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Frankfurt airport (FRA)

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Frankfurt Airport, opened on July 8, 1936, is the largest cargo airport in the world and one of the busiest in Europe, together with Paris Charles de Gaulle and London Heathrow airports. It operates with domestic and international flights to numerous destinations around the globe.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open 24 hours a day. The SkyLine train leaves every 2-3 minutes 24 hours a day and connects concourses B and A/Z of Terminal 1 with concourses D and E of Terminal 2. In addition, there are courtesy shuttles that depart every 10 min. from in front of the terminals between 5:30 am and 11:45 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 64.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +49 180 6372 4636. E-mail: There are information counters on levels 1, 2 and 3 of concourse B, in Terminal 1, and on level 2 of concourse D/E, in Terminal 2. Throughout the enclosure there are also touch screens with information in several languages. On the Arrivals level of Terminal 1 there is also a visitor center, available from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.


The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) southwest from the city.

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Car rental companies

Car rental offices are located on level 0, concourse A, in Terminal 1, and on level 2, concourse D, in Terminal 2.

Avis/Budget (Tel +49 696 902 7771 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Buchbinder/Global Drive/Interrent (Tel +49 696 500 7120 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +49 696 903 0744 / 971 5290 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +49 6969 7970 - 6:00 am to 0:30 am)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +49 696 959 3244 / 6969 4073 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +49 896 606 0060 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:00 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 6:00 am to 0:00 am)


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Parking services at Frankfurt airport (FRA)

There are numerous parking options for short and long stays. Charging stations for electric vehicles inside P2. Free motorcycle parking spaces in front of Terminal 1. Rates and reservations

Terminal Parking - Covered car parks located next to Terminal 1 (P2, P3) and Terminal 2 (P8, P9).
Business Parking - Extra-wide spaces with easy access to the check-in area, in front of Terminal 1.
Holiday Parking - Long-term area with complimentary shuttle service to the terminals.
Short-term Parking - With direct access to the Arrivals and Departures Halls of both terminals. The first 10 minutes have no charge.
Drop-off Area - Short-term sectors directly opposite the terminals. The first 10 min. are free.


Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline or travel agency at least 48 hours before their arrival. Facilities include ramps, elevators, automatic doors, adapted restrooms and telephones, and reserved parking spaces. In concourse B there is a check-in area from Lufthansa dedicated to children travelling alone. They will be escorted by the staff from the corresponding airline from the check-in area to the departure gate, and from the baggage reclaim hall to the exit.