(kus) On Sunday, October 29, buses and trains will give priority to the approximately 25,000 runners of the Frankfurt Marathon. The race will start at 10 a.m. at the Festhalle, where the finish line will also be by 5 p.m.
The marathon route - it runs on both sides of the Main - between Frankfurt city centre and Höchst, touches the bus and tram network in many places. Therefore, not only is car traffic affected, but numerous tram and bus lines are also affected by interruptions or diversions from around 6.30am to 6.30pm.
S-Bahns and U-Bahns: unimpeded, more frequent, with more space
For those who want to get on without disruption on Sunday, RMV and traffiQ recommend travelling with S-Bahns and U-Bahns, which will run unimpeded and therefore according to schedule.
On the S-Bahn lines S1 and S2 between Hauptbahnhof and Höchst, RMV will operate additional trains from 10 am to 4.30 pm. In addition, numerous S-Bahn trains on lines S1 to S6 will offer more space thanks to additional carriages.
Longer trains will also be on the underground lines U1 to U8. In order to get to the start at the Festhalle and back without any problems, the U4 underground line will even run every five minutes between Bockenheimer Warte and Seckbacher Landstraße.
The underground lines U1, U2, U6, U7 and U8, the tram lines 11, 12, 16, SEV 16E, 18 and 21 as well as the bus lines 32, 34, 43, 50 and 72, which already run every 15 minutes from 8.00 every 15 minutes.
RMV and traffiQ recommend passengers to inform themselves in good time about suitable connections. For example, the staff at the RMV service telephone can help - they can be reached around the clock at 069/2424-8024. The timetable information on the Internet at
For information on closures and diversions of motor traffic, the citizens' telephone can be reached at 069/7575-41700 and 7575-41701.
BREAKLY SUMMARIZED Lines operating on a restricted basis due to the marathon
Line 11 from approx. 8.00 a.m. to approx. 16.00 a.m.
Line 12 from approximately 8:00 a.m. to approximately 1:30 p.m.
Line 15 from approximately 9:45 a.m. to approximately 1:30 p.m.
Line 16 from approximately 7:00 a.m. to approximately 5.30 h
Line 17 from approx. 7.00 h to approx. 17.30 h
Line 21 from approx. 8.00 h to approx. 16.00 h
The Ebbelwei-Express of the VGF does not operate.
Line 34 from approx. 10.30 am to approx. 4.15 pm
Line 36 from approx. 7.30 am to approx. 1.15 pm
Line 46 from approx. 9.00 am to approx. 5.15 pm
Line 50 from approx. 6.30 am to approx. 6.30 pm
Line 51 from approx. 9.45 am to approx. 3.30 pm
Line 52 from approx. 10.45 am to approx. 4.30 pm
Line 53 from approx. 10.15 am to approx. 3.30 pm
Line 54 from approx. 10.15 am to approx. 3.30 pm
Line 55 from approx. 10.00 am to approx. 3.30 pm
Line 59 from approx. 10.15 am to approx. 4.00 pm
Line 61 from approx. 9.45 am to approx. 2.00 pm
Line 62 from approx. 10.00 am to approximately 3.15 pm
Line 64 from approximately 8.30 am to approximately 5.15 pm
Line 75 from approximately 9.00 am to approximately 1.15 pm