layover at the airport
- general recommendations
- kaefer’s recommended for smoked salmon
- a complete guide to the airport
- If you’ll be hanging out in Terminal 1, you’ll have plenty of amazing restaurants to choose from. Those seeking a refined dining experience should head for Käfer’s Bistro, a French brasserie popular among the citizens of Frankfurt. From classic Viennese schnitzel to delicious fresh salads, you’ll find a variety of delicious foods to enjoy here. You can relax and take in the views of the runway through the restaurant’s windows as you dine.
- If you’re in the mood for Asian food instead, head to Thong Thai, also located in Terminal 1. The chefs prepare elevated Thai cuisine with bold colors and flavors. It’s the perfect way to wake up your taste buds after a long flight.
- Will you be traveling through Terminal 2? The terminal has less dining options, but there are still some great choices. Be sure to check out Sense of Taste, a Mediterranean restaurant with excellent ratings.
- The Airport City Mall – located below street level outside of Terminal 1. You can also access banks, beauty salons, and dry-cleaning services in this area.
- tour of the aiprort
- get a massage or other treatment at Be relax near Gate 23 in Terminal 1
- use a flight simulator at FRA
getting into Frankfurt from the airport
The simplest method for getting into the city from the airport is by S-Bahn (light rail). S8 and S9 trains (direction Offenbach or Hanau) take you directly to Frankfurt’s Hauptbahnhof (main railway station) in about 10 minutes. A one-way ticket costs 4.50€.
Buses into the city stop in front of Terminal 1 on the arrivals level and in front of Terminal 2 on Level 2. Some airlines offer special shuttle-bus services to Frankfurt from the airport; check when you purchase your ticket.
A taxi from the airport to the city center costs about 25€ and takes about 20 minutes. Taxis are available in front of the terminals.
In the city
getting a taxi back to the airpor