Frankfurt Int. Airport FRA — The airport is known in German as Flughafen Frankfurt am Main or Rhein-Main-Flughafen. It’s one of the largest and busiest airports in Europe. It’s the main hub of Lufthansa, the German national carrier.
Other major airlines serving FRA International include Delta Airlines, TUIfly, Air Berlin, Air India, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air Canada and SAS.
Location — The airport is located 12km (8 miles) southwest of Frankfurt city centre hotels.
Hotels in the area are a good option for all sorts of travellers, whether you are on holiday or business trip. Some hotels inside are directly connected to the terminal building, others provide a shuttle service transport to/from FRA airport (sometimes free).
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to the Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : The airport is directly linked to the A3 (Cologne-Munich) and A5 (Hanover-Basel) motorways, which border the airport’s 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.
Address — 60547, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Airport Code — FRA
Country Code — 49
Car Hire –Car hire is available from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt, with offices located in Terminal 1, Arrivals hall A and in Terminal 2 on level 3.
Public Transport — #Rail : 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 AIRail Terminal 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
— #Bus : 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
— #Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside both terminals (journey time to the city centre – 20-30 minutes dependent on traffic).
Hotels, hostels, B&Bs, whatever type of accommodation you are looking for; rest assured there are plenty of purse-friendly deals available within close distance of FRA international.