Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)
Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south west of
the centre of Frankfurt.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
The two terminals are connected by the Sky Line people
Frankfurt Airport has trains from two railway stations; the
long-distance railway station is at the AIRail Terminal, and there
is a local railway station for S-Bahn, regional and local trains at
Terminal 1, Level 1. Both railway stations are linked to Terminal 2
via buses and the Sky Line. Buses leave regularly for Frankfurt and
other destinations from outside Terminals 1 and 2, tickets can be
bought from the bus driver. Airline shuttles, including Lufthansa
Airport Shuttle and Hahn Airp
Car hire companies represented in both terminals at the airport
include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.
From Franfurt Airport taxis can be found outside either terminal
and will take 20-30 minutes for the 8-mile (13km) drive to the city
centre. Taxis are metered and prices are around EUR24 into town. Be
careful of taxi drivers taking longer routes to increase the
Frankfurt Airport is one of the best-equipped airports in the
world; it even offers a casino. There are numerous restaurants,
shops, bars and cafes in both terminals, and banks, bureaux de
change and ATMs are in both Arrivals and Departures. A business
centre offers Internet, fax and secretarial facilities. Other
facilities include a hairdresser, chapel and children's play areas.
Disabled facilities are good; travellers with special needs should
ideally contact their airline in advance.<
Each terminal at Frankfurt International Airport has its own
parking facility; 30 minutes costs EUR2.50, and charges are EUR4
per hour thereafter. Long-term parking is EUR25 per day, however
the Holiday Parking lot starts at EUR23.50 per day and EUR64 per
week and is connected to the terminals by a free shuttle
Departure Tax: None.