Corona virus - Current situation in Frankfurt

Last update: 20.02.2020

Dear Frankfurt Visitors,

You can reach our tourist telephone hotline also Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 03:30 pm at +49 (0)69/21 23 88 00

due to the rising COVID cases the following restrictions are in effect, for now until 7 or 14 March 2021.

A quick overview of the most important hygiene measures

Contact limit until 07.03.2021: Stays in public are limited to one household and one additional person, children are being counted as well.
Mask duty

until 14.03.2021: It is obligatory to wear a mouth and nose cover outside in the in the entire inner city area within the “Anlagenring” as well as north of the railroad line in Sachsenhausen as well as in the area of Berger Straße north of the Alleenring, Leipziger Straße and Königsteiner Straße limited to the sector between Bolongarostraße and Kasinostraße.

Masks are compulsory at all public events and in public facilities.

Wearing a medical mouth-nose-cover (FFP2 or surgical mask) is mandatory in public transportation. Masks are also mandatory during the stay on platforms and at stops, when driving in a vehicle with persons from more than one household and in taxis.

Prohibition of alcohol consumption until 14.03.2021: The consumption of alcohol is prohibited all day in defined public places, locations and facilities. From 11:00 pm – 6:00 am the consumption of alcohol is forbidden in all public places..
Leisure events + activities

until 07.03.2021: All events that serve as entertainment are prohibited.

Guided city tours are cancelled, the zoo and botanical gardens as well as museums, theatres and cinemas are closed. The flea markets have been cancelled.

Calendar of Events

Restaurants until 07.03.2021: Restaurants are closed. Delivery and collection of food for consumption at home is allowed. Canteens are also allowed to open.

until 07.03.2021: Accommodation offers for tourist purposes are not allowed. Accommodation offers will only be provided for necessary purposes such as mandatory business trips that cannot be postponed. A necessary professional obligation is given, if the personal participation on site is absolutely necessary for professional reasons and the change to alternative (tele-) communication means as well as the participation on site by a representative is not possible.

Please find information on hotel closures in the following document:

Hotel Search

Messen + Business Meetings

until 07.03.2021: Trade fairs are prohibited. As a result of the course taken by the pandemic, many fairs and exhibitions are postponed or cancelled. The rental business continues to operate without restrictions, in compliance with the necessary hygiene and safety regulations.

More information on fairs + exhibitions

Meetings and events with personal participation are only permitted in the case of special public interest and with the approval of the competent authority. The number of participants in attendance must be kept as low as possible and, in order to comply with the hygiene rules and the minimum distance, must be based, among other things, on the type and size of the venue. Wherever possible, telephone or video conferencing shall be used.

More information on meetings + events

Further information

For up-to-date information please refer to the website of the Robert-Koch-Institut.

The hotline for the coronavirus of the state of Hessen is available daily from 08:00 to 20:00 hours on the state-wide number 0800-5554666.

Rules and regulations in German language