Old May 30, 10, 5:41 am
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Originally Posted by exerda View Post
It wasn't awful the other day when I connected there; our flight from VRN arrived at the apron and we had to bus over to the B gates, and then it was a game of "follow the signs" to A, stop by a lounge and inquire as to which gate the IAD flight was going to depart from (monitors only said "A," and that was only if there were enough screens to show the noonish departures--the 2-screen monitors never scrolled past around 9:30am), then go through passport control (no extra security at all--I was surprised) and sit in the C/F LH lounge upstairs at the A gates and wait.
Sounds like a typical FRA connection experience! If the actual departure gate was not on the display screen, it means you had plenty of time.

There is no extra security in FRA if arriving from a Schengen country (e.g. Italy) because security checks in Schengen countries are deemed to be "good enough".
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