Airport Frankfurt HAHN - 116km from Frankfurt/M
The Airport Frankfurt Hahn might cause a lot of dangerous confusion, because you might expect it to be at least close to Frankfurt am Main. In fact it is in a distance of 116 km and driving from one to the other might take 2-3 hours depending on the way of transportation and the trafic-situation because you will go over highways and country-roads !
But at least Frankfurt/Hahn is the BEST airport for travels in the Mosel-valley and partly also the Rhine-valley!!
The counters of Ryanair at Frankfurt / Hahn will open 2 hours before and close already 40 min before departure !!How to go from Hahn to the real Frankfurt:
There is a daily and direct bus between Frankfurt Hahn airport and Frankfurt am Main Airport and Hauptbahnhof : it takes 1:45 hours, when trafic is no problem,
a Single ticket is EUR 12,00.
it is leaving in Frankfurt/Main from
Busbahnhof Terminal 1, Ankunftsebene vor Halle B - Haltestelle Nr. 22.
Busstation in Mannheimer Strasse, at the south-side of Hauptbahnhof, the sign-post has written on it : "RYNAIR/Bohr"
In Frankfurt-Hahn the station is at Terminal A
this is the shedule of the bus Frankfurt/Hahn to Frankfurt am Main Airport & Hauptbahnhof
Here are some links regarding Frankfurt Hahn Airport :
Map of all airports in germany
this is the webpage of the Fr. Hahn-airport
A map and various links around Hahn airport
Hotels closeby the airport
Frankfurt Hahn Airport
It is a little airport and mainly low cost companies use it. The problem is that is located on 120 km far from the nearest big connection – Frankfurt. There is a regular bus line between the 2 points. Also there are connections for Cologne, Luxemburg and some other smaller cities.
But anyway it is a normal airport with its shops and cafes. It’s perfect for budget travelers.
To get to Germany, fly. I...
To get to Germany, fly. I recommend Lufthansa, though if you're flying from England, go Ryan Air. Hahn airport is a small terminal, but close to Kaiserslautern and western Germany -- sometimes cheaper than flying into Frankfurt.
Within cities, use the busses. 99.9% of the time they're on time, and they're pretty cheap. For travel across the country and to other countries in Europe, go for the rail system. A $12 ticket used to get me from my home to Köln; a $50 ticket would get me to Berlin (an 11 hour drive! I know that from experience :P)
"Where to hell is Frankfurt Hahn Airport???"
To call this Airport Frankfurt hanhn is realy a big joke, because you would expect that it is close to Frankfurt rhein main international airport. In reality the airport is closer to Luxenburg than Frankfurt. But take it easy, you can still escape from there by train, bus and car.........http://www.hahn-airport.de/default.aspx?menu=by_car&cc=en
"Germany by train"
If you want to travel with germans, complaing if a train is 60 seconds late the Deutsche Bundesbahn is a must. Here you find the timetables and the prices.
"adresses/ telephone numbers"
If you are looking for people in Germany, usualy the web side of the telephone register is a good starting point. Here it is:
My Visit to Germany.
Germany that was bliss. It's was great to be in Germany simply because ever since I was a kid I was fascinated by the place, its history, its near conquest of Europe, the great German efficiency and engineering skills. So with all that in mind we went to check it for ourselves, and boy I wasn't disappointed. It was early April, 2001 when we set out ant it was uncharacteristically cold (It seems every place in Europe was in the grip of winter at that time, Even the temperature in london was hovering around about the same). But we were prepared with all the winter clothing et al.
We began by arriving at Hahn airport (it was a mistake didn't do my research well when I booked the tickets, Hahn airport is 2 hours by shuttle bus from Frankfurt city, so do check out the place of the airport when you book yours). The shuttle bus left us just infront of the Central train station at Frankfurt. Had some orientation problems, we were going round and round in circles trying to find out where the tourist office was, eventually found it in a quiet corner in front of platform 7/8 exit. One thing I noticed in Germany was the tourist office is the only place where people actually talk in english,all others fumbled and stuttered about incoherently with a mixture of sign language and broken english.
We bought a frankfurt card 2001 which gives complete access to all forms of local transport and discounts to entrances to museums and other places. Then started exploring the maps. Tram/local bus connection in frankfurt is good and is very frequent. Most trams/busses start just outside the central station and go to all parts of the town. After going in the opposite direction the first time (usually happens with me), we eventually arrived at the hostel.Checked in and had a quick shower and little stretch and off we went to explore the city. Checked out a few places by tram (names here ). and then a quiet stroll along the river main, There are a couple of good bridges across the river, which can be used as a back dropfor the sky scrapers which the frankfurters are proud of. They are trying to emulate Manhatten here.
After a good rest the next day went bright and early to Mainz. Wanted to do the cruise up the river to Koblenz, The plan didn't go quite well, because we missed the only boat on the KD lines. The walk to the river front from the station was quite long but interesting because it sent us right through the town centre. People were very friendly here than any other part of Germany. Had to rush back to the station to catch the next train and grab the boat at the next stop which was...(xxx). But we missed that too, so we hit on a bright idea, go all the way to Koblenz and then cath the afternoon boat there and come cruising down stream. It worked. The cruise itself was wonderful, the river was wide and saw plenty of interesting castles on the way each with its own history to tell..
We got off at St Gaor, which is a quaint little town on the river bank and walked along the cobbled streets and did some souvernir hunting. Finally we came back.
