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

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

Recommended option

Train via Köln Hbf  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$73 - $111

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bielefeld to Frankfurt 194 miles

$14 - $26

7 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N110 / ...

$18 - $30

Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Regional
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$92 - $144

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main 195.8 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Paderborn, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Frankfurt (FRA) PAD - FRA

$134 - $262

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
  2. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Greven
  3. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$146 - $346

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$122 - $314

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA

$152 - $372

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

You can take a train from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main via Köln Hbf in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Greven
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Hamm to Greven Bf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bielefeld to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bielefeld and Frankfurt am Main is 211 km. The road distance is 313 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bielefeld and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Bielefeld to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.