Frankfurt Airport train to city

To transfer from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt you can do it by the vast and efficient railway network.

Frankfurt Airport has a couple of railway stations: The Suburban and regional trains one and another for long distance and inter-city trains.

See the following options to transfer to railway services:

By S Bahn

S Bahn stands for the regional trains available in Frankfurt railway network.

By taking S Bahn railway 6 and 9 lines to Offenbach Ost and Hanau, you’ll be able to transfer to Frankfurt downtown, at Hauptwache station. Total trip time is of 11 minutes.

Opening hours: From 04:32 am to 01:32 am, every 10 minutes.

Location

Find the Frankfurt Airport Regional Station located below Terminal 1.

Fares

The trip from Frankfurt Airport to Hauptwache is of € 4.65 (adult single fare) and € 2.80 (children’s single fare).

Where can I buy my ticket?

You can purchase your ticket at the ticket machines in the Airport Station.

Metro

By U Bahn

U Bahn stands for the Frankfurt metro.

In order to transfer to Frankfurt downtown from Frankfurt Airport, you can take U Bahn 8 and 9 lines, which will take you to Hauptwache station. Total trip time is of 8 minutes.

Opening hours: From 4:00 am to 1:30 am, every 4 minutes on peak hours, every 8 minutes the rest of the day and every 10 minutes after 10:00 pm.

Location

In order to take the U Bahn lines, you need to take them from the Regionalbahnhof station located in Terminal 1.

Fares

Fares for using U Bahn as following:

Single ticket: € 2.40
Short trip: € 1.50
Day ticket: € 6.20

Where can I buy my ticket?

You can purchase your ticket at the ticket machines in the Airport Station.