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Frankfurt Travel Guide

Frankfurt Airports

Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south west of the centre of Frankfurt.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the


Transfer Terminals: 

The two terminals are connected by the Sky Line people mover.

Transfer City: 

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 Rental: 

Car hire companies represented in both terminals at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Airport Taxis: 

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 fare.

Airport Facilities: 

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.<

Car Parking: 

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 services.

Departure Tax: 


Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN)


75 miles (120km) from Frankfurt


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the

Car Parking: 

The Comfort lot (closest to the terminal) charges EUR2.50 per hour, EUR18 per day and EUR95 per week. The Quality lot is EUR2 per hour, EUR7 per day and EUR40 per week. The Smart lot is EUR2, EUR5.50 per day and EUR33 per week; while the Low-cost lot is EUR2 per hour, EUR3.50 per day or EUR24.50 per week. All lots are connected to the terminal via a free shuttle service.

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