Cheap car hire Frankfurt-Hahn Airport – compare offers car rental Frankfurt, Germany
Frankfurt-Hahn – HHN is a low-cost airport in the district of Rhineland-Palatinate (in German Rhineland-Pfaltz) in central-western Germany.
Contrary to what the airport’s name suggest, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is not very close from Frankfurt am Main. The airport is located in the municipality of Hahn, near the town of Kirchberg, nearly 75 miles (122 km) west of Frankfurt city centre.
In just about the same distance from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is the city of Luxembourg and the border with France.
The by far largest airport of Frankfurt – FRA, situated 7 miles southwest of the city centre, does not offer many low-cost flight options.
Low-cost flights to Frankfurt – airlines and destinations at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
For many travellers to Germany low prices of flights to Frankfurt-Hahn compensate the inconvenience of the remote location of the airport.
Ryanair, the main airline at Frankfurt-Hahn offers a vast selection of scheduled and seasonal cheap flights to and from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, including many popular destinations in Italy, France, Greece, Spain (also Balearic and Canary Islands), Portugal, UK, Croatia, Morocco, Sweden and Poland. Ryanair’s budget flights from the UK to Frankfurt-Hahn are available with departures from London-Stansted and Manchester.
The main competitor of Ryanair in Europe, the Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizzair, offers cheap flights to Frankfurt-Hahn from Poland, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary.
A route between Frankfurt-Hahn and Izmir in Turkey is available from the Turkish carrier Sun Express.
How to get from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport to Frankfurt city centre
Frankfurt-Hahn is conveniently situated just off a major motorway B-50/E42, leading to Frankfurt in the east and to Luxembourg in the west.
With a hire car picked up at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport the trip to Frankfurt city centre takes around and hour and 15 minutes.
Alternatively, a transfer between the airport and Frankfurt am Main is possible with a regular bus service. Bus routes from Frankfurt-Hahn are available also to other major German cities in the area, for example Koblenz, Trier, Mainz and Koln, as well as to Luxembourg and Metz.
There is no direct railway connection to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.
Taxis and private transfer services are also available, but given the distance to Frankfurt, may turn out to be a rather costly solution.
Cheap car hire at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport – Cartrawler Germany
Car hire in German is called ‘autovermietung’ and rental cars ‘mietwagen’.
Major car hire companies, such as Avis Rent a Car, Alamo, Budget, Europcar, Sixt and Hertz Germany offer their services at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. Cheap Frankfurt car hire deals are frequently found with the German rent a car brand Buchbinder Rent a Car, also present at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.
The cheapest offers of Frankfurt-Hahn Airport car hire start with prices from around £140 for a 7-days rental of a small city car, as a Peugeot 107, or similar.
The prices of car hire at the low-cost Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and the main Frankfurt Airport are comparable and so is the range of car rental companies. However, it is always worthwhile to spend some time comparing prices from several car rental providers at both Frankfurt airports. Search engines of car hire offers, such as Cartrawler Germany, allow you to check availability and current prices from many car hire companies at the destination of your choice.
Messe Frankfurt – Frankfurt Trade Fairs
Frankfurt hosts one of the world’s largest trade fairs, known as Messe Frankfurt.
Exhibitions, congresses and trade shows take place in Frankfurt throughout the whole year, attracting a great number of visitors, even outside the traditional high tourist season in the summertime.
When booking your Frankfurt hire car, be aware that the most popular events of Messe Frankfurt may affect the supply of hire cars in the city cause a substantial increase of car rental prices.
Read more about Frankfurt Trade Fair here.