Aer Lingus offers a fast connection between Chicago and Frankfurt. Fly from Chicago to Frankfurt with Aer Lingus and look forward to an Irish welcome on board.
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Book your flight to Frankfurt with Aer Lingus and enjoy a complimentary in-flight meal and our in-flight entertainment system. We’ve also introduced new, enhanced cleaning procedures and air filtering systems. Enjoy a safe and convenient flight and a warm Irish welcome on board.
The total flight time from Chicago to Frankfurt is approximately 8 hours and 45 minutes. The total distance is 4345 miles/6990 km.
Known for its futuristic skyline, financial institutions, and many museums, Frankfurt is a thriving city in central Germany. Discover Germany’s commercial heart and book your Aer Lingus flight to Frankfurt today.
Marvel at some of Europe’s tallest buildings as you gaze at Frankfurt’s iconic skyline and snap a picture of the towering old European Central Bank. Ride the elevator up Main Tower for great city views and cross the eastern bridges for even more fantastic vistas. Relax in the greenery of Skyline Garden at the top of Skyline Plaza, where you’ll find play areas, a viewing point and a small vineyard.
Museums in Frankfurt
Visit the Museumsufer for a diverse selection of museums, including the German Film Museum, the Architecture Museum, the Museum of World Cultures, the Jewish Museum and the Icon Museum. Travel back in time at the History Museum, admire contemporary art at Schirn Kunsthalle and the Museum of Modern Art and take kids to Senckenberg Museum of Natural History.
Frankfurt for Children
Observe creatures from across the globe at the large Frankfurt Zoo and enjoy nature at Günthersburgpark. Take a picnic to Scheerwald and let kids splash around in the water fountains. The hands-on Experiminta and Explora Museums are perfect for curious minds of all ages. Children can travel back in time at the Young Museum, complete with period costumes and settings.
Travelling around Frankfurt
Trams, buses, and the U-Bahn make exploring Frankfurt easy, with regular services and good connectivity. Alternatively, rent a bike and traverse Frankfurt’s many cycle tracks. Step off your flight to Frankfurt feeling refreshed and ready to go when you fly with Aer Lingus and enjoy tasty, in-flight meals from the Bia premium menu.
Frankfurt airport is one of the busiest in Europe and is approximately 17km from the city centre. The simplest method for getting into the city from the airport is by S-Bahn, a light rail, that takes you directly to Frankfurt's main station in 10 minutes. A one-way ticket costs 4.50€.
Taxi: Taxis are available at the airport. The trip from Frankfurt airport to the city centre (and vice versa) takes between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on traffic, and costs up to 30 Euro.
Bus: A large number of bus connections are available for getting to and from the airport. You'll find bus stops opposite to Terminal 1 (Arrivals level) and Terminal 2 (Level 2). The journey to the city centre takes around 30 minutes and costs from 2 Euro.
Trains Several urban trains stop at Frankfurt Airport. The simplest method for getting into the city from the airport is by S-Bahn, a light rail, that takes you directly to Frankfurt's main station in 10 minutes. A one-way ticket costs 4.50€
If you’re a U.S. citizen, a valid passport is required for travel to all E.U. member states. A visa, however, is not required for either tourist or business stays. You’ll also need to comply with all government travel requirements. Please view specific documentation requirements on the U.S. Department of State's website. U.S. citizens don’t require transit visas to connect through Ireland into Europe. For citizens of all other countries travelling from the U.S., requirements vary. It’s your own personal responsibility to ensure you’re in compliance with all relevant requirements, and you’re advised to check with the Irish consulate for the correct information.
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