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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua 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 to Venice, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$89 - $357

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Padua, Padova 277

$54 - $92

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Fly to Verona, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova

$114 - $408

Fly to Venice Treviso, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) FRA - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$65 - $291

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Padova

$102 - $383

Fly to Trieste, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre

$116 - $445

Train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova Fr

$164 - $327

Train via München Hbf  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Padova Ec / ...

$120 - $215

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A.  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Verona
  2. Take the bus from Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova to Padova Autostazione

$70 - $97

Train, drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost Uex 1844
  2. Drive from München Ost to Padua

$185 - $247

Drive  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Padua 544.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Padua. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Padova Autostazione via Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Padua. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Padova via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Padua is 575 km. The road distance is 870.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua without a car is to train which takes 10 h 24 min and costs 140€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua is to train which takes 10 h 24 min and costs 140€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Padua.
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  • Distance: 359.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Padua via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale in around 10 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Padua via Verona and Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova in around 11 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $210
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$65 - $80
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
simetspa.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Padua is 871 km. It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Padua.

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Luxair, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Venice 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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