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Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

One of the best parts of the town. The public transportation system is great! - Jan 28, 2017
Yes. - Aug 14, 2016
One doesn't need a car here and most don't have one. Buses and trains are everywhere and there are few places in Frankfurt that aren't near a subway stop. - Feb 1, 2016
Yes to all - Dec 9, 2015
Extremely safe. Cost is reasonable, particularly if you buy a job ticket through the Consulate. - Jun 27, 2014
Trains, buses, trams all cheap and safe. Taxis safe but expensive. - Mar 30, 2014
Yes, all transportation is safe and affordable. - Nov 7, 2013
Yes. - Apr 4, 2012
A bit expensive, but all safe and well run. - Mar 4, 2012
Safe definitely, affordable, not necessarily. If you are affiliated with the US Consulate you will get a subsidized "job" ticket that you can use any day at any time - which is a good deal if you use public transportation every day. A one ticket on a local bus or train will cost roughly $3.50, which isn't that cheap. Tickets on high speed long distance trains are often more than $200 round trip. I find renting a car to be cheaper. - Oct 3, 2011
Safe, yes. It's about 2-4 euros for a one-way train ride. In most other cities it's not that much. You can get a job pass from the consulate, which reduces the cost, but it's still pricey. - Jul 15, 2010
Buses and trains are very safe and affordable, Taxis are a little pricey. - Jul 7, 2008
Yes and affortable when it comes to public transportation. Taxis tend to be expensive. - Feb 23, 2008
They are safe but a little expensive - two euros for a one-way ticket on train/bus within the city. Taxis are expensive. - Jan 4, 2008