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Trips per day12,435
train lines11
Stations33
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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.

Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.

Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.

The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.

What train companies travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Located in Germany, Frankfurt am Main is accessible by train from 859 other cities. You can choose from 12435 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Frankfurt am Main on Wanderu. Deutsche Bahn usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Frankfurt am Main

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn7643h 50m£52.67
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company7005h 22m£57.99
DB Intercity-Express2623h 12m£50.41
DB Intercity1604h 1m£32.19
Non-federally owned railway company384h 16m£61.09
FlixTrain283h 0m£20.63
vlexx272h 50m£32.20
DB Eurocity75h 47m£71.14
VIAS32h 16m£26.51
Railjet28h 27m£38.88
  • FlixTrain

    FlixTrain

    Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Frankfurt am Main?

£2.57 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Frankfurt am Main, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Frankfurt am Main. In the last month, trains from Aschaffenburg to Frankfurt am Main had the lowest average price at £3.15. In general, these cities tend to have the cheapest trains to Frankfurt am Main:

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The busiest train station in Frankfurt am Main is Central Train Station. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular train stations in Frankfurt am Main are:

  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt Süd Station
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

What is the closest airport to Frankfurt am Main, HE?

The closest airport to Frankfurt am Main is Frankfurt am Main Intl Airport (FRA), it is located 7.3 miles from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

Is Frankfurt am Main a popular train travel destination?

Frankfurt am Main ranks number 218 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 2930 in Germany. Frankfurt am Main has the most train connections in the region. There are 815 train schedules arriving in Frankfurt am Main each day.

What is the population of Frankfurt am Main?

The population of Frankfurt am Main is 650000. Frankfurt am Main ranks number 45 in terms of population in Hesse and number 518 in all of Germany.

How much do train tickets to Frankfurt am Main cost?

Train tickets to Frankfurt am Main range from £3 for a short trip to Frankfurt am Main, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Frankfurt am Main starts at , and a longer trip by train to Frankfurt am Main can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £3 .

What type of traveler does Frankfurt am Main attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Frankfurt am Main for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Frankfurt am Main?

The closest train station to the city center of Frankfurt am Main is Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache, located just 0.3 miles away. Select Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Frankfurt am Main. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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