About Frankfurt

Frankfurt— the ‘Gateway to Europe’. It  is the largest city in Germany and a leading financial hub in Europe. Located along the banks of Main River, this city of offers an exciting mix of architecture: glass high-rises and traditional red brick churches slowly emerge as exciting new destinations. Home to museums, theatres, world-class operas, stock exchanges, and  trade fairs, Frankfurt is an important destination for any traveler.

Public Transport System

Subways, Trams, Commuter Trains, Buses

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Cleanliness: Normal to moderate. Efficiency: High.

Mode & Cost of Transports

By Subway

One-way ticket - 2.70 €; children eligible for reduced fare

For journey less than 2 km - 1.85 € for adults

By Taxi

One side journey - 3.60 €

By Train

For day pass - 6.50 €

By Bus

For single ticket - 2.75 € for adults; 1.55 € for children

Round trip - 5.35 € for adults; 3.00 € for children

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 21.07
Cup of Coffee USD 3.51
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.17
Rice/Kg USD 2.34
White Bread USD 1.17
Eggs (12) USD 2.34
Combo Meal USD 9.37
Fine Dining USD 52.69
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.34
Domestic Beer USD 4.68
Imported Beer USD 4.68
Bottle of Wine USD 5.85
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 7.02
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.34
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.51
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1077.14
  • Learning a few basic words in German can help as a first time traveler.
  • If you’re travelling in a group, get your special tickets for group or families in advance to save time.
  • A majority of shops are closed on Sundays in Frankfurt, so try shopping before then.
  • Feeding ducks/geese is strictly prohibited in Frankfurt, as processed human food tend to cause major health issues in birds. 
  • Make sure you do thorough research for restaurants before stepping in for a food experience.
  • Be prepared to share tables with strangers in a restaurant.
  • Carry some cash along with you just in case.
  • Frankfurt is high on crime, drugs, thefts, and prostitution, so stay careful and alert.
  • The weather in Frankfurt is unpredictable; so pack and dress appropriately for the season.
  • Get proper medical insurance done before visiting Frankfurt, as the city is known to provide expensive medical care.

Night Life

Being one of the major cities in Germany, Frankfurt has a buzzing nightlife. There are plush clubs, local bars, pubs, and nightclubs. These places spread across the city and open late into the night. You can hit these clubs and bars to grab a drink, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, cosy ambience, live jazz music, and party hard. Frankfurt is also abundant with adult entertainment with a number of Eros centres, strip clubs, sex shops and chat up bars.

Must See

  • Book a table at the 53-storey restaurant inside the Main Tower to admire the magnificent view from the top.
  • Visit the Frankfurt Opera. Its architectural wonders is especially worth it for theatre lovers.
  • Try to make time for a boat trip along the Main River to enjoy the experience of exploring the city's treasures.
  • Enjoy the spectacular cultural celebrations and experience live musical performances at music fairs.
  • Hit the flea market (held on alternate Saturdays) that are open to bargaining.

Experiences

  • Set off on a 3-day tour to Bavaria to check out the stunning countryside views and admire the charming villages.
  • Book a sightseeing tour to the Rhine Valley, a river cruise to see Lorelei Rock, and indulge in wine tasting.
  • Buy a pass for a single day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour that takes you through the history and culture of Frankfurt.
  • Visit the Museum of Applied Arts for a close-up viewing of  modern art.
  • Head to the Historic Zoo to look at the habitats of the wild.

