Long layover at Frankfurt airport (FRA)  9.8

Sleeping at Frankfurt airport

Those passengers who have a connection or initial departure flight, in the early hours, will not have any inconvenience to spend the night at Frankfurt International Airport. In addition, several services remain open 24 hours.

Where to rest: In the T1, Concourse B is open 24 hours (the A and C usually close) and in T2, the most suitable area is on the second level. In T1, most seats have metal armrests so they are not the best places to rest. But in ​​arrivals hall of T2 there are seats without armrests which are ideal for the rest, using two or three of them. Another option to relax is looking for the Yoga rooms, available 24 hours. In the T1, boarding area, gates C14 and C16, in Terminal 2, boarding area, near the gates D1 and D4. It is always advisable to have an eye mask and ear plugs since the airport has enough life at night and it is usually a bit noisy. If you have to sleep on the floor, have a blanket on hand since it is usually cold.

In case of passengers in transit, which are already in the boarding area, besides Yoga rooms, there are Leisure Zones, which are relaxing areas with more comfortable chairs and are ideal for rest . They are located in Terminal 1, near gates A26, A50, B43 and in Terminal 2, in gates D1-4.

For those passengers who are stuck at the airport for a flight that is delayed for many hours because of weather conditions or some other phenomenon such as a strike, etc., the airport complex has mattresses for these passengers. You must askt for that service to an airport representative.

Another option (paying in cash or with a card membership) is using  some of the Vip lounges where you can access to more amenities and privacy, restrooms with showers etc. The only problem is they usually close from10pm.to 6 am.

Luggage: In Terminal 1, Concourse B, Level 1 there is a left-luggage office available 24 hours to leave your bags (if you have not checked in yet) to rest lighter and without the worry of having to take care of your baggage. The rest of the left-luggage services close at 10 pm and reopen early in the morning the other day.

Eating and drinking: there are convenience stores, bars and fast food open 24 hours. In Terminal 1, public area, zones A and B level 1 and 2 and in the boarding area, in zone B, Level 2 and 3) zone C level 2 and 3. And in Terminal 2, in the public area, zone E level 2 and in the boarding area,  A, B, D and E, in levels 2 and 3.

Bathrooms: showers are in Terminal 1 and T2, although that service and towels have a small cost.

WI-FI: Frankfurt Airport has free and unlimited internet access and several hot spots in different areas of the terminals. There are also AC power plugs and sockets and usb ports for recharging mobile devices.

Entertainment area: if you cannot get some sleep, a good place to spend the night is the public area of ​​Terminal 1 with slot machines, computers with games, Internet terminals, etc.

Medical Services: First aid and medical care available 24 hours in Terminal 1, with access via Concourse B / C, Level 1.


 Nearby Hotels


Inside the airport grounds are situated some hotels: Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center (Tel +49 696 9770), Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport (Tel +49 694 500 2500), Hilton Frankfurt Airport (Tel +49 692 601 2000). You can also find many options nearby, some of them with complimentary shuttle services. Park Inn by Radisson Frankfurt Airport Hotel (Tel +49 699 002 760), Steingenberger Airport Hotel (Tel +49 696 975 2426), Meininger Hotel Frankfurt Airport (Tel +49 699 579 7965), Hotel NH Frankfurt Airport (Tel +49 6107 9380), Hotel Zum Taubengrund (Tel +49 610 790 260), Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport (Tel +49 696 783 502), Element Frankfurt Airport Hotel (Tel +49 693 6506 5400).

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Latest updates: May, 16, 2017

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