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How to get a ride from Frankfurt Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Frankfurt Airport tips for smoother travels
Frankfurt Airport wifi
Passengers are welcome to enjoy free wifi 24 hours a day at Frankfurt Airport. To log on to the service, look for the Frankfurt-Airport network, enter your email address, and agree to the terms and conditions. Then click on Next and Start surfing.
Frankfurt Airport luggage storage
There are 3 luggage storage facilities at Frankfurt Airport, located in both terminals, which allow passengers to store baggage for up to 3 months. The facilities also offer a luggage shrink-wrapping service for bulky or unwieldy items.
Frankfurt Airport parking
Several parking options are available at Frankfurt Airport, including short-stay, long-stay, business parking, and a dropoff area.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with the Uber app at Frankfurt Airport?
The Uber app is available at Frankfurt Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable trip to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Frankfurt Airport pickup location for rides booked through the Uber app?
Uber pickup locations at airports are subject to change. To find your pickup location, always check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much are trip fares for FRA Airport?
Rates to and from Frankfurt Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber app for trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup?
When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Frankfurt Airport visitor information
Frankfurt am Main Airport opened in 1936 and has since grown to be one of the biggest airports in Germany, welcoming almost 70 million passengers through its doors every year. It is an important transport hub for Europe and is Germany’s largest job complex within a single location, employing around 81,000 people throughout 450 companies and organizations. The airport is located 12 kilometers (7 miles) to the southeast of Frankfurt, making it about a 15-minute trip from the city center to the airport dropoff point.
Frankfurt Airport terminals
Frankfurt Airport has 2 terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, with a shuttle bus or a SkyLine train service available to navigate between them. International and domestic flights use both terminals, so check your departure terminal carefully. Frankfurt Airport is also home to the Lufthansa First Class Terminal, which is exclusively used for first-class passengers of Lufthansa.
Frankfurt Airport restaurants
Whether you fancy a gourmet breakfast, a light lunch, or a sit-down dinner, Frankfurt Airport can cater to your tastes. A large selection of food outlets offers everything from quick snacks to delicious full meals for people with plenty of time to spare. In addition to standard fare such as sandwiches, soups, salads, hot and cold beverages, smoothies, juices, and pastries, passengers can enjoy a selection of world cuisines, including Italian, Asian, and, of course, traditional German dishes. Options for vegetarians are available, as well as gluten-free meals.
Frankfurt Airport shops
For travelers who like to relax with a spot of retail therapy, FRA Airport has plenty to offer. The airport has a duty-free section selling world-class brands at low prices, including perfume, aftershave, confectionary, sunglasses, cosmetics, fashion accessories, and beers, wines, and spirits. Stores selling luxury fashion brands, shoes, electronics, jewelry, newspapers, magazines, books, pharmaceutical items, and last-minute travel needs are also available. Plus, passengers can stock up on souvenirs such as caviar and traditional German foods.
Frankfurt Airport lounges
Frankfurt has a large selection of lounges, some of which are open only to frequent fliers or business class travelers. However, some lounges are available to all passengers for a fee. Here, you can relax before a flight and enjoy comfortable seating, hot and cold food and drinks, wifi, television, and newspapers.
Services at FRA
A wide range of services are available at Frankfurt Airport to ensure that all passengers enjoy a smooth journey. Workspaces are available for business travelers or those who wish to spend time at the airport surfing the web. Families traveling with young children will find play areas located in both terminals and baby rooms dedicated to diaper changing and breastfeeding. For passengers with a long wait, there are several Movie Worlds located in Terminal 1, showing blockbuster movies, documentaries, and popular television series.
Frankfurt Airport hotels
Several hotels are located within the site of Frankfurt Airport, offering accommodation options to suit many budgets. Some have direct pedestrian access to the terminals. In the areas immediately outside of the airport, particularly in the Rüsselsheim and Langen districts, many more accommodation options can be found. With the center of Frankfurt lying just a short trip away, travelers who aren’t in a rush to catch their flight can also make the most of the large selection of hotels and rooms there.
Points of interest near Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt is a major financial hub, which makes it a popular destination for business travelers, but it also has plenty to offer sightseers in terms of art, architecture, and museums. Some sights to see in Frankfurt include:
- Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral)
- Kleinmarkthalle market
- Museum of natural history
- Römerberg central square
- Städel art museum
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