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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, 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 Frankfurt  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUB - FRA

$76 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt

$69 - $95

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 55 min

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

$102 - $296

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) DUB - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

$98 - $688

Car ferry, train  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Ice / ...

$338 - $612

Car ferry, train via Paris Est  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$373 - $692

Car ferry, train, bus  •  27 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  4. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
  5. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 328 / ...

$159 - $233

Car ferry, drive  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$217 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 26 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Frankfurt via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 46 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Frankfurt am Main is 1087 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 15 h 53 min and costs 290€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Dublin to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Dublin to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:34 AM in Dublin and 11:34 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 679.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Dublin to Frankfurt am Main hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,600
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Aer Lingus, Air France, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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