Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
60547, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Telefon: (069) 6900 or (01805) 372 4636
The airport is located 12km (8 miles) southwest of Frankfurt city centre.
How to get there
The airport is directly linked to the A3 (Cologne-Munich) and A5 (Hanover-Basel) motorways, which border the airports eastern and northern boundaries and meet up at the Frankfurter Kreuz junction for access to the airport on the federal road B43. The A67, serving destinations in the south, connects with the A5.
Information about parking possibilities at the Frankfurt Airport
Access by public transport
Frankfurt airport has two passenger railway facilities. The Regional Train Station (platforms 1-3) is located beneath Terminal 1. From here, S-Bahn commuter trains (lines S8 and S9) depart for central Frankfurt and the Hauptbahnhof (central station). Trains also run to Offenbach and Hanau, and to Rüsselsheim, Mainz and Wiesbaden. RegionalExpress (RE) and StadtExpress (SE) trains serve many other destinations. The Squaire long-distance train station (platforms 4-7) is linked via a connector building to Terminal 1. From here, a number of high-speed ICE trains depart to the central stations of Cologne (journey time - 1 hour) and Stuttgart (journey time - 75 minutes), with connections further afield in Germany and across Europe. Services are operated by Deutsche Bahn (tel: (01805) 221100 or 11861 or 0800 150 7090; www.bahn.de).
Regular buses stop at the bus station in front of the Terminal 1 Arrivals hall, and at the bus bay in front of the Arrivals/Departures halls of Terminal 2. Bus 61 serves Frankfurt-Südbahnhof, bus 900 serves Obertshausen Bahnhof and bus 73 serves Kelsterbach, while the Darmstadt Airliner runs to Darmstadt. There are also Lufthansa bus lines to Hahn Airport, Heidelberg, Mannheim and Strasbourg, stopping in front of Arrivals Hall B, Terminal 1.
Taxis are readily available outside both terminals (journey time to the city centre - 20-30 minutes dependent on traffic). Regional public transport is run under the auspices of Rhein-Main-Verkehr (tel: (01805) 768 4636; www.rmv.de), comprehensive bus and rail service information is available on its website.
Airport information desks are located in the Arrivals and Departures halls of both terminals. They are staffed 24 hours a day. There are also several touch-screen info-terminals situated throughout both terminals.