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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Paderborn, train  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Herford

$130 - $265

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bielefeld 110 / ...

$22 - $29

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 21m

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

$108 - $308

Fly to Hannover, train  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf

$109 - $333

Fly to Muenster, train  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven Bf to Hamm
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Bielefeld Hbf

$123 - $319

Train  •  3h 10m

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

$70 - $110

Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Ic / ...

$44 - $129

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld 200.8 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Bielefeld. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Bielefeld Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bielefeld is 218 km. The road distance is 321.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld without a car is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 5h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld.
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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $29 and the journey takes 5h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Herford
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm Westfalen to Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Hamm to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bielefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bielefeld station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld is 321 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bielefeld bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Bielefeld. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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