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Arriving in Frankfurt

Frankfurt, the largest city in Hesse in Germany is served by Frankfurt Airport where all tourists on flights to Frankfurt will land. All the major airlines fly into Frankfurt Airport, which is home to two terminals and offers Wi-Fi connectivity. Visitors to the city can reach downtown Frankfurt from the airport by taking a taxi or using bus line number 61 to take them to Frankfurt Südbahnhof (Frankfurt South Station). The S-Bahn commuter network of fast trains is also an option to getting to downtown Frankfurt. To get to the city center, it is possible to take lines S8 or S9 towards Offenbach Ost or Hanau at the Regionalbahnhof (regional train station) based at Terminal 1.

Getting Around Frankfurt

Tourists on Frankfurt flights who wish to visit the suburbs can make the most of the S-Bahn. They may wish to consider purchasing a Frankfurt Card in addition to their airfare to Frankfurt. This card will allow them unlimited travel on public transport as well as discounts on museum visits. Taxis are plentiful in Frankfurt and fares are typically affordable. In the major tourist areas of downtown Frankfurt, human-powered "bike taxis" are available. Each bike taxi accepts one to two passengers. This mode of transport is ideal for those who prefer not to walk around the city. Frankfurt is highly bike friendly and is home to countless bike lanes. Bikes can be rented through Call-a-bike service and GoetheRad.

Main Attractions in Frankfurt

Dom (Saint Bartholomeus' Cathedral) is a Gothic-style cathedral built in the 14th century. The cathedral is popular with tourists who have purchased Frankfurt flights. Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge) is quite popular as well; crossing the bridge leads visitors to Sachsenhausen and provides magnificent views of Frankfurt’s skyline. The museums in Frankfurt provide interested parties with a variety of exhibits. The Architektur Museum is home to various displays concerning buildings and architecture. Visitors to Frankfurt may wish to visit Palmengarten, Frankfurt's botanical garden, before heading home.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in Frankfurt

Frankfurt is the ideal place for shopping as both expensive and bargain goods can be found here. The Zeil, Frankfurt’s main shopping street, is well-liked by tourists who have purchased cheap flights to Frankfurt. Nordwestzentrum, a huge shopping mall in Northern Frankfurt, is also high on most visitors' agendas. Tourists may wish to dine at Jade, a small Chinese restaurant offering enormous portions for a small cost. Traditional German cuisine can be found at the mid-priced Leib & Seele while Surf-n-Turf Steakhouse serves up great yet expensive steaks. For the evening, the Cocoon Club is a must-visit for those who love electronic music.

Flight stats for Frankfurt - did you know?
  • Frankfurt is 63 mi from Hahn Airport (Frankfurt, Germany).
  • Hahn Airport (Frankfurt, Germany)
    • Right now, 6 airlines operate out of Hahn Airport.
    • Hahn Airport offers nonstop flights to 55 cities.
    • Every week, at least 0 domestic flights and 168 international flights depart from Hahn Airport.
  • Frankfurt is 7 mi from Frankfurt Intl Airport (Frankfurt, Germany).
  • Frankfurt Intl Airport (Frankfurt, Germany)
    • Right now, 116 airlines operate out of Frankfurt Intl Airport.
    • Frankfurt Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 277 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,841 domestic flights and 13,494 international flights depart from Frankfurt Intl Airport.

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