Lufthansa Express Rail

Convenient travel to your flight with transfer guarantee

With Lufthansa Express Rail your journey starts on the train and, thanks to optimal transfer times, you will easily get to your departing flight at Frankfurt Airport.


Your benefits:

  • Optimal coordination of train and plane with transfer guarantee
  • One Lufthansa ticket and one check-in for the train and the plane
  • Automatic advance seat reservation for your train journey
  • Mileage credit also for the train journey
  • Status customers have access to the DB Lounges
  • Luggage drop-off directly at the AiRail Terminal at the long-distance train station

Lufthansa Express Rail is available from the following train stations:

Aachen, Basel, Cologne, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Leipzig, Mannheim, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Ulm and Würzburg.

You can check in online or via your mobile phone from 23 hours before your flight departs and up to 15 minutes before your train departs and drop off your luggage upon arrival at the long-distance train station at the AiRail Terminal to the destination.  

Please note that AiRail Check-in is expected to be unavailable until 31st of May 2024 due to constructions. Please use the check-in and baggage claim facilities in Terminal 1, halls A and B during this time.

On your return journey, you can collect your baggage after landing in Frankfurt at the baggage claim close to the long-distance train station in the AiRail area and take it straight to your train.


For more information and booking options for Lufthansa Express Rail visit the  LH website.