ORDagent
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Connections At PHL MUC FRA

Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:25 am

On the 14'th of April I will be taking US ORD-PHL-MUC-TXL. The routing isn't great but the price of the ticket with a return FRA-PHL-ORD was only $436.95! I've never connected via PHL or the new T1 at MUC.

Does anybody have any sage advice particularly about PHL? I have two hours at PHL. I'm not sure If I'm checking bags or not. I've heard that the bag situation at PHL is pretty bad. Is that fact or Fiction? I also read the walk from A to C (which the flights tend to be at according to US) is really long?

Is the C concourse finished at FRA?

Any advice?
 
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RE: Connections At PHL MUC FRA

Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:50 am

2 hours should be more than enough time. Baggage handling has definitely improved lately. I have connected internationally before and had no problems with connecting time or baggage in PHL and that is when things were not so great.

Enjoy your trip.

Late MD
 
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RE: Connections At PHL MUC FRA

Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:20 pm



Quoting ORDagent (Thread starter):
I also read the walk from A to C (which the flights tend to be at according to US) is really long?

I've always had easy and fast immigration experiences when reentering through PHL. 2 hours won't be an issue for your bags - especially when connecting to a mainline flight. My bag issues have mostly occured when I've flown a leg on RJs which departs from Terminal F, which takes even 5 minutes by shuttle bus airside.

Your US domestic mainlline flight will depart from either terminal B or C - both of which aren't terrible walks. There are moving walkways between the concoures anyway, and a considerable sized shopping mall between B and C.
 
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RE: Connections At PHL MUC FRA

Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:36 pm



Quoting ORDagent (Thread starter):
the new T1 at MUC.

US (and *A) use (new) Terminal 2 at MUC.
Nothing to worry about for making the connection.
Your luggage will be checked-thru all the way to TXL; no need / no chance to retrieve it at MUC.
While you clear immigration at MUC, you will clear customs at TXL.
Quoting ORDagent (Thread starter):
Is the C concourse finished at FRA?


Yes from what I have heard, but at FRA there is always some construction work going on ... .D
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