Many Government organisations, banks and financial institutions are headquartered in Frankfurt, making it the financial capital of Germany. It’s also very multi-cultural, with 25% of the population being non-German residents. The city welcomes over 12 million visitors each year. A Hertz Car rental in Frankfurt lets you cross the city and take in the commercial and historical centres at your leisure.
Frankfurt is a city of avant garde skyscrapers and fascinating museums, botanic gardens and public parks. Many people visit Frankfurt on business, yet lots of others also come for the shopping, restaurants and nightlife, Frankfurt is an extremely agreeable city in which to work or holiday, and this is reflected in the wide avenues and road layout of the city itself.
Get your bearings by heading to the top of the main tower and taking in the view of the city before exploring its Roman heart at the historic square the Römerberg. All of this and more is possible by using Hertz Car rental in Frankfurt.
You will need a full driving licence and must be over 21 to rent a car in Frankfurt. If you are from outside the European Union you will also need an International Driving Permit (IDP). For more information about driving regulations in Frankfurt, take a look at our page about renting a car in Germany.
When driving in and around Frankfurt, make sure you stick to the speed limit of 50km/h and park only in designated areas - a blue ‘P’ symbol denotes designated and convenient parking. Not only is the city full of hidden cameras waiting to catch anyone who exceeds the limit, but tow trucks patrol the city on the lookout for illegally parked vehicles.
Frankfurt is also a low emission zone; only vehicles with the green badge are allowed into the zone and so make sure the green badge in your Hertz Car rental in Frankfurt is prominently displayed.
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 0700-1900, Sa 0800-1400, Su 0900-1400
Opening hours:Terminal 1: Mo-Su 0600-2400
Terminal 2: Mo-Su 0600-2300
Address:Terminals 1 and 2
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 0700-1900, Sa 0800-1300, Su 1000-1200
Address:Camberger Strasse 21,
at the crossing with Mainzer Landstrasse
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 0700-2100, Sa-Su 0800-1700.
Address:Im Hauptbahnhof, Mietwagencenter - Rental Counter beside DB ticket office.
A Hertz Car rental in Frankfurt lets you visit and take in the most important sights and attractions in Frankfurt at your own pace. Head to Romer City Hall and St Paul’s Church, the 18th century Lutheran church via Bethmannstrasse in Paulsplatz before visiting Goethe’s birthplace and exhibition room nearby.
Visit the 200 metre Main Tower on Neue Mainzer Strasse for stunning city views before taking the road south, crossing the river Main and visiting the Museum for Communication and Städel Art Gallery which houses a collection of European art from the 14th century to the present day.
Frankfurt is the meeting point of a number of major autobahns. If you’re visiting Frankfurt from the north e.g. Hamburg or Hanover, use the federal motorway A5 to the Frankfurt interchange. If you’re coming from the south e.g. Basle or Darmstadt, use the federal motorway A67 and then the A5 to the Frankfurt interchange.
From Cologne in the west or Munich from the south east, take the federal motorway A3 to the Frankfurt interchange. Like many highways in Germany, the routes into Frankfurt are clearly marked. Many people also take a short detour to Frankfurt as part of the Romantic Road trip which runs from Wüerzburg to Füssen.