronavirus Entry Regulations.

When flying into Frankfurt Airport on your return journey, you may experience significant wait times, particularly at the baggage claim area. Please take this into account when planning your onward journey from FRA, particularly when booking train connections or arranging pick-up.

Meeters and greeters may park in the Drop-Off areas in front of the terminals free of charge for up to 10 minutes. However, please be aware that the terminal drive-by areas may also be affected by high traffic volumes during the holiday season. Alternatively, meeters and greeters can take advantage of the short-term parking spaces in the terminal parking garages. Short-term parking for up to 30 minutes is available for a fee of only €1.