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Arrive in Frankfurt, the “Gateway to Europe” and economic centre of Germany, ready for business or pleasure courtesy of 5-star flights from Melbourne to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways. Relax onboard the latest in aviation on our spacious, state-of-the-art aircraft, as our attentive cabin crew provide you with a award-winning service with absolute attention to detail. Fly with Qatar Airways and you'll arrive feeling refreshed and relaxed, ready to do business or explore the delights of Frankfurt.
As the most important financial centre in continental Europe and one of Germany’s most cultural cities, Frankfurt is a destination beloved by tourists and much visited by business travellers. This modern, cosmopolitan city benefits from its many green spaces, museums and cultural attractions alongside international businesses and financial institutions. At Qatar Airways, we will ensure that your journey to Frankfurt reaches the highest standards of luxury or comfort, whether you are travelling to an important business meeting, to visit friends or take in some fascinating German culture.
This award-winning airport is one of the most popular in Australia, taking business and leisure travellers to destinations all over the globe. Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne take you to our hub in Doha, and the sheer comfort and luxury of Melbourne Airport means that your journey is a pleasure from the very start.
Aboriginal art decorates the airport terminals, while modern shopping options provide you with those last-minute gifts and souvenirs.
Transportation and parking
Short-term parking is available close to the main terminal, while longer-term options are also available. Business parking is just a few metres from the main building, and pick-up and drop-off points are located outside the main entrances.
A bus service runs from the long-term parking area to the main terminal. The Skybus to, and from, the airport runs from the city centre every 15 minutes, while other bus services run throughout the day. Taxis are plentiful, and a pre-book limousine service and car rental are also on offer.
Arriving in Melbourne
Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne depart from Terminal 2, which handles all outbound international flights. An expansion scheme was completed in 2012, providing greater space for retail outlets and passenger lounges.
Because Qatar Airways uses the new A380 Airbus, most departures will be from Gate 9 and11.
Facilities and amenities
The Air Lounge in Terminal 2 offers passengers a relaxing location to grab a quick bite before boarding their Qatar Airways flight from Melbourne.
A number of Australian produce outlets are also located in Terminal 2, as well as luxury accessories retailers and shops selling everything from surfing paraphernalia to perfumes and watches. There is also a large number of food options, from small cafés to excellent restaurants serving international cuisine.
Frankfurt is the fifth-largest city in Germany, and the biggest international financial centre in Europe. Its clean streets, shining skyscrapers and affluent lifestyle are a magnet for international entrepreneurs, businessmen and women, and financiers.
Beyond the financial heart of the city is a cultured and fascinating location that has hundreds of years of history to discover.
Book a flight to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways and you'll find that Frankfurt has a unique charm and personality that is surprisingly laid back and relaxed. Frankfurt is full of contrasts – a pulsing, high-profile business epicentre that sits in the middle of a gorgeously baroque city with its own heritage.
Frankfurt’s museums are outstanding, housing some of the world’s best collections of fine art and artefacts from all over the globe. Many of the city’s best museums are located on both banks of the Main river in a district called Museumsufer.
Take the subway to Schweizer Platz (southern bank) or Willy-Brandt-Platz (northern bank). The German Architecture Museum (Architektur Museum) is particularly noteworthy, as is the Film Museum, which is particularly interesting if you are a keen fan of early German movie making inspired by the Bauhaus movement.
Römerberg is the historic centre of Frankfurt and full of fabulous architecture and unexpected surprises down narrow streets and alleyways. Some buildings date back to the 14th and 15th century, although ruins dating back to the Roman period are also visible at the Archäologische Garten, which is next to the cathedral.
The splendid Old Opera building (Alte Oper) is a cultural centre for some of the best music recitals in the country. The magnificent fountains outside are a wonderful photo opportunity, with the imposing 19th century Renaissance style opera building as a backdrop.
Opera here is of exceptional quality, and tickets for performances are available all year round.
Flights to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways land at Frankfurt Airport, one of the busiest air transport hubs in Europe. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Frankfurt please check the visa and passport requirements.
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