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How to get from Frankfurt Airport to city centre

Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt International Airport (or Frankfurt Airport for short) is 12 km away from the city of the same name. It is also known as Rhein-Main Airport and is the largest in Germany.

Due to the size of the airport, shuttle buses and the SkyLine internal SkyLine hop-on/hop-off service run between the two terminals for passenger convenience.

Frankfurt Airport is categorised under the code ‘FRA’ by the International Air Transport Association.

The official website of the airport is

SkyLine underground at Frankfort Airport

From the airport to Frankfurt city centre

The cheapest and fastest way to get downtown is to take the S-Bahn.

The S-Bahn is located right inside the airport, on the ground floor of Terminal 1. The station is called Regionalbahnhof. Two lines, the S8 and S9, run here. To get to Frankfurt, you can take either train. It takes about 12 minutes to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof station, where you can transfer to any train of your choice or get off at Frankfurt Central Station.

If you are looking for the Old Town, where the local attractions are concentrated, then get off the train and do not need to change. In terms of time, it will take 16 minutes.

As for the fare, the rates are as follows: €4.65 for adults and €2.80 for children. One way, of course. Tickets can be purchased directly on the platform from special vending machines. By the way, if you plan to move around the city frequently, we recommend buying an all-day pass at a price of €9,10.

If you wish, you can take a taxi from the airport to the city. If so, the journey will cost from €30 and take 20-30 minutes.

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