Activities

Slopeside Schorrberg
Ski
Am Schorrberg, 56470 Bad Marienberg (Westerwald), Germany
Distance From City Center
118 Km
Golf Range Karben
Golf
Eckhardsgraben 7, 61184 Karben, Germany
Distance From City Center
17.3 Km
Ski resort Langenleiten
Ski
Feuerbergstr., 97657, Germany
Distance From City Center
143 Km
Storm Casino
Casino
Hanauer Landstraße 338, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.6 Km
Wildpark Alte Fasanerie
Zoo
Fasaneriestraße 106, 63456 Hanau, Germany
Distance From City Center
25.7 Km
Blaues Wasser
Beach
Franziusstraße 35, 60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
5.6 Km
Hainbachtal
Zoo
Waldstr. 275, 63071 Offenbach am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
11.8 Km
Taj Safaris & Wildlife Reisen in Indien
Safari
Rohmerstraße 28, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
3.2 Km
Ski resort Bischofsheim
Ski
Skilifte Kreuzberg, 97653 Bischofsheim a.d. Rhön
Distance From City Center
41.3 Km
Citybeach Frankfurt
Beach
Töngesgasse 8, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.8 Km
MAGIC CASINO´S
Casino
August-Schanz-Straße 33, 60433 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
6.7 Km
Frankfurt Zoological Garden
Zoo
Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.7 Km
Afrikarma Safaris - Büro Hofheim/Frankfurt
Safari
In der Witz 9A, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus, Germany
Distance From City Center
20.4 Km
Orange Beach
Beach
Gutleutstraße 391, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
14.8 Km
Casino Royal
Casino
Hanauer Landstraße 213, 60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
5.6 Km
Golf-Club Golf Range Frankfurt
Golf
Am Martinszehnten 6, 60437 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
12.7 Km
Kobelt Zoo
Zoo
Schwanheimer Bahnstr. 60529 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
10.0 Km
Golf Club e.V.
Golf
Golfstraße 41, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
7.7 Km

Shopping

Antik Möbel Zentrum
Antique Markets
Odenwaldring 38, 63069 Offenbach am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
7.1 Km
Bankhaus Main AG
Antique Markets
Schillerstraße 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
400 m
Kleinmarkthalle
Antique Markets
Hasengasse 5-7, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.7 Km
Flohmarkt Osthafen
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Lindleystr. 14, 60314 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
4.1 Km
Flohmarkt Schaumainkai
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Schaumainkai, 60594 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
3 Km
Stoffmarkt
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Eissporthalle, 60386 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.8 Km
Frankfurter Dippemarkt
Handicrafts and Souviners
Fahrgasse 80, 60311 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
1.6 Km
Hessen-Shop
Handicrafts and Souviners
Leipziger Str. 49, 60487 Frankfurt, Germany
Distance From City Center
2 Km
Souvenir-Paradies
Handicrafts and Souviners
Römerberg 15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
2.1 Km
Kaiserpassage
Shopping Malls
Kaiserstr. 62, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Distance From City Center
78.4 Km
MyZeil
Shopping Malls
Zeil 106, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Distance From City Center
2 Km
Skyline Plaza
Shopping Malls
Europa-Allee 6, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Distance From City Center
3.1 Km
  • "Shock-Haired Peter"
  • "Paulinchen" coffee mug made by the renowned Höchst Porcelain Manufactory
  • Apple Wine Jelly
  • Apple Wine Soap
  • Backförmchen Set Römer
  • Bulle und Bär
  • Bembel Mug
  • Best of Apfelwein - FrankfurtRheinMain
  • Christmas Tree Ornament with Frankfurt Design
  • Cookie Cutter "Bembel" and "Geripptes"

Official Language

German

Other Language

Frankfurterisch (Dialect)

Spoken Language

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Currency

Euro (EUR)

Population

5.5 (Millions)

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Weather

Few Clouds 11.27°C

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TimeZone

01:57 AM (GMT +02:00)

 

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Ambulance

112

 

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Police

110

 

Electric socket

Type F
Type F ( 220 V 50 Hz)
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Airport Name / IATA Code

Frankfurt am Main Airport - FRA

Airport Name / IATA Code

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport - HHN

Best time to visit

April: The green landscape and sunshine during the late spring makes it perfect the weather to explore Frankfurt.May: The green landscape and sunshine during these late spring and early autumn months make it perfect weather to explore the city.August: The green landscape and sunshine during these late spring and early autumn months make it perfect weather to explore the city.September: The green landscape and sunshine during these late spring and early autumn months make it perfect weather to explore the city.

Moderate time to visit

June: This warm month has hot and sunny days as well as an occasional cool day due to Atlantic disturbances.July: These are warmer months with hot and sunny days as well as occasional cool and rainy days due to the Atlantic disturbances.

Worst time to visit

November: The weather becomes cold, dull and wet with foggy nights during November.December: The weather becomes cold, dull and wet with foggy nights during these months.January: The weather becomes cold, dull and wet with foggy nights during these months.February: The weather becomes cold, dull and wet with foggy nights during these months.

Taxi

Start Tariff: EUR 3.50

1 Km. Tariff: EUR 2.10

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: EUR 35.00

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