Car rental - Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Ford Ka or similar
Ford Ka
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  • 1x
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$38.00 / per day
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
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  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
$43.00 / per day
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
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$50.00 / per day
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
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  • No
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$68.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Opel Insignia or similar
Opel Insignia
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  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
$75.00 / per day
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A-Klasse or similar
Mercedes Benz A-Klasse
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$82.00 / per day
VW Passat or similar
VW Passat
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$56.00 / per day
Volvo XC60 or similar
Volvo XC60
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  • No
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$101.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at the airport and start exploring Frankfurt right away! Frankfurt may be the financial capital of Europe, but this city offers so much more. Head to the center to check out impressive churches and cathedrals, historic watchtowers, and museums—the nature museum is a must see.

Leave your rental close to Zeil Street to explore the city’s main shopping district, go to local restaurants for some traditional Hessen cuisine and the area’s famous apple cider, or drive your rental car outside of Frankfurt to explore the beautiful forests and hills around Main River.

Frankfurt is fascinating, but a lot of other great destinations are also close by. You can travel to Berlin and Hamburg, head south to the majestic Bavarian Alps, or cross national borders and reach Amsterdam, Paris, or Prague in three to six hours. You can even pick up your rental car at Frankfurt Airport and drop it off in a different city. Find the right car for you and start your Germany adventure now!

Frankfurt Airport is also known as Flughafen Frankfurt am Main and Rhein-Main-Flughafen.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Vienna
  • Madrid
  • Dubai
  • Paris
  • Barcelona

Main airlines

Lufthansa, Condor, Ryanair, SunExpress Deutschland, TUI fly Deutschland, and United Airlines


Frankfurt Airport has two main passenger terminals (T1 and T2) and a much smaller First Class Terminal. You can get from one terminal to another using the free SkyLine train.


Frankfurt Airport is about 12 km (7.5 mi) from central Frankfurt. Motorway B43, Hans-Thoma-Straße, and Untermainbrücke are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

Alamo, Europcar, InterRent DE, SIXT, Keddy, and Enterprise

Car rental desks

You’ll find most in Concourses A and D of Terminal 1.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find cafés, restaurants, bars, and an ice cream parlor. Many dining places are open 24/7. For shopping, there are about 140 stores, including duty-free outlets for passengers leaving the EU. You’ll also find ATMs, currency exchange offices, several lounges, four on-site hotels, children’s play areas, baby care facilities, a lost and found office, two pharmacies, an airport clinic, a movie area, flight simulator, hair salon, dry cleaning, showers, a spa, yoga room, and a prayer room. The two luggage storage services are at Concourse B/C, level 0 of Terminal 1, and at Concourse 2, level 2 of Terminal 2. Both are open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The airport is fully equipped for travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

You can reach Esso gas station in about three minutes. It’s located at Unterschweinstiege 2 and open 24/7. Of the many gas stations near Frankfurt Airport, travelers give this Esso station the highest rating.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Country code
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$47.33 / per day
Traffic direction
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC

Airport info

  • Getting to the airport 7.5
  • Departure and check-in 7.8
  • Terminal facilities 7.8
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.6
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.2
  • Lounge 6.2

Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  • Airport name: Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 111 m / 364 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 475,537
  • Passengers (per year): 64,500,386
  • Distance from City: 7.5 miles / 12 km SW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +49 (180) 5372 4636
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When are car rental prices cheapest at Frankfurt Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Frankfurt Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.

The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Frankfurt Airport is October when prices for Economy start from $28.32. You can see that this is 51% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 69% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $91.21 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Frankfurt Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In June the average rental period is 46 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 6 days.

Which is the busiest car rental month at Frankfurt Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Frankfurt Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.

Top 20 Locations near Frankfurt Airport

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Top 7 Best Frankfurt Airport Suppliers in 2018

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