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Rent clothing in Frankfurt / Being warm without cold weather clothing

You can "simulate" renting some warm clothing in Frankfurt. There is an Oxfam shop in Sachsenhausen, about a 20 - 25 minute walk or about EUR 12 for a taxi from the central train station. Oxfam is ...
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Does Frankfurt have two airports?

FRA is one of the largest international airports in the world, and right next to Frankfurt itself. HHN is a small airport and was completely unknown, until RyanAir started flying there and simply ...
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Traveling from Frankfurt to Madrid on a single-entry Schengen visa

LATAM (or specifically, LATAM Chile) is a Chile based airline. This particular flight is what's known as a "tag" flight - an additional leg that's added onto an international flight to allow them to ...
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Visiting Frankfurt on a 3-hour layover

No, this isn't feasible. It will probably take you around 30 minutes to get off the plane and through immigration (and probably more if you're not an EU citizen). It's then about a 15-minute train ...
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Difference between Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof and Flughafen Regionalbahnhof? Which station should I go to for Frankfurt Terminal 1?

Long distance trains stop in Fernbahnhof, local trains stop in Regionalbahnhof. You'll most likely arrive in an ICE at Fernbahnhof. Both train stations are located at Terminal 1. The regional train ...
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Visiting Frankfurt on a 3-hour layover

No, this is not a good idea. To extend on @DavidRicherby's answer. I just did this a couple of months ago, but on a 9 hour layover. From plane to train took a little over an hour and a half. I ...
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Is arriving at FRA by train 3 hours before my flight early enough?

Assuming your train is on time, or not extremely late, then you will have plenty of time. The Fernbahnhof (long distance train station) at Frankfurt airport is connected via a covered walkway to ...
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Does Frankfurt have two airports?

FRA is about 15 km from the center of Frankfurt. HHN is about 125 km away. FRA is also closer to Mainz than HHN is.
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Exactly 5hr 25min in Frankfurt, can I visit the city?

Yes you could I guess but I am not sure I would do it, for two reasons: Timing I made a quick ideal case scenario: 1h from landing till you are through immigration 30min to the city center by train ...
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Any free WiFi facility in Germany (Munich and Frankfurt Central Stations) or any closed place nearby?

Yes. DB, the German railway company, offers Wifi hotspot service at selected important stations which allow free surfing for 30 minutes. According to their page (in German; cannot find an English ...
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Do taxis in Frankfurt typically accept credit cards?

According to several sites online, most taxis will take credit cards in Frankfurt. However, as the third link suggests, it's always worth checking with the driver first to ensure that a) they take ...
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5-hour wait for a bus at Frankfurt airport

5 hours is borderline. The trains work very well. The S9 goes every 15 minutes and it takes about 15 minutes to get to/from the city. You don't have to get off at Hauptbahnhof (which isn't necessarily ...
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How can I get the best deal from DeutscheBahn when travelling to other countries in Europe from Frankfurt?

The Sparpreis-Europa (ex-EuropaSpezial) fares might be a good solution. You can search for these using the Sparpreis-Finder. If you only want to try the ICE without necessarily going abroad, there is ...
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Do taxis in Frankfurt typically accept credit cards?

As first-hand experience from someone who lives in that city... In theory, yes, definitely. This is standard. In practice, a lot of taxi drivers will try to find an excuse so they don't have to ...
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How can I know my travel limits with a weekly or monthly public transport pass when purchased for a specific zone in Frankfurt?

Up front: RMV is the public transportation provider in and around Frankfurt. There is a detail map which shows the public transport zones superimposed on the stations and public transport lines in ...
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Visiting Frankfurt on a 3-hour layover

Simply put it's a bad idea and you'll probably not be able to do or see much even if you decided to go ahead and manage to pull it off. You have to consider all the time you'll spend leaving the ...
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How can I know my travel limits with a weekly or monthly public transport pass when purchased for a specific zone in Frankfurt?

On the page of RVM (Rhein-Main Verkehrsverbund) you can choose between several types of tickets. If you click on "Monatskarte" (month ticket) you will see a link to the stations you can travel to with ...
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How can I know my travel limits with a weekly or monthly public transport pass when purchased for a specific zone in Frankfurt?

With the daily/weekly/monthly pass for Frankfurt <-> Raunheim you can travel at will in the zones 3700, 5000, 5090, 2645, 3570, 3670, 3675, 6567, 6593, 6649, 6664 as designated in the map below. ...
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How can I know my travel limits with a weekly or monthly public transport pass when purchased for a specific zone in Frankfurt?

Your pass will have the start and end zones printed on it and is valid for travel between them. Each zone usually correlates to a municipality boundary which is not very useful for people not from the ...
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Student discount for Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

Having used student discounts at various theatres in Germany with a European student ID that did not even state "student" or an expiration date, I'd say your US student ID should be fine if it looks ...
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Rent clothing in Frankfurt / Being warm without cold weather clothing

I am not aware of any "rental service" for simple warm clothes and it's difficult to see how that would work since buying them outright isn't very expensive. If you are not keen on spending ...
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Is Frankfurt Stock Exchange building open to visitors?

Yes, the building is generally open to visitors, but you have to book in advance with the Visitors Center. For free, you can attend a presentation about the exchange and trading in general, as well as ...
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How can I choose FRA without HHN on kiwi.com?

I found a bit of a roundabout way of doing this: Instead of searching by airport, do a 'radius search' Click somewhere near Frankfurt International on the map. It will give you a ridiculously big ...
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Leaving Frankfurt Airport during layover

You're free to leave the airport during your layover. Of course you need to pass through the Schengen external border to do so, but as a Brazilian you're allowed visa-free short visits to the ...
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Difference between Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof and Flughafen Regionalbahnhof? Which station should I go to for Frankfurt Terminal 1?

Both will work and are not that far apart. The best answer depends a bit on how your train ticket is booked. If you don't need to change at Frankfurt main station, by all means go directly to ...
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Are there any historical cathedrals near Frankfurt that I can visit?

There are many old(ish) monumental churches all over Western Europe, here are a few options (based mostly on architecture as I don't know anything about organs): Cologne is certainly well-known and ...
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Frankfurt Card 1-Day Ticket - 24hrs or 00:00-23:59?

You can find the answer in the website you linked: The one-day card is valid on the date inscribed until the end of operating hours, the two-day card is valid on the day inscribed and the ...
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Layover at Dusseldorf and Frankfurt, category A or B visa?

As explained in Is a Schengen visa/transit visa required for a transit flight through two Schengen airports? you will not be able to stay in the international area of the airport. As you will go ...
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Arriving at Frankfurt Hahn late at night, how do I get to the city?

I arrive in Frankfurt Hahn airport (a good 90mins drive from the city) at 9:15PM. No worries! The HHN airport is indeed far from Frankfurt, but the connections are not that bad. Just take the 10.30 ...
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