Travelling during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Last update: 06.01.2023

Dear Frankfurt Visitors,

currently the following regulations of the Verordnung zum Basisschutz der Bevölkerung vor Infektionen mit dem SARS-CoV-2-Virus (Coronavirus-Basisschutzmaßnahmenverordnung - CoBaSchuV -) apply in Hesse.

The hotline for the coronavirus of the state of Hessen is available Monday till Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on the phone number +49 611 32 111 000.

An overview of current regulations

Obligation to wear a mask

There is no longer a general obligation to wear masks indoors.

Retail and cultural institutions are allowed to make use of their domiciliary rights and maintain the obligation to wear masks.

Masks are mandatory

  • in doctors' offices, clinics and hospitals (not for inpatients)
  • in retirement homes and nursing homes
  • in nursing and rescue services
  • in buses and trains (local and long-distance public transport)
  • in collective accommodations such as shelters for the homeless and refugees
These masks are allowed OR mask or protective mask of the standards FFP2, KN95, N95 or comparable without exhalation valve.
Leisure Activities

Some cultural institutions still require masks. Please check with the individual cultural and recreational venues.

For restaurants and clubs there are no longer any access restrictions or mask requirements.

Calender of Events

Accommodation offers

There are no longer any access restrictions or masking requirements for lodging services.

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Business Travel, Meetings and Events Our Frankfurt Convention Bureau has up-to-date information on corona measures for business meetings and events.


Further information

For up-to-date information please refer to the website of the Robert-Koch-Institut, which also provides an overview of the current thresholds for Hesse.

Rules and regulations in German language

You can reach our tourist telephone hotline Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 05:00 pm at +49 (0) 69/24 74 55 - 400

All information without guarantee!