Travel & City Guide
Business Class to Frankfurt
Cheap Business Class Flights to Frankfurt
Read on before you book your cheap business class flights to Frankfurt. We have compiled some helpful information to prepare you for a visit to Europe’s economic powerhouse city.
An introduction to Frankfurt
Frankfurt is Germany’s fifth largest city, and home to the European Central Bank. It has long benefitted from a wide range of cultural influences brought in from across the continent. This bold city is also steeped in history, so there is no lack of interesting culture and stunning architecture to behold.
While in Frankfurt
Let’s take a look at some of the highlights this great city has to offer.
What to see and do in Frankfurt
Most of Frankfurt’s visitors come for one of its numerous trade fairs, exhibitions and congresses, but this city also has an impressive cultural pedigree. It is home to Johann Wolfang von Goethe, after all. Some of the top visitor attractions are as follows:
- Frankfurt Zoo
- Goethe-Museum and Goethe-Haus
- Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum of Modern Art)
- Städelsche Kunstinstitute und Städtische Galerie (Städel Art Institute and Municipal Gallery)
- Historisches Museum (Historical Museum)
- Jüdisches-Museum (Jewish Museum)
- Sankt Bartholomäusdom (Cathedral of St Bartholomew)
- Senckenberg Naturmuseum (Natural History Museum)
- Geldmuseum der Deutschen Bundesbank (Money Museum of the German Federal Bank)
If you plan on visiting the most popular tourist spots, it may be a wise investment to purchase a pass. The Frankfurt Card offers free travel on all RMV transport within the city and to the airport, as well as a free city map. It also includes a 25% discount on guided city tours and half price admission to major attractions and 28 museums. The card is available at tourist information offices, the main railway station, and the airport.
Food and Drink in Frankfurt
Due in part to its international influences and status as a hub for business, Frankfurt has a dynamic and varied dining scene. Along with traditional German food, visitors will also find superb Asian and French dishes at restaurants that range from the cheap and casual to prohibitively expensive.
German specialties include bratwurst (grilled sausage), eisbein mit sauerkraut (leg of pork) and mashed potatoes,schwäbische maultaschen (large savory ravioli), eierpfannkuchen (pancakes), and schwarzwälder kirschtorte (Black Forest gateau). As for drinks, Germany is, of course, well known for beer. There are said to be over 5000 varieties, in fact.
A 10% tip is customary throughout Germany.
Shopping in Frankfurt
Items of note to purchase in Frankfurt include optical equipment such as binoculars and cameras, porcelain, handmade crystal, silver, steelware, Solingen knives, leatherwear, sports equipment, and Bavarian Loden cloth. The best shopping, however, is arguably done during November and December at the large outdoor Christmas markets. Most large shops are open Mon-Fri 0900-2000 and Sat 0900-2000. Plan ahead; all shops, except a few bakeries, are closed on Sunday.
Culture and Nightlife in Frankfurt
For culture, Frankfurt has no shortage of options. Live music, particularly jazz, is quite prevalent in many bars. As for after hours, there are bars and clubs aplenty. Prinz magazine offers the latest bars, club and nightlife information. Strandgut and Kultur News also have information on culture and nightlife in Frankfurt and are available at the tourist information center. Of note, most cultural performance venues are closed during July and August
When to book your cheap business class flight to Frankfurt
Frankfurt has a mild climate with moderate temperature changes. Summer is warm and wet; while winter can be cold. Most events occur during the summer months, with the Museum Embankment Festival attracting some 3 million visitors during August. As a business destination, flight and hotel prices remain fairly consistent year-round. Flight time from New York is 7 hours, from Los Angeles is 11 hours, from Toronto is 7 hours, and from London is 1.5 hours.