As a major European Airport, Frankfurt International offers a great selection of airport lounges in its two terminals. Sky Lounge Frankfurt is one of the most popular business class lounges in Frankfurt Airport.
And this is one of the Frankfurt Priority Pass lounges.
Here’s our review of the Sky Lounge in FRA Airport.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt Location
Frankfurt Sky Lounge is in the non-Schengen Terminal 2 – Transit D. It’s not far from Gate D8.
If you are not familiar with European airports, be aware of the complexity of Schengen and non-Schengen areas.
You may end up going through long lines of immigration and passport control, only to find out you went through the wrong on and have to exit and do it all over again somewhere else.
This is sometimes a problem limited Schengen visa holders.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt Access
Sky Lounge Frankfurt serves SkyTeam Alliance premium passengers. You will have an access to Frankfurt Sky Lounge if you fly first class or business class with these partner airlines
- Delta Airlines
- Korean Air
- China Airlines
- Vietnam Airlines
- China Southern Airlines
- Saudi Arabian Airlines
…and some others.
FRA Sky Lounge is also one of Frankfurt’s Priority Pass lounge options.
When we fly, we always take our Priority Pass to get into over 1,200 lounges at airports around the world (and get discounts at several restaurants!) If you travel, consider getting a Priority Pass Membership and stop paying for drinks and food at the airport!
If you don’t have access to a Priority Pass lounge in Frankfurt, you can purchase a three-hour pass to the lounge for 39.00 €, or a full-day pass for 99.00 €.
The rate for kids aged 2-12 is 20.00 € per three-hour visit.
You can either purchase lounge admission at the front desk or on their official shop page. A side note on showers in this Frankfurt Airport Lounge: although they have them, it will cost you an extra 8.00 €.
There are no exceptions to this rule.
Groups of 10 or more can get a discounted rate by emailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt hours are 6:15 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Checking in to Sky Lounge Frankfurt
Accessing this lounge is as simple as presenting your airport lounge membership and a same-day boarding pass.
The staff was helpful when I checked in. Not so much with cheerfulness though! I was the first guest to check in at 6:15 a.m., so I didn’t expect cheery people anyway. It’s too early for this!
This Priority Pass Lounge in Frankfurt accepted my membership card with no issues.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt Layout
The main lounge area has an open design concept with a few partition walls to create smaller areas. Big windows allow natural lights to come into the lounge.
We wish it had better view to the outside though, instead of the SkyTrain platform and a busy highway in the distance.
But still, it was nice to have natural light.
As you can see, there are many different seating configurations and comfy sofas to suit your needs.
There are so many seats available, and it would be hard to imagine not to get your own spot when you’re visiting the Frankfurt Sky Lounge, even in a busy day.
The official lounge capacity is 70 people.
Food and Drink at the Frankfurt Sky Lounge
I visited the Sky Lounge in the early morning, so it was breakfast during my stay.
The Sky Lounge in Frankfurt opens at 6:15 a.m.
Although there’s not much of a hot food breakfast selection at this lounge this early, I was surprised to find many other options in Sky Lounge.
A continental breakfast is available until 10 a.m. After 10, the Sky Lounge menu includes hot German sausage and hot soup daily for lunch and dinner.
During my breakfast visit, however, I found hot sausages inside the hot pot jar.
You can grab a hotdog bun + condiments and help yourself.
Regular breakfast food, such as yogurt, fresh fruit, and certain cereals are available.
Hot and Cold Drinks at Sky Lounge
Sky Lounge in Frankfurt has a self-serve bar and beer cooler.
Anything from Baileys, Jack Daniels, Aperol, and Martini mis is available.
You can find a selection of the German beer, Krombacher, inside the cooler. They also have Pilsener, Weizen (Wheat beer), and even alcohol-free beers. The local Frankfurter Apfelwein, or applewine, is also available.
As a good resident of Atlanta, Georgia, I was happy to find a soda fountain with Coca-Cola products and sparkling water as an option.
It is worth mentioning that the Sky Lounge Frankfurt coffee machine makes an excellent Latte Macchiato with the milk foam and coffee layered to perfection.
Use the real glass, not cups, for this wonderful coffee.
I love how they very neatly label their tea selections.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt Amenities
Here are some of the amenities available inside the Frankfurt Sky Lounge.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt doesn’t offer a Wi-Fi network to its costumers; however, that’s not really a problem. You can still use the Frankfurt Airport Wi-Fi network from inside the lounge. It’s free, reliable and fast, and covers the whole airport.
Showers in Frankfurt Airport Sky Lounge
Shower stalls are available inside the Sky Lounge FRA; however, there is an extra charge 8.00 € to use them. No exceptions.
You will get towels and a toiletries kit after purchasing your shower pass from the front desk.
Sky Lounge Frankfurt has two computers and a printer. Staff can assist you with your basic printing questions.
Other than that, you can sit down in available work stations with your own laptop, or use their other high table station for your computer.
I thought this was pretty cool. They have game boards in this lounge and it’s the first time I’ve seen this!
If you want to kill some time, just ask the attendant and check out your favorite game.
One of the nicer touches people will appreciate is the designated quiet area towards the back of the lounge. It has large recliners where you can take a nap.
There are plenty of outlet inside the room to charge your electronics.
Unfortunately, the light here is as bright as it is in the main area. It would be nice if they could dim the room for a perfect power-nap!
Electrical outlets in FRA Sky Lounge
There are plenty electrical outlets throughout the lounge area to charge your electronics. They come in the standard European two-prong outlets.
Magazines and newspapers
Sky Lounge Frankfurt offers complimentary newspapers and magazines. Some of the options include Cosmopolitan, GQ, Die Welt, and Frankfurter Allgemeine.
There are also Korean publications and English ones like USA Today.
You’ll find them in the main lounge area.
Things to know about Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt International Airport is big!
Frankfurt Airport is one of largest and most complicated airports in Europe. There are two terminals with different concourses, and almost every single one of them has Schengen and non-Schengen areas.
Travelers can easily go in the wrong direction, which can complicated your immigration and security experience.
If you are flying to, or transiting through, Frankfurt Airport, it is worth it to check where you will land, as well as where you will depart.
You can see a good Frankfurt Airport map from the Frankfurt International Airport official page.
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Other Frankfurt Priority Pass Lounges
If you have Priority Pass access, check out some other FRA Priority Pass Lounges:
Frankfurt has total of 24 airport lounges, so there are lots of lounges you can check out. Most of these lounges don’t accept Priority Pass.
However, if you have the Amex Platinum Credit Card, you can visit the Frankfurt Lufthansa Business Lounge with your membership.
More on Airport Lounges and Business Class Lounges
We have several memberships and airline statuses that allow us to access airport lounges all around the world.
If you want to learn more about airport lounges, start with our post, Is Airport Lounge Access Worth The Cost of a Priority Pass or Credit Card?
You can read more of our airport lounges reviews as well.
And if you want to get a Priority Pass, click this link to find out more.
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