Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN) Information
(Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany)
Frankfurt Hahn is the smaller of the city's two airports and a popular alternative to the larger Frankfurt International Airport
. Although it is served by several low-cost carriers, it is a fair distance from the city, meaning that transfers by taxi can negate savings made on flights.
It does, however, lie within easy reach of Luxembourg and is a good point of arrival if you are visiting the Mosel wine region. The modern Frankfurt Hahn Airport has two terminals which serve in the region of four million passengers annually. Of note, the site remains open 24 hours a day.
The Frankfurt Hahn Airport was used by the United States Air Force during the Cold War. Today, it is served by just under ten commercial airlines, including Ryanair, Wizz Air and Iceland Express.
Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN)
Address: Flugplatzstrasse, Gebaude 667, Lautzenhausen, D-55483, Frankfurt, Germany
Tel: +49 65 4350 9200
Interestingly, the Frankfurt Hahn Airport is actually closer to the Luxembourg border than it is to Frankfurt itself, which is about 130 km / 80 miles to the west. It resides in the Hahn region of Germany, with Kirchberg to the east. The well-equipped complex has two terminals.
Frankfurt Airport (HHN) Guide
- A bureau de change and full-service bank
- Foreign card-friendly ATMs throughout the terminals
- Cafés, fast-food outlets and bistros, including BackSnack Jung, the Pretzelbakery Ditsch, Pizza e Pasta and Flyer One (with runway views)
- Heinemann duty free, as well as newsagents, a beauty salon, sunglasses and souvenir shops
- Car hire with Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, Europcar and Sixt
- The onsite Service Centre has basic business facilities, including Internet access
- Fully compatible for disabled travellers, with wheelchairs and porter assistance available on request, and adapted telephones and toilets
- Several car parks, including long-term and short-term parking lots
A motorway spur links with the E42 autobahn (Route 50), which runs direct to Frankfurt. The drive into the city will last in the region of one hour and 30 minutes. Cologne
, Koblenz and Luxembourg can all be reached within two hours' drive from the airport. Cars drive on the right in Germany.
From the Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN), public bus number 9 runs to the city, the Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) and the Central Station, with services departing hourly. Private bus operators including Scherer-Reisen and Bohr Omnibus also serve this route, with the journey taking about one hour and 45 minutes.
Taxis and Limousines
Taxis, especially limousines, are expensive when used to travel from the airport into Frankfurt, due to the distance involved. You can, however, share cabs to split the cost. Popular cab companies operating onsite include the likes of Konrad, Taxi am Hahn and Taxi Bucke. Cabs with these firms can be booked online. Alternatively, Hauk and Hauk operate limousines here.