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Express Circle Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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Flexible Duration
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  • Explore the 'Gateway to Europe,' Frankfurt, as you travel via an open-top double-decker tour bus.
  • Admire some of the city's most iconic landmarks, from St. Paul's Church to the Opera House, Palmengarten, the famous Goethe House, and more.
  • Enjoy audio commentary in 9 languages and learn about Frankfurt's bustling financial district.
  • Catch a glimpse of the unique Palmengarten and go on a stroll along the museum embankment.
  • Drive past the Alt-Sachsenhausen district and marvel at the impressive medieval Römer building.
  • Choose to see the city's attractions while sitting on the bus or hop off and explore at your own pace.
  • Children aged 4-14 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skyline Frankfurt Hop-On Hop-Off Tickets

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  • See panoramic views of Frankfurt from an open-top, double-decker tour bus.
  • Once validated, your ticket can be used for up to 24 hours.
  • The ticket includes headphones and an informative audio guide that is available in nine languages.
  • Audio guide languages include German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese Japanese, Russian, and Chinese.
  • Some famous stops on your route are the beautiful St. Paul's Church, Goethe House, Palmengarten, Römer, Senckenberg Museum, and more.

Saint Paul’s Cathedral | “Römer” Town Hall | Goethe House | Main Tower | “Alte Oper” Opera House | “Palmengarten” Botanic Garden | “Senkenberg” Museum | Trade Fair Centre | Central Station | “Riverbank Museums” | “Eiserner Steg” Pedestrian Bridge | “Alt Sachsenhausen” Pub District | “Untermainkai” Riverside Avenue | “Mainkai” Riverside Avenue | Frankfurt Zoo

  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Located along the River Main, Frankfurt is the financial center of Germany. While much of the city was damaged during World War II and later rebuilt, it is still home to some stunning and iconic landmarks, like the Goethe House Museum. 

There are numerous ways to explore this wonderful city, and the hop on hop off bus tour is a convenient and quick way to see all of Frankfurt’s top attractions.  It’s as simple as it sounds; you can hop on a bus, travel to all important landmarks in the city, and then hop right off, with no strings attached. 

Read on to know everything about the hop-on hop-off services in Frankfurt.

Why Choose Hop On Hop Off Frankfurt Bus Tours?

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Hop-on hop-off tours are the easiest and most convenient way to experience the sights of Frankfurt.

  • Open-Top Buses: The double-decker buses offer an excellent vantage point where you can take in the city.
  • See all the Top Landmarks: You can choose which attractions to visit and only get off at those stops, or just enjoy the sights from the comfort of the air-conditioned bus. 
  • Easy and Convenient: Hop-on hop-off tickets offer great value since you can visit most of the city’s major attractions with a single ticket. 
  • Save Money: Since the buses stop at all of the city’s major attractions, you can save money on transportation when compared to visiting each separately. 
  • Pre-recorded Commentary: There are audio guides in 9 languages on board that give you live commentary of the attractions the bus will visit.

Your Hop On Hop Off Frankfurt Bus Tour Options Explained

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Express Circle Hop On Hop Off City Tour

  • Discover the best of Frankfurt in an open-topped double-decker with this 24-hour hop-on hop-off ticket. 
  • Get off at any of the 15 stops along the route and hop on the next bus at any time.
  • Popular stops include Goethe House, ‘Alte Oper’ Opera House, Frankfurt Zoo, the Trade Fair Centre, and Central Station. 
  • Audio commentary is available in 9 different languages, giving you more insight into the city’s best-known attractions. 

Flexible Cancellation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.

Discounted Tickets: Children aged 4-14 enjoy reduced ticket pricing.

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Skyline Frankfurt Hop On Hop Off Tickets

  • Explore Frankfurt from the comfort of an open-topped double-decker tour bus.
  • Hop on and hop off on any of the 15 stops at the major attractions of the city.
  • Popular stops include St. Paul's Church, Goethe House, Palmengarten Botanic Garden, Senckenberg Museum, Römer Town Hall, and the Trade Fair Centre. 
  • Listen to the onboard audio commentary in 9 different languages, giving you more insight into the city’s best-known attractions. 

Flexible Cancellation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Audio Guides Available In: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese Japanese, Russian, and Chinese

Frankfurt Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

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Express Circle

  • Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Frequency: Every 15-30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour

Skyline Frankfurt 

  • Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Duration: ~2 hours

Frankfurt Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Routes

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Express Circle

This compact route takes you to all major highlights throughout the city, with 15 stops. 

Stops include  Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Goethe House, Riverbank Museums, Sachsenhausen Pub District and Römer Town Hall, among others.

