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Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

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Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

I will travel from Hong Kong to Heathrow in Sept. 2013 ( all Lufthansa)It will stay at Frankfurt for about 1 hours and 20 minutes. Will this be enough time? Do I have to go through customs and how is my luggage? I hear that Lufthansa provide guide service for transfer. How this work?

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1. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

Your luggage will be checked through to your final destination. No customs and no immigration in Frankfurt, but you will likely pass a security check point.

1h20m is plenty of time to find your departure gate.

Edited: 7:40 am, December 25, 2012
Hong Kong, China
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2. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

If travelling from Hong Kong To London, transfer at Frankfurt or Munich is better and easier?

Fredericia, Denmark
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3. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

Munich is a much easier airport to connect at.

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4. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

Fully agree.

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Frankfurt is a huge airport and you may need to take a long time to run from one end to another. Munich is a far smaller, more manageable facility to transit.

Hong Kong, China
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6. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

How about using guide services, any comment?

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7. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

What do you mean with a "guide service"? You get to the transfer desk, get your boarding passes (if you don't have them before), and go to your gate. Just as any other airport.

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8. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

If by guide service, do you mean being met at the aircraft and escorted to your next flight? If so that is for first class passengers. If you are one then have the LH office in HK arrange/check it for you

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This is the first time I travel by indirect flight. I have no idea how to do. My parents choose LH because they provide guide service ( know it from web site ).

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10. Re: Indirect flight Hong Kong to Heathrow

Will you be travelling as an unaccompanied minor? or disabled? in both cases all airlines provide help. Never heard of it for normal economy pax though.