Long layover at FRA

Apr 29th, 2019, 09:45 AM
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Long layover at FRA

Hello all, on May 19 I will be at FRA for 6:45 hours. I'm thinking of going into the city unless anyone can recommend any alternatives, such as something to do at the airport. I look forward to hearing your ideas. Thanks.
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Apr 29th, 2019, 05:38 PM
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Consider going the other direction, to Mainz. It's about a 30min direct ride on the S-bahn from the airport.

I've done a long over at Frankfurt in December timeframe and enjoyed a few hrs at a Christmas market, but aside from the small Altstadt most of the city is post-WW2 era to modern age city buildings without much appeal.

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Apr 29th, 2019, 07:46 PM
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Ditto - Mainz has some lovely bits.
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Apr 29th, 2019, 09:45 PM
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I'd also want to escape the airport, but in your planning keep in mind that FRA is a HUGE place and getting from security to your gate can take some time. If you have lounge access, there are some decent lunges in which to relax.
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Apr 30th, 2019, 02:29 PM
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Thank you all for your ideas. Unfortunately I don't have lounge access but I will do some research on Mainz. If the weather is very bad that day I will enjoy a schnitzel and a quite a few German beers at the airport.
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