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To your Discover Airlines flight with Express Rail

Convenient travel with transfer guarantee

Travel on high-speed trains from many German stations to Frankfurt Airport and, with optimal transfer times, arrive conveniently for your flight departure. Should there be a delay, our transfer guarantee means that you will be rebooked automatically onto the next flight or train – we will notify you of this in good time.

Your benefits with Express Rail

Optimal coordination of train and plane with transfer guarantee.
One ticket and one check-in for the train and the Discover Airlines flight.
Automatic advance seat reservation for your train journey.
Status customers have access to the DB Lounges.*
Mileage credit also for the train journey.
Important information: Please note that it is not possible to check in your baggage before your flight directly at the AIRail terminal at Frankfurt Airport for Discover Airlines flights. Please use the Discover Airlines check-in counters in Terminal 1. Baggage claim after your Discover Airlines flight takes place directly in the AIRail terminal if you have booked Express Rail.

Book Express Rail

In the flight search, select one of the many Express Rail stations as your departure airport. Afterwards select your Express Rail connection in the flight overview. You can now easily book and check in online for both your train and flight between 23 hours and 15 minutes before departure. Enjoy a seamless and relaxed journey to your departure at Frankfurt Airport – with a transfer guarantee.
You can use Express Rail from the following cities: Aachen, Basel, Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Hanover, Kassel, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Osnabrück, Stuttgart, Ulm and Würzburg.

Important advice for your journey with Express Rail

  • Check in online or via your mobile between 23 hours and 15 minutes before departure.
  • Your boarding pass serves as your ticket for the train.
  • The route between the long-distance train station and Terminal 1 is very well signposted and you can walk it in just a few minutes. Should you be short of time, as an Express Rail customer you have the option of using the Fast Lanes at security.

Frequently asked questions about Express Rail

Does my Express Rail booking include an advance seat reservation?

Can I also book Express Rail for just one leg of my journey?

How do I check in for Express Rail and where do I drop off my baggage?

How much baggage can I take with me on Express Rail?

I have reduced mobility. What do I need to consider?

How can I travel to Frankfurt by train from elsewhere in Europe?

*Business Class passengers as well as HON Circle Members and Senators with a valid Express Rail boarding pass have access to the premium area of ​​the DB Lounge.

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