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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane by plane, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly Frankfurt to Brisbane  •  23h 29m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brisbane (BNE) FRA - BNE

$1,124 - $2,217

Cheapest option

Fly Frankfurt to Gold Coast, train  •  27h 43m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Gold Coast (OOL) FRA - OOL
  2. Take the train from Robina station, platform 2 to Central station, platform 3

$899 - $1,600

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Fly Frankfurt to Hervey Bay, train  •  35h 58m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hervey Bay (HVB) FRA - HVB
  2. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street

$1,264 - $1,916

Fly Frankfurt to Toowoomba, bus  •  30h 39m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Toowoomba (WTB) FRA - WTB
  2. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane

$906 - $1,639

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Brisbane  •  29h 22m

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

$1,276 - $3,019

Train to Munich, fly to Brisbane  •  29h 37m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brisbane (BNE) MUC - BNE

$965 - $2,501

Frankfurt (FRA) to Brisbane (BNE) flights

The flight time between Frankfurt (FRA) and Brisbane (BNE) is around 25h 40m and covers a distance of around 16101 km. The fastest flight normally takes 22h 50m. Services are operated by Singapore Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa and others. Typically 24 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
25h 40m
Fastest flight journey time:
22h 50m
Flight distance:
16101 km
Flights per week:
24
Cheapest price:
$1,088
Carbon emissions:
3265 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
12:30
Last flight departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt (FRA) to Brisbane (BNE) flight schedules

Germany → Australia
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International entry into Australia from Germany

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Australia, as well as residents from New Zealand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Australia with the above exceptions. India are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Australia from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Australia

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Australia from Germany is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brisbane is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brisbane is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Brisbane is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Australia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane is to fly and train which costs €550 - €1000 and takes 27h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane is to fly which costs €700 - €1400 and takes 23h 29m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Brisbane is 16101 km.

It takes approximately 23h 29m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brisbane Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 50m and has one stopover.

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Brisbane is 8h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 4:15 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 12:15 AM in Brisbane.

Korean Air, Virgin Australia, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane.
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  • Distance: 16101.3 km
  • Duration: 23h 29m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Brisbane, QLD, Australia?

Singapore Airlines, Korean Air and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brisbane 3 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 2m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Dubai, Perth
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Tokyo Haneda, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Helsinki, Tokyo Haneda, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Shanghai Pudong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Hong Kong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
35h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Hong Kong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
34h 52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Delhi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Chengdu, Hong Kong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $6,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Dubai, Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,300
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Munich, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,700
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Munich, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,700
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Singapore Changi, Perth
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
36h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Dubai, Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,300
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Hong Kong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Incheon
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hervey Bay via Delhi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Munich, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,900
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Tokyo Narita, Cairns
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Singapore Changi, Cairns
Ave. Duration
36h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Toowoomba via Hong Kong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brisbane via Incheon
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Incheon
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Brisbane via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gold Coast via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Munich to Brisbane via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Robina station, platform 2 to Central station, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$21 - $35
Advantage
$24 - $35
Premium
$26 - $40
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au

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