There can be a situation where you may need to cancel or change your flight reservation with the airlines due to some unavoidable circumstances. For this kind of situation, Lufthansa Airlines is always ready to help and assist. The Lufthansa flight change policy facilitates the process of flight change and it describes all the important points which a passenger should keep in mind for changing flights.


Lufthansa Change Flight:

Need guidance regarding Lufthansa change flight? No worries, you get two options for making changes and amendments in your flight booking with Lufthansa Airlines. The first option is through online mode which means raising a request for changes and amendments on the official website or mobile app of the Lufthansa airlines. The second option is the offline mode of changes and amendments request.

How to change a Flight on Lufthansa?

As discussed above, Lufthansa Airlines provides its passengers with two options for changing flights with them. Read below and you will get all the answers to the question of “how to change a flight on Lufthansa?”. Both online and offline methods have been described below with all the steps for making changes and amendments in the flight reservation. Passengers can choose any method(online or offline) for the process of flight changes and amendments depending his/her convenience and preference. You can find below the complete details regarding all aspects of the Lufthansa flight change policy.

 Lufthansa change flight online:

This method is the easiest and most convenient way of changing flights and reservations with Lufthansa Airlines. Passengers can amend and change their booking online while sitting at their homes, just a few clicks, and the process is done. A passenger can book new tickets as well as manage his/her bookings with Lufthansa Airlines through the online method.

Steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the airline (https://www.lufthansa.com/) and find the triple-lined icon placed beside the “Menu” option.
  2. Find and click on the “book and manage” option.
  3. Now click on the “view & amend flight details” button.
  4. After clicking on “view & amend flight details”, log in to your account with Lufthansa Airlines through your credentials, Miles or the booking code.
  5. For the option of booking code, You are required to enter the last name of the ticketed passenger as well and after that, click on the “submit” button. 
  6. For the option of login through credentials, enter the registered email id and password of the same and click on the button “Login”.
  7. After entering the id & password and logging in, make all the changes and amendments in your flight reservation that you want to.
  8. Choose your new flight for the reservation and pay the charges and difference in fares of the flights(if any).
  9. In the end, make sure to receive the confirmation for the new flight reservation through the mail or phone.

Lufthansa change flight offline:

Passengers can always choose the oldest traditional way of booking flights with an airline company, Lufthansa airline also provides the facility of offline ticket booking through its booking center/kiosk located at the nearest airport. A passenger can also book tickets by calling on the Lufthansa flight change phone number. The dedicated representatives and staff members of the Lufthansa airlines will help and assist you at the airport as well as on the call for your flight change process or any other booking-related query. The offline method for changing flights may be more convenient and preferable for some passengers. 


Lufthansa Same Day Flight Change:

Passengers can enjoy and take benefit from the Lufthansa same-day flight change service, they can make changes and amendments to their flight reservation on the original date of flight and these changes should be done one hour before the originally scheduled flight. A smart passenger will always use this same-day flight change service of Lufthansa airlines if he needs to make any changes in his/her flight reservation. 

The new flight chosen by the passenger must fly on the same route and between the same airports as per the original flight booking.

Once a passenger completes the check-in process through any of the available modes(online or offline), he/she cannot choose an earlier flight change service.

The Lufthansa airline’s same-day flight change service is not available with any of the long-haul/route flights and every passenger has to pay the applicable change fee charges and the difference amount in the fares of flights(if any) according to the terms and conditions of the Lufthansa airlines.


Lufthansa Flight Change Fee:

All of the flight bookings with Lufthansa airlines can be changed as long as the passenger’s purchased fare/ticket conditions allow. With Lufthansa, passengers can make changes up to one hour prior to the departure of the originally scheduled flight. 

Lufthansa airline allows the route change sometimes, depending on the fare/ticket conditions. But when you change your flight route, there may be a difference in the fares of old and new tickets. This difference amount and any other change fee(if applicable) is charged with the new ticket price. The change fee and charges depend on your purchased fare/ticket type.

Below-mentioned is the Lufthansa airlines change fee structure depending on the different changes and conditions.

  • Lufthansa change flight date cost:
  • €50 EUR/70 CHF/$60 USD
  • *€150/220 CHF for changing to a Same-Day Award fare type.
  • Destination change cost – not allowed.
  • Cancellation/Refund of Miles/Re-deposit cost:
    • €50 EUR/70 CHF/$60 USD
  • Exclusions/Waivers: 
    • “Amount may vary or be waived for certain awards fare”
    • Passengers cannot cancel or rebook the reduced flight awards.
  • Close-in booking cost: Free

Lufthansa Change Flight Policy – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, passengers can enjoy and take benefit from the Lufthansa same-day flight change service and can make changes and amendments in their flight reservation on the original date of flight and these changes should be done before one hour of the originally scheduled flight.

Yes, as per Lufthansa flight change policy, passengers can alter their Lufthansa flight booking within 24 hours of purchase provided that the said departure must be at least seven days in advance at the time of changes. The 24-hour flight change does not incur any Lufthansa change flight fee but fare difference may apply.

Yes, passengers can change the flight online by navigating to Lufthansa Airlines’ website. You can manage any individual booking by using your booking code, and you have access to all your flights. Apart from changing the flight itinerary, you can also make changes to your advance seat selection, meals, and also book travel insurance, hotel, and a car rental.

