There are 8 ways to get from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt ICE International / ...

$50 - $75

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Rideshare  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Duisburg to Frankfurt 153.2 miles

$10 - $21

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$61 - $87

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$12 - $24

Night train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic

$55 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h

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

$86 - $278

Train to Muenster, fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$145 - $343

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Duisburg and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Duisburg Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Duisburg and Frankfurt am Main is 199 km. The road distance is 244.7 km.

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The best way to get from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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The train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt takes 1 h 52 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Duisburg station.

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

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The best way to get from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
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 Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Duisburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Duisburg to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Duisburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main is 245 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Duisburg to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Duisburg and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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