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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Frankfurt (FRA)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or PayID. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Fares displayed are the lowest available and may not apply on direct flights. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines.

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Visiting from Sydney to Frankfurt

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Frankfurt is the financial capital of continental Europe and packed with culture, commerce, trade fares and cuisine. Cultural highlights include the ‘Museumsufer’ – a collection of 11 museums lined up on either side of the Rhine River, The Frankfurt Opera House and Römer (a collection of nine houses). Frankfurt has a fantastic restaurant scene too, choose from top restaurants, gastro pubs or grab a Frankfurter Würstchen German sausage. The city offers invaluable insight into Germany’s past and is popular destination to visit.

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Flight information

Fly Sydney (SYD) to FRA (Frankfurt)

The approximate flight time for flights from Sydney to Frankfurt is 29 hours and 50 minutes, via London Heathrow.

When to visit

Frankfurt has a temperate-oceanic climate with annual temperature of 10.6°C, the monthly mean temperatures range from 1.6°C in January to 20°C in July. Summers in Frankfurt can get very warm, up to 25°C in August. The best time to visit Frankfurt, is during October to join in the Frankfurt Book Fair. Spring and autumn are also popular times to visit, with the cherry blossoms in April, Easter and fountains light up the city. Winter is cold, but magical with the Christmas market, though pack a warm jacket as temperatures drop to near freezing.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Frankfurt Airport (FRA).Opens in a new tab or window Also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen, is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, Germany. The airport is located 12 km southwest of the city centre. 

Arriving in Frankfurt

When your flight arrives on Frankfurt, you’ll be welcomed by the staff the airport to get your visit off to the right start. 

Getting into Frankfurt from Frankfurt Airport   

With a range of transport options available at Frankfurt Airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from train, bus, taxi, coach, hotel shuttle, car rental or Uber. Travelling by train is an efficient way to reach Frankfurt from the airport. There are a couple of train stations at the airport for suburban and regional trains. The S Bahn are the regional trains for short distances and the station is located on the ground floor of the airport, below terminal 1. You can get to the main train station in Frankfurt, which takes 11 minutes. U Bahn is the Frankfurt metro and takes 8 minutes to get into the city. Long distance trains can take you to other destinations in Germany. On the Airliner bus, you can transfer to the city in 30 minutes or local buses also run to the city centre. Taxi is a convenient way to travel with ranks located outside both terminals, or you can book an Uber. It's possible to rent a car, use the car sharing system or organise a hotel transfer.

Getting around Frankfurt

Getting around Frankfurt is simple and public transport is the best way to easily travel all over the city and often faster than a car. The U- Bahn (subways), S-Bahn (commuter trains), trams and buses form the network. The system is well organised, safe and punctual. The U-Bahn works with the train system and trains run every 2 to 5 minutes in the city. The S-Bahn are the city trains and travel around the city centre and surrounding suburbs, with regular services. Buses run through Frankfurt and bus stops are marked with a green "H". It's a good idea to buy an all-day ticket to see the sights. Renting a car is not necessary for travel within Frankfurt, but can be helpful for traveling around the country and exploring the world-famous Autobahn. Biking is a good way to travel around Frankfurt, you can use one of the many bike-sharing systems or you can easily walk around. You can get a taxi at one of the city stands, hail one on the street or book an Uber. Alternatively, you may wish to join a tour.

Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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