Directions and parking

How to find us:

Car parks at the Alte Oper ©

By car

A5 coming from Kassel and/or Basel/Mannheim, exit Frankfurt West, Stadtmitte/Messe, follow the signs for "Alte Oper".
A3 coming from Würzburg and/or Cologne, take the A5 via the Frankfurter Kreuz interchange, exit Frankfurt West, Stadtmitte/Messe, follow the signs for "Alte Oper".

Parking information
Please note that the car park guidance system on Bockenheimer Landstraße is defective; the number of parking spaces shown (digital display) is incorrect. When approaching the "Alte Oper" car park (operator: Parkhausbetriebsgesellschaft), please pay attention to other displays ("occupied") regarding the parking situation. If there is a traffic jam in front of the "Alte Oper" multi-storey car park, we recommend that you use one of the car parks in the vicinity. Please also allow sufficient time for your journey.

Car parks

- OpernTurm, Bockenheimer Landstraße 2–4 (approx. 1 min. walk)
- Q-Park Opernplatz, Opernplatz 14 (approx. 1 min. walk)
- Alte Oper, Opernplatz, 60313 Frankfurt (Operator:

Please note: In order to minimize backups at the exits after events in the Alte Oper, you have the option of paying the parking rate at the car park "Alte Oper" before the event at the pay station. This means that can exit directly after the event.

More car parks

- Börse, Meisengasse (approx. 5 min. walk)
- Schiller-Passage, Taubenstraße 11 (approx. 5 min. walk)
- Junghofstraße (approx. 4 min. walk)
- TRIANON, Mainzer Landstraße 16 (approx. 3 min. walk)
- Goetheplatz, Goetheplatz 2 a (approx. 7 min. walk)

Opening times
The Alte Oper, OpernTurm, Q-Park Opernplatz, Schiller-Passage, Junghofstraße, Börse and Goetheplatz are open around the clock. TRIANON: open until 1.30 am, closed on Sundays and public holidays

By bicycle

You can find parking facilities for your bicycle here, for example.
Here you can find possible contact points for rental bicycles.

By train

Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof central station
S-Bahn suburban railway lines: S1 to S6 and S8 to "Taunusanlage"

By metro

Metro lines: U6 and U7 to „Alte Oper“

By bus

Bus line 64: Bus stop „Alte Oper“

By aeroplane

Frankfurt Airport, S-Bahn suburban railway line S8 to "Taunusanlage", or take a taxi

Please note that due to its prominent location, the Opernplatz is sometimes used as a meeting place and for demonstrations. Therefore, please plan enough time for your journey. On the Facebook page of the city you find updated information about planned demonstrations in Frankfurt.
Furthermore, please note that access to Alte Oper is not only possible frontally via the stairs to the main portal, but also sideways via the historic carriage drive.