There are 6 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main by train, taxi, 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  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt 141.2 miles

$6 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take a taxi from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main

$139 - $187

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 268 / ...

$9 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main 141.9 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$83 - $256

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Deinbus also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Düsseldorf and Frankfurt am Main is 182 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.