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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Bergisch Gladbach S11 / ...

€39 - €74

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Train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bergisch Gladbach S11 / ...

€39 - €74

Bus, line 227 bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Leverkusen 268
  2. Take the line 227 bus from Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf to Bergisch Gladbach Arbeitsagentur 227

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach 177.6 km

€19 - €29

Fly, train  •  2h 1m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln-Mülheim

€77 - €183

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bergisch Gladbach is around 1h 24m and covers a distance of around 180 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 12m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Bergisch Gladbach. Typically 179 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 24m
Fastest train time:
1h 12m
Train distance:
180 km
Trains per week:
179
Cheapest price:
€39
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:25
Last train departs at:
22:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach train schedules

Departing Friday, August 6, 2021

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Bergisch Gladbach
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bergisch Gladbach is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bergisch Gladbach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bergisch Gladbach is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach is to drive, which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach is to train via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 which costs €35 - €75 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Bergisch Gladbach Arbeitsagentur via Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Bergisch Gladbach via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bergisch Gladbach is 145 km. The road distance is 177.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach without a car is to train via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 which takes 1h 11m and costs €35 - €75.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach is to train via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 which takes 1h 11m and costs €35 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 227 bus, which costs and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach.
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  • Distance: 145.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bergisch Gladbach, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 in around 1h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach via Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf in around 3h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Bergisch Gladbach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bergisch Gladbach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln-Mülheim
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln-Muelheim
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln-Muelheim
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln-Mülheim
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Wupsi
Website
wupsi.de
Bus from Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf to Bergisch Gladbach Arbeitsagentur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Wupsi

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach bus services, operated by Wupsi, arrive at Bergisch Gladbach Arbeitsagentur station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bergisch Gladbach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach is 178 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bergisch Gladbach.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Bergisch Gladbach. Prices start at €87 per night.

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