Infrastructure

Frankfurt am Main is the ideal starting point for your business with Europe and the world!

The first-rate infrastructure allows for speedy access to all regional and international markets. Almost all European capitals are within two hours’ reach of Frankfurt airport. Whether by air, digitally, by rail or road – Frankfurt is better connected than any other European city.

  1. Frankfurt International Airport
    Passengers in 2015

    61 million

    Flight connections in 2015468,153
    Scheduled passenger flights per week4,600
    Airlines98
    Destinations290
    Countries Served104
     Air freight in 2014

    2.2 millions t

    Freight flights per week 2012250
    Freight airlines 201230
    Freight destinations (cities) 201281
    Freight destinations (countries) 201246

     

    source: Fraport AG 2015

  2. Digital Hub
    global-internet-map-2011-xFrankfurt has achieved a prominent position as the most important telecommunications node in Germany and as a European center for internet connections and services. According to Tele-Geography, Frankfurt is in second position in the ranking of the most important hubs on the information superhighway. More than 100 leading national and international telephone companies operate offices here, which are the basis of the excellent and forward-looking digital infrastructure. Frankfurt is the city with the second most data processing centers per capita in Europe and home to DE-CIX, the most important German internet exchange node and the world’s largest and most reliable data transfer site. Several thousand miles of fiber optic cables run through the city. Companies based here have easy access to the infrastructure they need to navigate the globally interconnected world of business successfully.

  3. Central railway station
     passengers on workdays

    350.000

    Trains1.800 per workday
    Rails29
    Travelling time to
    Amsterdam3:37 h
    Basel2:52 h
    Brussels3:06 h
    Berlin3:39 h
    Hamburg3:37 h
    Cologne0:55 h
    Munich3:21 h
    Paris3:49 h

    source: Deutsche Bahn 2013, travelling time: schedule information 2015


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