Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)

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Get to know Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)

Frankfurt Airport is the busiest airport by passenger traffic in Germany, the fourth-busiest in Europe, and the thirteenth-busiest worldwide. The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is older and larger and is primarily used by Lufthansa and its associated companies for both international and domestic flights. Terminal 2 hosts both international and domestic flights. Terminal 3 is under construction and should be fully operational by 2023. You can transfer between terminals via the Skyline monorail, which departs every 2 - 3 minutes. Or you can use a shuttle bus which departs every 10 minutes. If you need to park your car, you can choose from 15,000 spots. If you need to relax between flights, you can use the yoga room. The airport has two yoga rooms, gaming worlds, leisure zones, movie worlds, and entertainment gates. All of these can help you re-energize. And if you like aircraft, there's a Visitor's Terrace in Terminal 2 where you can watch planes landing and taking off on the runway.

Airport locationFrankfurt International Airport is located in Frankfurt, Germany.
IATA codeFRA
ICAO codeEDDF
Latitude & longitude50.0330556, 8.57055556
Time zoneEurope/Berlin
Websitefrankfurt-airport.com
Telephone+4918063724636 - General Information
Airport ownerFraport AG

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FRA airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe and can offer you almost 300 possible locations to fly to. Visit Las Vegas, Mexico City, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, or closer destinations such as Toulouse, London, Helsinki, and many more.

CountryCityAirportIATA code
SpainBarcelonaBarcelona–El PratBCN
United KingdomLondonLondon StanstedSTN
IrelandDublinDublinDUB
PortugalPortoPortoOPO
ItalyVeniceTrevisoTSF
CroatiaZagrebZagrebZAG
SpainPalma, MajorcaPalma de MallorcaPMI
ItalyMilanMilan Bergamo International AirportBGY
PortugalFaroFaroFAO
ItalyPescaraAbruzzoPSR

Terminals at Frankfurt Airport

Franfkurt Airport has 2 main terminals and one terminal for first class passengers.

TerminalDescription
Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is mainly for Lufhtansa passengers and it operates both international and domestic flights.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is for all the other airlines and operates international and domestic flights as well.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 (called Lufthansa First Class Terminal) is just for first class Lufthansa passengers.

Getting from Frankfurt Airport to the city center

The are several transport options for getting from Frankfurt Airport to the city center. If you don't have your own car in their large parking lot, you can hire a car, or take a taxi, bus, or train.

OptionPriceAvg. journey timeAvailability
Car

Rental cars start at $101 for 24 hours with an online booking.

20 minutes

24/7

Train

$72

30 minutes

02:15 – 00:30

Bus

$7

40 mins

From 5:30am to midnight

Taxi

$43

20 minutes

24/7

How to get from Frankfurt Airport to the city center by car

The fastest route to the city center by car is via the B43 motorway.

How to get from Frankfurt Airport to the city center by train

From the airport train station, you can go to the city center or to the hauptbahnhof central station to continue your trip.

How to get from Frankfurt Airport to the city center by bus

It depends on which station you need. But a very popular station in the city center is Konstablerwache which you can reach via bus n81 at bus stop number 21 at Terminal 1.

How to get from Frankfurt Airport to the city center by taxi

There are many taxi ranks at Frankfurt Airport, so you won't have a problem finding one. There are also taxis for up to seven people.

Frequently asked questions

Find out a little bit more about Frankfurt Airport before your travels. Read the most commonly asked questions below.

Where is Frankfurt Airport?

Frankfurt Airport is in Frankfurt, Germany, approximately 12 km southwest of the city centre.

How big is Frankfurt Airport?

Frankfurt Airport is the fourth-busiest airport in Europe and covers an area of 2,300 hectares.

Is it possible to park and charge an electronic vehicle at Frankfurt Airport?

Yes it is. At Terminal 1 parking row 126 and Terminal 2 parking row U423. When you make your online booking, which we recommend for this special parking, you will find it as eParking.

How many terminals does Frankfurt Airport have?

Frankfurt Airport has two main terminals and one smaller terminal just for Lufthansa's first-class passengers.

What terminal does Lufthansa use at Frankfurt Airport?

Lufthansa uses Terminal 1 for both domestic and international flights, and Terminal 3 for their first class passengers.

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