Frankfurt Airport is located southwest of the city and is operated by transport company Fraport. Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe, finding your way at the airport is not that easy.
Where is Frankfurt Airport situated?
The airport is situated southwest of Frankfurt, next to the A3 motorway. Other cities close to the airport are Wiesbaden, Darmstadt and Mainz.
How many terminals does Frankfurt Airport have?
The airport consists of Terminal 1 (A, B, C, Z) and Terminal 2 (D, E). Terminal 1 has four floors, Level 0 Airport City Mall, Level 1 Arrivals, Level 2 Departures (T1A, T1B, T1C) and Level 3 Departures (T1Z). The airport has four runways, the new Terminal 3 will be opened in 2026. You can travel between the terminals by APM and shuttle bus.
Does Frankfurt Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?
Yes, Frankfurt Airport has an Automated People Mover, called the SkyLine Terminal Transfer. This monorail has three stops in Terminal 1, at the A/Z-gates, the B/C-gates and the Transit Area, in Terminal 2 it stops at the D/E-gates. The airport has one other APM, which runs from the Squaire building in front of Terminal 1 to the Squaire parking.
TIP: If you want to use public transport more often and benefit from discounts on museums, city tours, restaurants, shops and more, then the Frankfurt Card for 1 day (€ 10.50) or 2 days (€ 15.50) is recommended. You can also use the card for the journey to and from Frankfurt Airport.
A good alternative for flying to or from Frankfurt Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.
|Cologne Bonn Airport||137km|
|Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport||144km|
|Luxembourg Airport (Luxembourg)||174km|
|Paderborn Lippstadt Airport||175km|
|Strasbourg Airport (France)||180km|
The distance from Frankfurt Airport to the centre of Frankfurt is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Frankfurt.
From FRA Airport to Frankfurt City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Frankfurt Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Frankfurt Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Frankfurt Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Frankfurt Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Frankfurt Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Frankfurt is about € 33.-. Book your taxi at Frankfurt Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From FRA Airport to Frankfurt City centre by Taxi
At Frankfurt Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Frankfurt Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Frankfurt Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- TUI fly Deutschland
- Air Dolomiti
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Frankfurt Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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