Frankfurt Airport

Considered one of the biggest airports in the fifth largest city of Germany, Frankfurt am Main’s Airport is the 4th most occupied airport in Europe, with approximately 65 million passengers per year operating domestic and international flights in 2,300 hectares of land, celebrates more than 80 years anniversary.

Where is the airport located?

This airport is located 12km (7.5mi) southwest from Central Frankfurt, and it is surrounded by the City Forest. Some Southern and western portion of the airport foundation lands in three important cities Rüselsheim am Main, Mörfelden-Walldorf and Kelsterbach.

How many terminals does the Airport have?

There are three terminals in Frankfurt Airport, Terminal 1 is the first and the oldest one, with more than 50 million passenger per year it is essentially used by international and domestic flights with 103 boarding gates.

While Terminal 2 has a capacity of 15 million passengers, Terminal 3 it is under construction and it is expected to start operating by the year 2023 and handle more than 25 million passengers.

Each terminal is connected through a Skyline monorail, which is free and departs every 3 minutes from one area to another, there’s also a shuttle buses that departs from 5:30 to 23:30 every 10 minutes.

Every Terminal has three levels and top quality services with exceptional Lounges from each of premium airlines, some of them with an extra charge and some other free.

What is the distance from the airport to the center of Frankfurt?

The distance from the Centre of the City of Frankfort to the airport is 12km (7.5mi), and there are several options of getting there, the first one and most comfortable it’s taking an Uber, and the price may vary from each trip you take.

The second best option is a Taxi, which takes about 20 minutes getting to the center and the cost is around €30 (US $32.54) per trip. Buses and Trains are also high demand services, with economic prices that goes around €0.91 and €12.79 (US$1 and $14) per trip and an average of 30 minutes frequency between each service and another.

 Airlines like Lufthansa includes your train ticket with your flight reservation at Lufthansa Express Rail.

Which airline fly to and from Frankfurt Airport?

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Bulgaria Air
  • Eurowings
  • Lufthansa
  • TAP Air Portugal

And many more airlines, that you can find in

How to get to Frankfurt Airport?

Taking an Uber or a Taxi may result the best option if you want a comfortable trip, but there are also the most expensive, the price has an average cost of €30 per trip, but there might not be any estimated price for the Uber option, since it is available only on demand.

Followed by and Airport Shuttle with a comfortable cost that allows passengers to take the service in each terminal gate with a constant time frequency. Taking a Train or a Bus are two of the most concurred services, because of the economic prices that goes around €0.91 and €12.79 (US$1 and $14) in a one way trip.

How much does a taxi cost to and from Frankfurt Airport?

Taxis are one of the best options when it comes to taking the most comfortable transportation; besides that, they take each passenger directly to the terminal’s driveway and close enough to the check-in-counter.

The estimated time to get to the airport is about 20 to 30 minutes depending on the traffic, and the average cost is €30 (US $32.54) per trip from the center to the airport or vice versa.

What rental companies are available at Frankfurt Airport?

There are two different options of booking a Rental Car, one is booking the service online in Auto Europe Company. The second option is on site, where you will find different Car Rental Companies located in the Airport City Mall and Area A for Terminal 1, and Area D and Level 2 for Terminal 2.

The variety of Car Rental Companies are huge, some of the companies are: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and other more, all of them with top quality services.

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Emily Cabrera

Emily Cabrera

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