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Duration 3h 29m
Distance 271 km
Average price 92€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Paderborn takes 3h 29m and the fastest train takes 2h 52m. The train service runs several times per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Paderborn
2h 59m
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57€ - 133€

Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn train times

Trains run every three hours between Frankfurt am Main and Paderborn. The service departs Frankfurt am Main at 20:16 in the evening, which arrives into Paderborn at 07:10. All services require a transfer at KASSEL-WILHELMSHOEHE and take an average of 3h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Paderborn Hbf via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Paderborn is 178 km. The road distance is 271 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Paderborn Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Paderborn?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe in around 2h 59m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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