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Service Contacts in Frankfurt

Ambulante Familienhilfe der Lebenshilfe
Ambulant Aid for Families
Gueterplatz 6
60327 Frankfurt
Tel.: +49 69 7393573
Located in the Gallusviertel
Hours: by appointment only

Blindenbund in Hessen e.V. Bezirksgruppe Frankfurt
Association for Blind People in Hesse
Escherheimer Landstrasse 80
60322 Frankfurt
Tel.: +49 69 591259
Website (German)
Located in Nordend-West
Hours: Mon to Fri, 8am -11am

Club Behinderter und ihrer Freunde e.V. (CeBeeF)
Association of People with Disabilities and their Friends
Elbinger Strasse 2
60487 Frankfurt
Tel: +49 69 9705220
Website (German)
Located in Bockenheim
Hours: Mon to Fri, 8am - 4pm

Accessible Frankfurt

Museums Festival on the banks of the river Main in Frankfurt, Copyright GNTO
In Germany's most international city, visitors from around the world usually meet Germans for the first time as Frankfurt is home to one of the most important international airports and also to one of the largest trade fair and convention centers. But the city of Goethe offers its guests a lot more than just business. Besides being a modern financial center, it is also a historical city of coronations. Highlights in the Old Town are the Römer, Frankfurt's City Hall, the Cathedral and several outstanding museums that line the banks of the River Main.

Frankfurt Tourist Information:

Tourismus+Congress GmbH
Frankfurt am Main
Kaiserstrasse 56
60329 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 69 21238800
Fax: +49 69 21237880


More information particularly catered to the needs of travelers with disabilities including service contacts, accommodation, transportation, restaurants, and much more is provided in an Online City Guide by the Frankfurt am Main City Council.


Accessible Accommodation in Frankfurt

Accommodations of all categories are available in the central areas of the city or on the outskirts, conveniently located to the fairgrounds and convention center, the Old Town or the airport. The following hotels are equipped / accessible for guests with disabilities.

Accessible Restaurants in Frankfurt

Frankfurt's cuisine comprises not only of cosmopolitan culinary delights but includes also traditional hearty meals such as pork chops with sauerkraut. One highlight is a visit to the Old Town or the district of Sachsenhausen to enjoy a glass of cider, the traditional drink of the region, in one of the many cozy pubs together with the locals.

Accessible Art and Culture in Frankfurt

Within the past two decades, Frankfurt has transformed itself into an art metropolis with the opening of thirteen new art exhibition halls. The museums in the city and and along the banks of the river Main present everything from history to art and science. With its mild climate, Frankfurt offers numerous outdoor activities, as well.

Accessible Transportation

Travelers with disabilities can tour Frankfurt without much difficulty. The public busses are equipped with custom-built ramps for wheelchairs and plenty of room inside. The same applies to the trams. If you need further assistance, please ask the driver.

The subways have wide entrances for easy access. At particular subway lines, these wide doors are marked with yellow bars on the platform and inside the car. Elevators are available to access the platform. Sometimes it is necessary to switch elevators in order to get to another platform. For more information, please contact the local transportation authority or the Mobility Center.

Local Transportation Authority
Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main
Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 10
60311 Frankfurt
Tel.: +49 69 19449
Hours: Mon to Thu, 8am to 5pm
and Fri, 8am to 1pm

Mobility Center
Hauptwache Verkehrsinsel
An der Hauptwache Zeil 129
60313 Frankfurt

Click here to find more mobility centers all throughout the city and in the surroundings of Frankfurt.