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Christmas market in Frankfurt

Travel comfortably by train

Going to the Christmas market after 9 December?

Going to a Christmas market? Good news: most Christmas markets open as early as November. You can already buy train tickets to Christmas markets until 9 December.

Do you want to visit a Christmas market after 9 December? Then, in some cases, you will have to be a little patient when buying train tickets. Due to a new schedule from 10 December, we cannot yet sell some tickets. But don't worry. We can let you know when tickets are available on your desired travel day:

  1. Click on your desired travel time in the calendar
  2. Click on 'set alert' and enter your e-mail address
  3. You will receive an e-mail as soon as the tickets are available

This way you will always be the first to know and benefit from the lowest prices.

To Frankfurt's Christmas market

Frankfurt's Christmas market is one of the largest Christmas markets in Germany and is a real spectacle. The market stretches across the entire city centre. From the banks of the Main River, the Christmas market winds through the shopping streets to its beating heart, Römerberg square. This square is fully decorated in Christmas style with a huge Christmas tree in the middle as a showpiece. Stroll past numerous market stalls and celebrate Christmas in Frankfurt at its best!

Celebrate Christmas in Frankfurt

Always wanted to celebrate Christmas abroad? Then travel to Frankfurt by train during the festive season and experience the fairytale spectacle of Christmas markets throughout the city. With more than 200 attractive stalls, thousands of lights and local delicacies, you can do some great Christmas shopping in Frankfurt. This Christmas market is one of the oldest in the world: the first description of the Weihnachtmarkt Frankfurt dates back to 1393. Every year, for more than 700 years, the city has been transformed into a festive Christmas paradise.

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Get a taste of Christmas

Fancy something tasty? At Frankfurt's Christmas market, you will find all kinds of local products and delicacies. Sample some of Frankfurt's Christmas specialities such as the Bethmännchen, a delicious biscuit with almond and marzipan. Get warm with some mulled wine, hot chocolate with whipped cream or hot apple cider. Or visit the unique honey shops, with products made from beeswax, mead and local honey. So you are guaranteed to come home with an original gift for Christmas from Frankfurt!

Christmas shopping in Frankfurt by train

Christmas shopping in Frankfurt? Travel to Frankfurt comfortably and quickly by train. The high-speed ICE International train will bring you from Amsterdam Centraal to the centre of Frankfurt every day in just 3.55 hours. On the way, you can fully relax, read a book or stretch your legs. You will arrive in the heart of Frankfurt well-rested. So, you will have extra energy to enjoy yourself. You will also not have to worry about finding a parking spot and can easily take all your Christmas shopping back home.

When is Frankfurt's Christmas market?

The Frankfurt Christmas Market will be open from 27 November to 21 December 2023 (subject to change). You can visit Monday through Sunday for all your Christmas shopping. From Monday to Saturday, the Frankfurt Christmas market is open from 10.00 to 21.00 hrs, on Sundays as early as 11.00 to 21.00 hrs.

What else can you do?

Besides Frankfurt's impressive Christmas market, there is much more to do! Enjoy hot chocolate or mulled wine in an lively café or visit the historic city centre with numerous museums, theatres and a mix of old and new architecture. Feeling hungry? In the evening, dine by candlelight in one of the many restaurants Frankfurt has to offer.

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Spend the night in Frankfurt

Complete your visit to the Christmas market in Frankfurt and extend your night's stay at a hotel. You will find a variety of hotels in Frankfurt, from comfortable and inexpensive to luxury hotels. Stay right in the city centre and overlook the enchanting Römerberg square with countless twinkling lights, Christmas decorations and market stalls. This way, you can visit the Christmas market directly from your hotel. Or stay just outside the city so you can withdraw in peace after a day of Christmas shopping. Make sure you book your accommodation well ahead of time, as millions of visitors come here every year. So you can enjoy several days of an unforgettable Christmas in Frankfurt.

Christmas market in Frankfurt

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