What safety measures are in place when I land at the airport in Frankfurt?
Please click here to find the latest safety measures being taken at Frankfurt Airport.
Is the Air-Rail Link currently operating to/from Birmingham International train station?
The Air-Rail Link is operating between the hours of 03:30 - 00:30.
What shops, bars and restaurants are currently open at the airport?
Most of our outlets are back open at the airport. Please click here for my information.
Should I arrive earlier at the airport than normal?
All passengers are encouraged to arrive at the terminal in line with the check-in opening times for their flight.
What can I expect in Frankfurt?
Frankfurt is the hub for banking and business in Europe, lending itself to its nickname the “Manhattan” of Europe, thus making the city a popular destination for business travel. But also, a beautiful city to visit as a tourist; it’s easy to navigate, walkable and has reliable public transport, too.
With so much culture, restaurants and history, there’s plenty of attractions to see and things to do. Visit the Church of St. Bartholomew also known as the Imperial Cathedral - where Holy Roman emperors were chosen and crowned for centuries. Take part in outdoor festivals, including the popular Christmas Market which takes place in November and December at the historic Romerberg Square.
For fun and entertainment, head to the Sachsenhausen district, where you’ll find live music venues, vibey German restaurants and bars, and late-night clubs. Or for a more cultural and historical experience, go to the ‘Museumsufer’, a row of riverside museums catering to those looking to explore fine art, architecture, film and Jewish history. Also witness plenty of cyclists, rollerbladers and joggers enjoying the path along the Main River.
What is the flight time to Frankfurt?
The approximate flight time to Frankfurt is 1 hour 30 minutes.
What is the weather like in Frankfurt?
Frankfurt enjoys a continental climate. Late spring (April to May) and early autumn (August to September) are the best seasons to visit Frankfurt. With green landscapes and sunshine, it makes these months the perfect time of year to explore Frankfurt.
Why should I visit Frankfurt?
Being the 5th largest city in Germany, Frankfurt is ripe with culture and history. The city boasts a varied and comprehensive cultural offering, from dozens of well-known museums in the theatre district of ‘Museumsufer’, to numerous artists and musicians dwelling in the city.
The opera house in Frankfurt is one of the best in Europe and puts on some terrific performances all throughout the year. It can be tricky getting hold of tickets, but if you try hard enough you will find tickets – the hunt will be well worth it!
The local cuisine in Frankfurt revolves around a few dishes, which is a must for anyone visiting the city.Gruene Sosse (Green Sauce), is a mixture of eggs and oil with a variety of green herbs, which is used to dip (or cover) meat and potatoes.
Frankfurter Wuerstchen, a tasty sausage with an audible snap, served with mustard and a Broetchen(roll), or with Sauerkraut. Other yummy dishes include Rippchen, cooked pork served with Sauerkraut or Schweinshaxe, (pig knuckles) that are weighed on the spot and served with mashed potatoes and Sauerkraut.
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