Required type of environmental badge in Frankfurt am Main: green
You can learn more information about types of environmental badges in the section Types of Environmental Badges.
The date of introduction of environmental zones in Frankfurt am Main
- From 1.10. 2008 – entry allowed with red, yellow or green environmental badge
- From 1. 1. 2010 – entry allowed with yellow or green environmental badge
- From 1. 1. 2012 – entry allowed only with green environmental badge
Environmental Zone Frankfurt am Main Map
Green Zone in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Frankfurt am Main has introduced environmental zones along with Munich. From 1.10. 2008, only vehicles with a red, yellow or green sticker were allowed to enter the city. From 1. 1. 2010, entry was allowed only to vehicles with a yellow or green badge, and two years later this was limited to only those with a green sticker.
In 2008, the environmental zones in Berlin, Cologne and Hannover came into force. You can, however, use the environmental badge in many other German cities.
Driving in Frankfurt am Main
Are you going to Frankfurt by car?
From 1. 1. 2012, all drivers need a green badge to enter Frankfurt am Main. Entrance is therefore allowed only to vehicles with a minimum level of air pollution that falls under the Euro 4 and Euro 1 emissions classes for diesel and petrol, respectively. Failure to comply with these rules is punished in Germany with a fine of 80 euros. The low-emissions zone of Frankfurt covers most of the city's territory. It is circumscribed by a ring road, which is formed by the A5 motorway on the west, the A3 on the south and the A661 on the east and north.
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The plaque has unlimited validity and should be placed in the bottom-right corner of the windscreen.
In the section Validity of Environmental Badges you can simply check out which German cities you can enter without environmental badge.