The next day was trip to Berlin along the different routes. The happy weekend tickets which costs 40 DM instead of 207 DM which would be the ICE.
The evening reached Berlin. Checked in and slept. The next day walked to the station which was not necessary because we could have bought the one day travel card (tageskarte) in the bus itself. Berlin is divided into 3 zones A,B,C. For most travel
AB is enough or even just A. But if you want to go to Potsdam etc then go for ABC which costs around 9.90 DM. Then went to the tourist office near the zoologist garten haptbahnhof (zoological garden central station). The office is besides the old bombed out cathedral on Budapest strasse. There is a public transport bus no 100 which goes through all the important buildinings and sights of Berlin. and its' very frequent around 1 in 5 minutest at peak time. Get a free brochure from the tourist office and took the top front seat of the double decker for a panaromic view of berlin. Floated around victory tower, Reich stag, bundestag, alexanderplatz, and others. We then walked into all these places and climbed on the top of victory tower (2 DM entrance fee), and reich stag (free entrance). Stood on the very place on top of the building where the soviet troops hoisted their flag. Checked out the history of that building and the place. The brandenborg tor (gate) which was there since 1703 and under which napolean had marched when he conquered prussia and other histor (fill up later). There is a memorial near the place for all those people who were shot dead trying to cross the wall.
The next day took an early trip to sanchenheusen concentration camp. It was a very eerie place covering 33 hectares and stands a silent testimony to all the trials and tribulations of thousands of men tortured and killed there. Most part of it is wiped out except for a few bunkers which have been restored to the way it was. All the barbed wires, the watch towers and the rail tracks which used to ferry the folks are also there. There are countless photos and videos and bits and peices of peoples belongings which have been carefully displayed, the only remains of the murder machine. Visited the morgue which was used to pile up dead bodies after having been experimented on by nazi doctors, nearly threw up because of the stench even 55 years down the line. It was perfectly mechanised, the entire structure, from taking in the people to dehuminizing them to finally experementing on them until the body was disposed off in the incenerators. There was this spot which had logs of wood and the people used to be lined up in front of the wood, shot through the head, the bullets retrieved and reused to shoot someone else. Countless photograps of smiling germans just seconds away from shooting the folks through the head, and piles of bodies in trucks to be transported. The prison was even brutal, the hanging by the hand especially, the way they used to do was tie the hand on the pole behind you above the head and remove the stool suport under the feet. The resulting impact was immediate dislocation of both the shoulder bones and consequently handing on the loose muscle/tendons/and nerves which would have cause such pain. There is a memorial outside the camp which is termed the death march.
We came back to berlin in the after noon and immediately set out to explore the berlin wall and checkpoint charlie. No body in Berlin wants to talk of the wall, perhaps they are trying to forget that such a thing ever existed. even the tourist office women gave us a vague idea of where it was. But if you look on the road just in front of brandenburg tor and before the memorial there is a series of stones in the middle of the road where the wall once stood. We arrived acheck point charlie and the berlin wall. There is a section of the wall which is preserved as national history heritage with photographs of all the things happeing during that time. We could not visit the hitler's bunker because there was some much construction activity going on there and it was impossible to find where it was. But I think I had a fair idea as to where it was. The wall and checkpoint charlie with its famous sign "your are now leaving the american sector" is still there. The checkpoint charlie mueseum is a good one (12 DM entrance). It gives detailed account of how people devised ingeneous means to escape from the clutches of communism.
Then we took the world famous ICE (Inter City Express). It was an experience on its own. It costs a bomb to travel on that magnificient train (207 DM one way from Berlin to Frankfurt which is around 70 pounds). It is the most luxurious high speed train I have ever travelled on. One could be fooled that the seating in standard class was first class seating! Also there are places to hang up coats, leg room is plentiful and the train ride is very comfortable. Seating can be reserved or you can just show up and buy the ticket on the same day. Just to prove the speed there is a digital display which pops up when ever the speeds reach more that 100 kmph then it starts ticking up 103..105..and goes on and on until 275kmph. It regularly averages around 250 easily. This leaves the sports cars on the auto bahn gasping for breath to catch up with ICE. It was an interesting experience watching all the cars. The acceleration and deceleration is smooth as with the ride. If we keep a cup of coffee on the tray in front, the amplitude of the vibration would have barely reached 1.5 cms on the side even at that speed. At one point I was wondering if the train had wings it would have taken off..The only noise inside the train at that speed is the train cutting the wind wwwwwooooooozzzzz
How many hours or minutes does it take from HAHN AIRPORT FRANKFURT TO FRANKFURT CITY,AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST BY TRAIN OR BUS?SOMEONE HELP...
RE: HAHN AIRPORT
RE: HAHN AIRPORT
Hi There! Hahn is fair distance from Frankfurt, bus ride takes roughly 2 hours as far as i remember. the fare was about €12 on a ryanair bus.
We are going to be flying out of the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport on a morning flight, we are looking for an inexpensive place to sleep close to the airport and public transportation to get us to the airport.
Re: Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
check out the following page:
franfurt hahn airport to Nurnberg
I ll need to get to nurnberg from frankfurt hahn airport
RE: franfurt hahn airport to Nurnberg
train to Frankfurt main station, bus to Hahn.
RE: franfurt hahn airport to Nurnberg
Shuttle bus Hahn to Frankfurt Hbf
Train from Frankfurt Hbf to Nuremberg Hbf
or for the lazy ones just