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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Frankfurt to Valencia  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Valencia (VLC) FRA - VLC

$87 - $310

Cheapest option

Fly Frankfurt to Madrid  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

$59 - $221

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Fly Frankfurt to Barcelona  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN) FRA - BCN

$77 - $344

Fly Frankfurt to Malaga  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Malaga (AGP) FRA - AGP

$73 - $269

Fly Frankfurt to Sevilla  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sevilla (SVQ) FRA - SVQ

$97 - $351

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$105 - $323

Train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$301 - $377

Bus  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$108 - $154

Drive  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid 1148.9 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Spain. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Madrid via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 40 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Spain is 1498 km. The road distance is 1838.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain without a car is to train which takes 15 h 19 min and costs 260€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Spain bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 330€ and takes 15 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 30 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Madrid station.

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  • Distance: 936.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid via Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 15 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Spain is 1838 km. It takes approximately 17 h 11 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Spain.

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KLM, Air Europa, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Valencia Airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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