Car Hire Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport car hire
Frankfurt Airport, known in German as Flughafen Frankfurt or Rhein-Main-Flughafen, is a major international airport - and the busiest airport for passenger traffic in Germany.
The Avis car hire desk at Frankfurt airport is located in Terminal 1 in the Airport City Mall, Section A on Level 1.
We have additional Avis car hire stations in Frankfurt locations, including Frankfurt Train Station and Frankfurt East
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Plan your trip from Frankfurt am MainAfter you've collected your Avis hire car, it will take you 20 minutes from Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport to drive to central Frankfurt. Frankfurt is known as the most international city in Germany and is a large financial hub, with one of the world’s largest stock exchanges.
Frankfurt has an impressive skyline. The observation deck of the Main Tower, standing at 200 metres high, is the best place to view the city. Another grand building is the cathedral, the Kaiserdom, with its Gothic Tower It’s unusually built of red sandstone and was rebuilt after a fire all but destroyed it in 1867, and again after WW2.
The Naturkundemuseum Senckenberg (Natural History Museum) has an astounding collection of fossils, interesting and rare exhibits and Europe’s only complete diplodocus dinosaur remains.
Road trips from Frankfurt am MainWhy not drive the ‘German Romantic Road’ route starting in Frankfurt and experience fairy-tale castles, picturesque towns and stunning countryside? The great thing about renting an Avis hire car is that you can stop off along the way at your leisure.
Known as ‘the Pearl of the Romantic road’ due to its beautiful buildings and location. Visit The Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the former home of the Prince Bishops, one of the grandest palaces in Europe. The mirrored hall is particularly stunning, as are the elaborately decorated state rooms. Baroque in style, it is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. Wurzburg is also home to one of the oldest churches in Germany and the Fortress Marienberg, which looms over the city.
Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber (the red castle on the Tauber) is a picturesque and quaint medieval town, where you’ll find narrow streets, turrets, fountains and towers. Walk along the city walls and climb to the top of the town hall for stunning views. There are a number of museums to enjoy including the Christmas museum, the Doll and Toy museum and the Medieval Criminal museum.
An interesting town, which sits within a crater left by a meteorite. Nordigen is very well preserved with its outer wall is very much intact, its one of the few remaining medieval towns in Germany. There are some interesting museums to check out including the Town Wall Museum and the Bavarian Railway Museum.
Neuschwanstein is a castle that resembles a fairy-tale castle and is said to have inspired Walt Disney and Wagner. The Hohenschwangau is another castle, located across the valley from Neuschwanstein and the childhood residence of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. These are the some of the most visited castles in Europe.
Driving rules in GermanyWhich side of the road?
In Germany, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- At crossroads or junctions in urban areas, you have the right of way if there is a road sign with a yellow diamond at the intersection. A white triangle with a red border indicates you must wait for the oncoming traffic to clear
- Be aware that on unrestricted motorways (autobahns) you can still get a speeding ticket for driving too fast for the prevailing traffic or weather conditions
- A number of German cities have low emission zones that require you to have a special permit to drive through them
- In cities, if you see a blue sign with white car, children and bike symbols on it, you must drive at walking speed
- If you're caught committing a driving offence, the police can issue an on-the-spot fine
All speed signs will be in km/h.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 50km/h (30 mph)
- Rural areas: 100km/h (62 mph)
- Motorways (autobahns): None unless shown. 130km/h (80 mph) is the suggested maximum
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 and less than 150cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.