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Getting from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt

Frankfurt is a bustling city with plenty to see and do. The city is home to numerous museums, galleries and historic landmarks, as well as a lively nightlife scene. Whether you’re interested in art, culture, history, or just want to enjoy the nightlife, Frankfurt has something for everyone.

There are two ways to get from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt city centre; bus and taxi. The bus is a good budget-friendly option, as it costs €17.00 for a one-way ticket, and the journey takes approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. The taxi is the faster option, as it takes just 90 minutes to get from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city centre.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €172.00 90min 24/7
Bus €34.00 130min 06:30–00:05

How to get from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt city centre by taxi

The quickest and most convenient way to get from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt is by taking a taxi or private transfer. Bear in mind that only specially licensed taxis are allowed to enter the airport. Taxis are available 24/7 and are a good option if you are carrying heavy luggage.

Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city centre taxi fare

The local taxi drivers in Frankfurt do not offer a set fare from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt city centre. Your exact fare will be calculated based on the distance to your intended destination in the city, as well as the time of day. That said, a taxi from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt usually costs approximately €172.00 during the day, and €190.00 during the night.



Trip Duration

90 Minutes

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at Frankfurt Hahn Airport at available 24/7.

Where do I get a taxi from?

You can find the Frankfurt Hahn Airport taxi rank right in front of the terminal building.


The distance between Frankfurt Hahn Airport and Frankfurt city is a bit long, so fares tend to be more expensive, however, taking a taxi is the faster transfer option available. There are many taxis available 24/7, so you will not have to wait a long time no matter what time you land, and your driver will take you directly to your destination in just 90 minutes. There is also no extra cost or restriction for any luggage items.

Editor’s Note

While taxis are more comfortable and faster, they are still the more costly option, as the distance between Frankfurt Hahn and Frankfurt is long. If you are a solo traveller or travelling light, taking the bus might be a preferable option for you.

Useful Tips

In Frankfurt, it is customary to give a small tip to your taxi driver. A tip ranging from €0.50 to €2.00 is common, depending on the cost of the fare and how satisfied you were with the service.
Most taxis in Frankfurt accept card payments. However, it is a good idea to check with your driver beforehand to ensure there are no extra card fees.
There is no extra cost for your luggage.

How to get from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city centre by bus

There is a Flibco shuttle bus that runs directly from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city. Taking the bus is the cheapest option, but it’s also slower as it takes over 2 hours to reach Frankfurt city. The bus service is also not very regular, as there are only 3 to 6 departures from the airport per day.

How much is the bus from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt city centre?

A one-way ticket from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt costs €17.00, and you can get your ticket online. You can also purchase your ticket directly from the driver when you board the bus, however, there will be an extra fee and tickets are subject to availability.



Trip Duration

130 Minutes

The route from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt is operated by the Flibco shuttle bus

Value for money

Flibco shuttle bus availability changes regularly, but on average it runs from 06:30-00:05 on weekdays, from 07:45-18:00 on Saturdays, and from 09:00-21:30 on Sundays.

Where do I get the bus from?

You can get the bus from the bus station right in front of the terminal building.


While the bus is an affordable option, service is not very regular, so you might have a long wait time if you opt for this transfer option for your Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city centre transfer. Timetables change regularly depending on flight arrivals, so depending on the time and day you arrive, you might have to wait anywhere between 2 and 4 hours for the shuttle bus.

Editor’s Note

The bus is a very cost-effective option, and the journey isn’t much longer than other transfer options. However, waiting times can be long and luggage space is limited, so if you are travelling in a larger group or if you are under a time constraint, taking a taxi might be a more convenient option for you.

Useful Tips

There is Wi-Fi available on the bus.
There is limited storage space for luggage on the bus, and passengers are only allowed one carry-on bag and one suitcase weighing under 25kg.
Service is less regular on weekends, so ensure you check the timetables carefully if you plan on taking the bus.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Frankfurt. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Frankfurt Hahn to Frankfurt?

There are two available transfer options to get directly from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city; by bus and by taxi. Taking the bus is more affordable, at €17.00 per ticket, but it also takes longer and the bus service is not very regular. Taking a taxi will cost more, but taxis are available 24/7 and the trip takes just 90 minutes.

How many airports are in Frankfurt, Germany?

Frankfurt, officially called Frankfurt am Main, as it is built on the river Main, has two airports. The bigger airport is Frankfurt Airport (FRA), and there is also Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN).

How far is Frankfurt Hahn Airport from the city of Frankfurt?

The distance between Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city is approximately 120 km by road. The journey takes about 90 minutes by taxi or private transfer, and about 2 hours and 15 minutes by bus.

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