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I'm traveling alone with a 9 year, so want to make it easy after an international flight. What is the best way to get to the main Frankfurt train station (HBF?) and back to airport? Is Über avaialble in Frankfurt? I usually try to avoid metro trains when traveling with luggage- it can be too cumbersome and I feel I am in peoples way.

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Either take the S-Bahn (sort of a Metro if you will) or a regular taxi.

The former is a lot cheaper and often faster than a taxi.

There is no Uber as you know it in the US. Taxis are highly regulated and metered.

What exactly do you want to do, when you get to the HBF? Do you want to take a train somewhere? If so, where to, a lot of long-distance trains stop at the airport as well.

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It would help to know what your plans are. In general, you will not be the only one with luggage in the S-Bahn which is faster vs any taxi or car, It takes 11 min to the Hauptbahnhof, around 15 min to the city center Hauptwache. It is fast, clean and convenient..

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the Sbahn trains are also much roomier/ broader than maybe what youve experienced in the likes of paris.

Theres also a large open space at the front and back of each carriage for people with strollers or wheelchairs, so also good for people with larger luggage.

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S-Bahn Frankfurt is rather spacey.

https://www.youtube.com/watch…

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It's really easy. When you go through customs and immigration you will see escalators going down. This is to the trains. Ask someone if you are not sure which train to catch. There is a SBahn kiosk at near the top of the elevators. They are really helpful.

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thank you- we are taking a train t he following day from frankfurt to Paris, so wanted to find a hotel nearer the station.

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thank you!

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Do you have a hotel yet? What is your budget?

Try Hamburger Hof, Hotel Monopol, or Excelsior Hotel.

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If your flight is early, the S-bahn can be quite crowded at rush hour with no seats. We also had the unfortunate experience of being dropped at the airport at the long distance train station and not the regional train station. This was quite inconvenient with luggage as there is a convoluted route involving going up and down multiple escalators and a very long walk. Knowing the airport, I quit following the signs and just exited as quickly as possible and walked across the road and into Terminal 1 saving a longer walk and more escalator changes. Hopefully, this won't happen to you.

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Who dropped you at the long distance station? I do not understand. Usually you follow signs to either long distance station or regional station. It is quite simple. If you arrive at Terminal 2, you have to take the Skyline or Shuttle Bus to Terminal 1 and go from there.

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