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The Frankfurt and Rhein-Main transportation network

Mobil_traffiQ-800x600_2005_U4_1Foto: traffiQ

In Frankfurt and the Rhein-Main area, the S-Bahn (commuter trains) and the U-Bahn (underground trains), regional trains, buses and trams combine to provide a well structured public transportation network. And no matter where you want to go, you only need one ticket: the about 150 trans­port companies in the region are all part of the tariff system of the Rhein-Main-Ver­kehrs­verbund (RMV – Rhein-Main transportation network).

For example, not only all of Frankfurt, but neighboring districts, such as the Main-Taunus district or Darmstadt-Dieburg, as well as many cities – from Wies­baden and Offenbach to Fulda, Marburg, Rüsselsheim and Mainz, are in the RMV network, covering 14,000 sq km. On an average workday, about 2,5 million passengers use the RMV’s transport buses, trains and trams. In 2016, about 735 million passengers were transported.

Besides transport companies from Deutsche Bahn to small operators with just three buses, important partner companies in Frankfurt include the VGF (Frankfurt am Main transport association) and traffiQ, which is responsible for supervision, planning and financing of Frankfurt’s ÖPNV public transport network.



Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) RMV-Servicetelefon  
›› Täglich/daily 24 Stunden/24 hours,  
Tel. 069/24 24 80 24,



60313 Frankfurt am Main, Innenstadt, Verkehrsinsel, An der Hauptwache/Zeil 129

55118 Mainz, Verkehrs Center Mainz, Bahnhofplatz 6a, Tel. 0 61 31/12 77 77,

63065 Offenbach am Main, OF InfoCenter, Salzgässchen 1, Tel. 840 00 48 00,

 65428 Rüsselsheim, Bahnhofsplatz 2, Tel. 0 61 42/­500-0,

65185 Wiesbaden, Dotzheimer Str. 6-8 (LuisenForum), Tel. 0 611/­450 22-450,


Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF) 

Innenstadt, Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 8,  
Tel. 194 49,

In Frankfurt, tickets can be purchased from four VGF-TicketCenters as well as about 50 VGF-TicketShops, 600 ticket machines or from the bus driver:

Innenstadt, Hauptwache-Passage

Altstadt, Konstablerwache-Passage

U-Bahn-Station Bornheim-Mitte, Passage

Bahnhof Höchst, Kiosk


Lost & found  

Innenstadt, Hauptwache-Passage,  
B-Ebene, Tel. 213-222 58



Mobilitätszentrale – Verkehrsinsel  
Timetable and rate information, many timetable booklets, ticket sales and lots more.

›› Innenstadt, An der Hauptwache, Verkehrsinsel, Zeil 129, Servicetelefon: 069/24 24 80 24 (7 days a week, 24 hours),


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