Frankfurt, Germany has long been heralded as the business and financial capital of the country, but the thriving city is more than that. As you fly into Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), you can't help but feel a bit of excitement as you look out your window at the futuristic cityscape. The explorer inside of you will be itching to see Romerberg with its small shops and diverse cafes. Be sure to wear a comfortable pair of walking shoes because you will undoubtedly want to walk across the historic Eiserner Bridge for a breathtaking view of the city's skyline. If you want to soak up the city's medieval past, be sure to tour the Bornheim and you will swear you have stepped back into the era of knights and ladies.
Passengers on flights to Frankfurt often opt to stay at hotels near Frankfurt International airport because they provide free airport transfers to guests. If you are not staying close to the airport, you can take a bus into downtown Frankfurt from the airport. The buses leave from outside Terminals 1 and 2. You can purchase tickets to Frankfurt directly from the bus driver. Airport shuttles also leave from Terminal 1 just outside Arrival Hall B. Both terminals have kiosks that provide cars for hire. Taxis line up curbside outside each terminal and provide transportation into downtown Frankfurt and other areas. There are two railways services located at the airport. To take a train to an outlaying area go to the railway station at the AIRail Terminal. If you wish to ride the local railway into Frankfurt, go to the station for the S-Bahn, regional, and local trains, which are all located at Terminal 1 on Level 1.
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Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) is around 6 miles (9 kilometers) from the sights and sounds of downtown Frankfurt. It's the sole airport in the city, so there's no possibility of your cabbie transporting you to the wrong one!Where to stay in Frankfurt
There's nothing as satisfying as crawling into bed after an intense day of seeing the sights. With 275 accommodations in Frankfurt, you can have your pick of the coziest of them.
Who doesn't love life's little luxuries? If you want to treat yourself for a night or two, book a room at the Grand Hotel Downtown or the Concorde Hotel. However, if you doubt you'll spend much time in your suite, why not try a cheaper option like the Five Elements Hostel or the United Hostel Frankfurt City Center?Places to visit in Frankfurt
Travelers should check out the Museum of Modern Art and the Stock Exchange. Would you like more things to see in this bustling city? The Roemer and the Palmengarten should keep you occupied.
Expand your horizons at Frankfurt Cathedral, the region's main Christian place of worship. Like some more ideas? Marvelling at a skyscraper is an awe-inspiring experience for those visiting urban areas, and Congress Center Messe Frankfurt is no different. And that's not all there is. To hear the awe-inspring melodies of an opera performance at Frankfurt Opera House is truly an experience that can't be matched.How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Frankfurt
These practical tips and hints about airport security procedures will save you lots of time on your way to Frankfurt: