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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  39m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)West to Gießen Ic

$20 - $29

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Rideshare  •  59m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Giessen 36.9 miles

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  55m

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

$6 - $55

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen 39.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen 39.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is to rideshare which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is to train which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Gießen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)West and arriving at Gießen. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 39m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen is 52 km. The road distance is 63.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen without a car is to train which takes 39m and costs 17€ - 25€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)West to Gießen takes 39m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gießen bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gießen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)West station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is to train which takes 39m and costs 17€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 50€ and takes 55m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 39m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Gießen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 39m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 55m. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)West to Gießen
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Gießen
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Giessen
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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Frankfurt am Main to Gießen bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Gießen station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gießen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Gießen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is 64 km. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Gießen. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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