Skyline Frankfurt

This route takes you past the major sights in Frankfurt, with a total of 15 stops. 

Popular stops include Frankfurt Zoo, Goethe House, Main Tower, Romer Town Hall, Eschenheimer Tor Town Gate, Senkenberg Museum, and Saint Paul’s Cathedral.

Hop On Hop Off Frankfurt Bus Tour Highlights

Saint Paul’s Cathedral

Initially built between 1787 and 1833, St Paul’s Cathedral was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in 1948. It was here that the Frankfurt Parliament, the first freely-elected German legislative body first convened in 1848.

Goethe House

The Goethe House is a house museum and was the birthplace and residence of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the German poet, and writer. Today, it is decorated with paintings and furniture from the era.

Main Tower

This 56-story skyscraper stands at 200 meters tall in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt, along the Main river. It features a blue glass exterior, and there are two public viewing platforms and a viewing observatory.

Alte Oper Opera House

This concert hall in Frankfurt’s inner city dates back to 1880. After it was destroyed by bombs, it was rebuilt in the 1970s. Many iconic operas were performed here, like Schreker’s Der Ferne Klang, and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana.

Palmengarten Botanic Garden

One of three botanical gardens in Frankfurt the Palemgarten dates back to 1763. It is one of the oldest scientific gardens in Germany. Currently, it is home to over 500 species of endangered plants found on the Red Lists.


Römerberg is a public square in the Altstadt of Frankfurt located in front of the Römer (or city hall). It is the historic heart of medieval Altstadt and is surrounded by picturesque timber houses. It hosts the outdoor Frankfurt Christmas Market.

Frankfurt Cathedral

Frankfurt Cathedral, officially Imperial Cathedral of Saint Bartholomew, is a Gothic church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew. The present church building is the third church on the same site, which dates back to the 7th century.

Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurt Zoological Garden is spread across an area of 11 hectares and is home to over 4,500 animals of over 510 species. It was founded in 1858 and is the second oldest zoo in Germany, after the Berlin Zoo.

Central Station

Frankfurt Central Station (or Hauptbahnhof) is one of the most important train stations in Germany. It was built in the late 19th century and features Neo-Renaissance architectural styles, and features a large and impressive clock.

Historisches Museum Frankfurt

Frankfurt’s Historical Museum was founded in 1878 and includes cultural and historical objects connected to the history of Frankfurt. There are exhibits on Mediaeval Frankfurt, the sixteenth century, and more.

Städel Museum

The Städel Museum is one of the most important art museums and collections in Germany. There are thousands of paintings, sculptures, and photographs on display, as well as drawings, prints, and a large art library.

Eiserner Steg Pedestrian Bridge

An incredibly popular photo spot for tourists the Eiserner Steg footbridge offers great views of the Frankfurt skyline. The iron and concrete footbridge is crossed by over 10,000 people every day and is built in the neo-Gothic style.

Hop On Hop Off Frankfurt Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Know the route: Find out the route that your hop-on hop-off bus tour will take and decide which stops you would like to get off at and the attractions where you want to spend time beforehand. 
  • Be flexible: Frankfurt has lots of wonderful attractions, so be prepared to change your plan and schedule on the go.
  • Get tickets online: Purchase the hop-on hop-off tickets in advance online, so you can directly board the bus at the closest stop to your hotel.
  • Buy attraction tickets: Note that while some attractions are free to enter, many sights require entry tickets. Be sure to purchase these in advance to avoid long wait times outside the attraction. 
  • Keep sunscreen: If you plan to sit on the open top of the bus, be sure to put on some sunscreen since it can be quite sunny in the afternoons. 
  • Carry water: Be sure to carry water with you. The tour can take several hours, and the weather may get quite sunny, especially in the afternoons. 
  • Comfortable clothing: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear since you will spend a good part of the day on your feet.

Frequently Asked Questions About Frankfurt Hop On Hop Off

Q. Does Frankfurt have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Frankfurt does have a hop on hop off bus tour with a number of distinct routes.

Q. Where can I buy hop-on hop-off Frankfurt tickets?

A. You can purchase Hop on hop off Frankfurt bus tour tickets online.

Q. Are hop-on hop-off Frankfurt tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can buy hop-on hop-off Frankfurt tickets online here.

Q. How much does hop on hop off bus cost in Frankfurt?

A. There are various hop-on hop-off bus tours, and their tickets which begin from €18.

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work in Frankfurt?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Frankfurt?

A. Frankfurt hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 30 to 40 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the hop-on hop-off Frankfurt bus tours?

A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 9 languages, to help you learn more about the city.

Q. Are hop-on hop-off Frankfurt bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, the hop-on hop-off tours in Frankfurt are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.