Trains to Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt-am-Main is Germany’s fifth largest city, and is by far the most important centre for the country’s banking and financial services sector. That may sound pretty dull, but actually Frankfurt has a lot going for it. It has a number of excellent galleries and museums, and an Old Town (immaculately restored after wartime damage) which bristles with history. No-one queues to pay homage at the headquarters of the European Central Bank, but the locals certainly jostle for space in the small bars which give character to the town’s Sachsenhausen district. It’s on the opposite bank of the River Main from the city centre. The area’s signature drink is a tasty dry cider called Ebbelwoi. The main station is the massive Hauptbahnhof, which is ten minutes on foot south-west of the city centre. It's a major hub on Germany’s ICE rail network with departures at least hourly for Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart and Munich. There are direct international services to Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Avignon, Brussels, Amsterdam, Vienna, Basel, Berne and Zürich. From December 2017, Milan is added to the list. Stations in Frankfurt are complicated. On many journeys across Germany you may find yourself changing trains at one of the airport stations rather than in the city-centre Hauptbahnhof. The principal airport station is called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Fernbahnhof. Yet another useful station is in the city’s Sachsenhausen district: it is called Frankfurt-am-Main Süd. It is the departure point for direct trains to Warsaw and Moscow. For some destinations in eastern Germany, you’ll find a wider choice of trains from the Südbahnhof than from the Hauptbahnhof. Finally, don’t forget that there are two Frankfurts in Germany. Frankfurt-am-Main is a long way from Frankfurt-an-der-Oder, a smaller city on the Polish border in eastern Germany. Make sure you book to the correct Frankfurt!

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London to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Paris to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Brussels to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Munich to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Vienna to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Nuremberg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Berlin to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Basel to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Zurich to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Prague to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Strasbourg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Karlsruhe to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Offenburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Mannheim to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Mainz to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Hanover to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Venlo to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Kassel to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Amersfoort to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Enschede to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Ebbsfleet to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Manchester to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Aachen to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Flensburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Baden-Baden to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Dresden to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Bamberg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Aschaffenburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Erfurt to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Wiesbaden to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Geneva to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Eindhoven to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Freiburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Heerlen to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Herzogenrath to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Bern to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Arnhem to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Gießen to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Regensburg to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Cheb to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Děčín to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Bad Schandau to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Linz to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Passau to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Göttingen to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Hanau to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Liège to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Fredericia to Frankfurt am Main by train

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