Transport - Frankfurt has a wonderful and
easy public transportation service to use. Besides
the trains, trams, buses, subways , there are also
taxi services. It is well organized and fairly easy
public transportation to use. The city of Frankfurt
has spent time and money keeping and making the terminals
safe and clean. If you decide not to use public transportation,
you can rely on a large taxi service. Getting around
Frankfurt is a breeze no matter which services you
The majority of Taxi's in Germany
are Mercedes Benz vehicles. These automobiles are
maintained and always clean. The taxis do a lot of
business in the banking distracts but can also be
located at the U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations. Taxi's
run all night long and can even be called to a certain
location if need be.
The Rhein Main Verkehrsverbund other
wise known as the RMV is the main company that controls
and maintains the public transportation services.
They run the U-Bahn, S-Bahn, Bus Lines and Tram Lines
through out Frankfurt. You have a choice between regional
and regional express trains. The U-Bahn has seven
major lines running in the center of Frankfurt. The
terminals are well lit and on the clean side. The
S-Bahn is used in connection with the U-Bahn but extends
to the outer parts of Frankfurt. The lines have special
night train services. They have found offer this,
keeps people from drinking and driving. The fares
and routes are different but once again easy to figure
The Tickets (Fahrkarten) can be
bought at tram and bus stops from ATM type machines.
You may also purchase tickets from these same machines
at the train stations. If you have any questions then
you much go to the ticket office in the train station.
The nice thing is that these machines have instructions
in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Turkish.
The city of Frankfurt understands the large amount
of travelers that come through this city.
Ticket prices range depending on the locations that
you are traveling and the time. On certain days you
have reduced fares and discounts. Your options for
tickets are one way, round trip and if you plan on
using the system more than 3 times in one day, then
it is worth buying a Tageskarte (Day ticket).
This will cost you around 4,70 Euros and you can even
travel to the airport. It is always important to make
sure you bought your ticket and you have it with you.
If a station director catches you without a ticket,
you will be fined and they have heard every excuse
in the book. After checking in at your hotel, ask
if they have Hotel Gasticket. This ticket allows 2
days travel on public transportation in central Frankfurt
and the airport.
If you are looking to travel outside Frankfurt and
want to see the rest of Germany or Europe, then go
to the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (train
station) The Deutsche Bahn (DB) travels by rail all
over Europe. The station is filled with ATM machines,
currency exchange, and place to grab something to
Telephone: 79 20 20, They will come pick you up
Telephone: 018 05 06 99 60