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There are 5 ways to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by plane, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  1h 7m

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

105€ - 297€

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Bus and ferry  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main

10€ - 13€

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Train  •  2h 2m

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

24€ - 83€

Train via Koblenz  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 235.3 km

25€ - 40€

Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) → Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level)
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The cheapest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to bus and ferry which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to fly which costs 100€ - 300€ and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). However, there are services departing from D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C and arriving at Frankfurt am Main via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 187 km. The road distance is 235.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to train which takes 2h 2m and costs 24€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), including transfers.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to fly which takes 1h 7m and costs 100€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 85€ and takes 2h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).
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  • Distance: 186.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS), Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) twice daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 26m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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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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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Frankfurt am Main station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 1083+ hotels available in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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