At the time of flight change or delay visit the Lufthansa counter and request a flight change. If there is a significant delay for more than three hours, you can reschedule a flight for free in either direction within 7 days from the original departure.

All you need to do is visit your departure and head straight to the Lufthansa change flight counter. Passengers should note that all the Lufthansa change flight requests must be completed up to three hours prior to the scheduled departure.

The cost to change flights varies with the fare type and the class of service. For any standard fare, the Lufthansa change date fee would be somewhere around 350 USD, and for any Flexi fare, the change fee is 200 USD. For more details, you should take note of the Lufthansa change fee table mentioned in this article above.

Yes, as per Lufthansa flight change policy, passengers can change the return flight after the scheduled departure of the outbound flight and are subject to the Lufthansa change date fee and an applicable fare difference. Passengers can only change the return over the phone by calling us on the Lufthansa flight change phone number.

You can change the flight date online as well as over the phone. To change flights online visit the Lufthansa website and go to the ‘Manage Booking’ section, and you can follow on-screen prompts to reschedule the flight on the date you want. Alternatively, Lufthansa change ticket date request can be completed over the phone as you can seek assistance from one of our Lufthansa flight executives at Lufthansa Airlines customer care phone number at .

Yes, you can change the Lufthansa flight for free under the following condition – 

  • If you purchase a flight booking and the Lufthansa change booking request is escalated within 24 hours of purchase
  • If there is a Lufthansa flight schedule change for more than 3 hours
  • If there is a Lufthansa flight cancelation and the reason is attributed directly with the airline
  • If there is a flight delay for more than three hours
  • If there is a death of a passenger or a family member

As per Lufthansa flight change policy, any flight change may be subject to the Lufthansa change fee and any applicable fare difference. Lufthansa flight change request is always per passenger per booking, and with every subsequent change, passengers need to pay the change penalty.

Yes, if you want to keep the same flight dates but want to schedule an earlier or later flight, it is permitted with Lufthansa and is subject to flight availability. It may incur a Lufthansa change flight cost such as a change penalty and a fare difference if there is any.

Lufthansa change ticket date request can be completed over the phone as you can seek assistance from one of our Lufthansa flight executives at Lufthansa Airlines customer care phone number at .


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8 thoughts on “Lufthansa Flight Change Policy
  1. LYNN BLENKINSOP on Reply

    Number +1-888-434-6454 unavailable. My request ID 5802.
    Need to change my ticket #220336335**** from Perth Western Australia to Marseille France and return, to OPENENDED as unable to travel on these dates. Please advise if possible and, if so, what costs I will incur.

  2. James Hughes on Reply

    Ticket number 220-8522285738 I need to change the flight dates, original 21-27 June to August 23 -30 My connecting flights in Oslo are (1) nach Trondheim with Airlines on 23 August flight time 15.25 hrs flight number DY764 , on the return journey, from Trondheim to Oslo the flight number is DY763 arriving in Oslo at 14.40 hrs I need an early flight from Frankfurt Int. on the 23 August allowing me the time to catch my connecting flight DY764 to Trondheim, and on the 30th of August an evening flight from Oslo to Frankfurt , with consideration to the arrival time of flight DY763. I had try to make the change myself, but, the system did not allow me to do that. Please book accordingly and confirm or ,let me know how I can make the flight changes myself, Thank you for any help, you can provide J.Hughes

  3. Harry Owen on Reply

    I work in an MNC and recently, I had planned a travel trip with airlines. However, just before the day of our departure, something important came up. I looked for the Lufthansa flight change and helped myself. It was a simple and easy procedure.

  4. Emily Gray on Reply

    I wish I could give 10 stars. Lufthansa is a terrific airline and should be allowed to operate across the globe. My daughter was traveling to Lufthansa from Dubai to San Francisco via Munich. Flight from Dubai to Munich got delayed by 4 hours due to which our connecting flight was missed.

    We went to the Lufthansa change flight counter at the airport and the new flight, as well as the connecting flight, was booked for the next day which means my wife had to stay in Dubai airport for the next hours.

    Much to our surprise, Lufthansa not only change our flight for free but arranged a stay at Marriot near the airport area, and also provided the airport transfer for free. My wife was granted a complimentary meal voucher for lunch as well as a free dine-in at Marriott.

    After the trip, we have received a travel credit voucher worth 602 USD as compensation for the delayed and canceled flight. Not just that, they have informed that the credit voucher is flexible enough and can be used by the passenger or their spouse up to one year from the date of issue. What a generous Lufthansa rebooking policy and you guys greatly deserve my respect and appreciation. Thank you guys for the hospitality. We always look forward to traveling with you next time and every time. Cheers!

  5. Martina on Reply

    Hi I’m Martina, my reference flight number is 40290075843, I’m traveling with my two daughters returning to San Francisco the 10th of august. Unfortunately our landlord of the house give us a notice and we have to leave the house exactly the 10th of august.
    I cannot buy 3 tickets to go back, I just wanted to see if there is a way that I could change the flight a week before.
    Thank you in advance and let me now if you need the letter of the landlord or whatever document you need.

    Kind regards

    Martina

  6. Albert Tran on Reply

    “I had booked a international flight ticket from Frankfurt to Mexico city (Dated 16/Sep/22), but I want to change flight date due to some unfortunate circumstances. Please let me know all about change fees applicable or I have to rebook Lufthansa ticket then what is the rebooking fee.
    HELP ME *IT’S URGENT*”

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