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Flights to Frankfurt: a journey to the financial city with metropolitan flair

Frankfurt is a city of banks and skyscrapers located on the river Main and offers travellers highlights of culture, in economics and in the public service sector. Typical visitor destinations are the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the annual book fair and the old town with its magnificent buildings from past centuries.

A flight to Frankfurt is worthwhile in any season, thanks to the climate, which is temperate throughout the year. The surrounding cities of Wiesbaden, Koblenz, Darmstadt, Mannheim and Mainz can be reached quickly via the motorway network, and Frankfurt airport is the starting point for flights to numerous countries around the world.

Take the opportunity now to book a budget flight to or from Frankfurt to the metropolises of the world with SunExpress!

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Country: Germany
Language: German
Currency: Euro

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Frankfurt (FRA) airport: international air traffic hub

Since 1936, Frankfurt am Main airport (FRA) has served both national and international air traffic, and airlines carry more than 60 million passengers from here every year. Freight transport also plays an important role at Frankfurt airport. Thanks to its size of 2,160 ha and the high volume of air traffic, Frankfurt airport is the largest in Germany and fourth largest in Europe; it is also the main site of SunExpress, Lufthansa and Condor airlines.

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Flights to Frankfurt for sightseeing

If you are travelling to Frankfurt for sightseeing, you should not miss a stroll through the Old Town, where historical buildings are juxtaposed with cultural institutions. As well as the Paulskirche and the Imperial Cathedral, you can also explore the Römerberg, the historic town square and the Goethe House. The impressive 337m high Europa Tower and the 200m high Main Tower are also worth seeing. The Alte Oper stands out among the many cultural offerings of the city, thanks to its international programme.

Major annual events in the city include the Museum Embankment Festival in August, the Dipperness Festival and the Frankfurt Book Fair. While Dippemess plunges the fairground outside the ice hockey stadium into a hustle and bustle in spring and autumn, the Book Fair attracts international visitors. It is the largest of its kind in the world and has two private visitor days for book lovers. In the summer, a long weekend is dedicated to sport, when amateur and professional athletes compete in Frankfurt’s demanding Iron Man triathlon.

Fly to visit family in Frankfurt

Those who are travelling to Frankfurt to visit family can choose from a wide range of leisure activities. Frankfurt Zoo, with around 500 domestic and exotic animal species, is a highlight and the Waldspielpark at the Goethe Tower is also worth a visit. Before returning home, make time for a quick look at the view from the lookout platform at Frankfurt airport. Children and adults can watch aircraft from airlines such as SunExpress, Lufthansa and other airlines landing and taking off.

Family visits from Frankfurt airport

You can book outward flights with SunExpress from Frankfurt to typical holiday resorts, such as Ibiza and Fuerteventura. Other routes from Frankfurt fly you directly to the large cities of Turkey, Greece and North Africa. Finding cheap flights from Frankfurt to Izmir, Antalya or Hurghada will save you a bundle of time in the old country; travellers can buy gifts for long-forgotten family members in the duty-free shops and other stores at the airport.

Business trips to the banking metropolis of Frankfurt

Frankfurt offers flights to almost the entire world, making the airport the destination or starting point for many business trips. Before departure, passengers can use the free Wi-Fi available without time restrictions throughout the airport area and in all terminals, so travellers can answer emails while on the move. Short-term conferences and business meetings are possible in special meeting rooms in the airport building. Apart from WLAN, they offer workstations with sockets, materials for presentations, and catering.

Business travellers will find that Frankfurt Airport offers plenty of features to make flying more comfortable, including special business parking spaces. They are located near to check-in and are therefore suitable for frequent travellers and last-minute trips; this offer also applies to passengers who fly economy and business. Corporate parking and terminal parking are all situated within the airport. Speedy connections to the transport network are ensured by the S-Bahn and a long-distance railway station located directly at the airport.

 

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