Business and Industry

Our commercial and industrial business community is represented by a broad-based mix of high-performance, flexible, small and mid-sized business and enterprise:

·         Machinery, plant and electrical engineering 

·         Metal, paper and foil processing and production

·         Printing, plastics processing and surface coatings

·         Construction and service companies

Nidda is the traditional home of many building specialty trades and craftsmen, including carpentry and joinery, roofing, painting and plastering, stone and building masonry and electrical, heating and plumbing installation.

Tourism and health services are important and growing industries in Nidda. Two large rehabilitation clinics – including one of Hesse’s top neurological stroke units – as well as the beautiful soft tourism of Bad Salzhausen contribute to Nidda’s growing revenue.

Hands-on Advantages[P1] 

·         Attractive labor costs by national and international comparison

·         Legally sound investment conditions

·         Generous commercial and industrial areas and parks

·         Economical lot and real estate conditions

·         Good accessibility through modern road and transportation networks

All-round Advantages

·         Bureaucracy “light” – short decision-making processes

·         Well-qualified employees

·         Historically important towns and landmarks

·         Attractive recreational opportunities in nearby parks, woodlands and countryside

·         Manifold educational, cultural and leisure offerings

·         Excellent medical facilities

Commercial and industrial Nidda
State of Hessen
Regional seat of government: Darmstadt
County: Wetteraukreis
Status: mid-sized center

IHK Chamber of Commerce membership: over 120 registered firms

zugehörige Betriebe: 1119 (Stand Juli 2015 update?

HWK Chamber of Industry: over 250 registered firms

eingetragene Betriebe: 248 (Stand Juli 2015)[P2] 



Accessibility via Road and Motorway

Nidda is easily accessible through a well-connected network of national, state and local roadways. State roads B 455 from Friedberg to Schotten and 457 from Giessen to Buedingen lead directly to and from Nidda, servicing these communities:

-  B 455 through Eichelsdorf, Ober-Schmitten, Harb and Borsdorf
-  B 457 through Harb und Nidda City

The national motorway A45 (Giessen – Hanau), connecting points north and south, is just 10 minutes (12km) away. The A5 (Frankfurt-Kassel) is approximately 20 minutes (25 km) away.

Railway Service

Nidda forms the axis for railway service on the Lahn-Kinzig Line from Gelnhausen to Giessen – connecting to Hanau and Fulda – and the Nidda-Friedberg Line, connecting with direct service to Frankfurt and Kassel.

The Lahn-Kinzig Line is serviced from the Nidda, Ober-Widdersheim and Borsdorf stations. The Friedberg – Nidda Line is serviced from the stations in Nidda, Bad Salzhausen and Häuser Hof (Ober-Widdersheim). Generous Park-and-Ride and Kiss-and Ride service is available at all stations.

Local Bus and Group-Taxi Service

All 18 Nidda communities are connected by frequent bus and group-taxi service, timed to correspond to connecting rail service. 

Air Travel

The nearest international airport is the Frankfurt-Rhein-Main Airport, located approximately 70 km away, to the south of Frankfurt am Main. Easily accessible via the A45 and A5 motorways. Small aircraft is serviced by the Reichelsheim airfield, 15 km from Nidda City.

Travelling Distances

To Friedberg - 28 km
To Giessen - 34 km

To Hanau - 40 km
To Frankfurt am Main - 68 km
To Fulda - 63 km

To Kassel - 162 km


The annual average rainfall to Nidda City traditionally lies between 600 and 850 mm (240 to 320 inches). These values increase from the southwest to the northeast. The average annual temperatures range from 7.5°C to 9°C. Nidda enjoys a year-round moderate climate with little to moderate snowfall in the winter months.

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