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Wertheim Village Shopping Day Trip from Frankfurt

Wertheim Village Shopping Day Trip from Frankfurt
6 hours
USD 22.72
Leave Frankfurt and enjoy a day of shopping at Wertheim Village, a luxury retail outlet just outside the city! Boasting more than 110 prestigious international shops and designer boutiques, Wertheim Village also offers discounts on purchases of up to 60 percent, meaning you will get more for your money, too. Select the ‘express option’ to simply make use of round-trip transport from Frankfurt, or upgrade to the ‘experience option’ to enjoy a range of extra benefits including a 50-euro shopping card (worth approximately 68 US dollars), lunch and VIP card for further savings.

4G Pocket WiFi in Frankfurt: Mobile Hotspot for 3 Days or More

4G Pocket WiFi in Frankfurt: Mobile Hotspot for 3 Days or More
USD 86.33
Enjoy unlimited internet during your travels to Frankfurt (and Germany) with 4G-LTE Pocket WiFi. Stay connected anytime and avoid data roaming charges during your trip! This is the best alternative to SIM cards. The pocket WiFi provides you autonomy by simplifying your access to the internet during your stay. Stay connected with your family and friends, share your travel experience and get the information you need during your trip.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) Train & Subway Services

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Frankfurt Airport Train Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the Frankfurt Airport train service.

The Frankfurt Airport train is a very efficient way of getting to town or beyond, although the ticket machines may be a bit challenging to figure out. For the S-Bahn into the city, a photo is shown above the ticket machine, and basically you should follow these steps:

  • Select a destination on the list on the machine, and pick out its code.
  • Punch the destination code number in the machine, and select a coloured button below for single adult, child, etc.
  • Pay the amount for the ticket.

Frankfurt Airport Train Rates & Fares

The S-Bahn train from Frankfurt Airport fare is EUR 3.60 with travel time around 12-15 minutes (a day travel card is available for EUR 7.30). Tickets available from the machines. Press code 50 for the city centre. Machines do give information in English. Your ticket is also valid on any connecting buses. Payment at machines is in EUR (coins, 5 or 10 ONLY, no other denominations) or German ATM Eurocards. Credit cards and other currencies are NOT accepted.

Frankfurt Airport Train Details

Frankfurt Airport Train

Frankfurt Airport train photo

There are several Frankfurt Airport train options, operating from 2 train stations below Terminal 1:

  • FRA Long-Distance Train Station (Fernbahnof) "T"- high-speed InterCityExpress (ICE) long-distance train service, with special AIRail check-in
  • FRA Regional Train Station (Regionalbahnof) "S" - train service to/from the city of Frankfurt and other cities in the region (see below)
  • By train to your plane guide    


If you are heading into the city:

  • Go to the FRA Regional Train Station (Regionalbahnof) "S"
  • You can take a Frankfurt Airport train to the Main station in Frankfurt (Hauptbanhof) and other points all over city using the S-Bahn S8 or S9
  • The S-Bahn trains run every 15 minutes between 04:48-00:33
  • Even for a short layover, taking the Frankfurt Airport train to town just to stretch your legs is quite nice

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Last Updated: 16 Jul 2016