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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Toulouse, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Toulouse (TLS) FRA - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Brive La Gaillarde

€68 - €250

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Bus via Paris  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Paris N1305 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brive-la-Gaillarde BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€33 - €63

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Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bordeaux (BOD) FRA - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brive La Gaillarde

€56 - €190

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) FRA - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Aurillac
  3. Take the train from Aurillac to Brive-la-Gaillarde

€141 - €404

Train  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive La Gaillarde

€149 - €271

Bus  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
  3. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Brive-la-Gaillarde 716 / ...

€41 - €68

Drive  •  8h 55m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde 942.5 km

€100 - €160

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Brive-la-Gaillarde is around 11h 18m and covers a distance of around 1080 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 9m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Dutch Railways (NS), Railjet and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Brive La Gaillarde. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 18m
Fastest journey time:
9h 9m
Journey distance:
1080 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€158
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:52
Last service departs at:
18:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde train, subway and walk schedules

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Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brive-la-Gaillarde is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brive-la-Gaillarde is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brive-la-Gaillarde is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde is to bus via Paris, which costs €30 - €65 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde is to fly and train which costs €65 - €250 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Roosevelt via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Centre Commercial Ouest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Brive La Gaillarde via Mannheim Hbf, Gare de l'Est and Paris Austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Brive-la-Gaillarde is 757 km. The road distance is 942.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde without a car is to train which takes 10h 26m and costs €140 - €280.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde 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 Brive-la-Gaillarde is to train which takes 10h 26m and costs €140 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs €30 - €65 and takes 15h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde.
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  • Distance: 757.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Brive-la-Gaillarde, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde via Mannheim Hbf, Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare d'Austerlitz, and Paris Austerlitz in around 10h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde via Paris, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Centre Commercial Ouest in around 15h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €650
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Aurillac
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Aurillac to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€55 - €85
Rail 1st Class
€75 - €110
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Aurillac
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aurillac to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €20
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Nomago
Economy
€10 - €14
Premium
€12 - €18
Family&friends
€14 - €20
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brive-la-Gaillarde station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Brive La Gaillarde station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde is 942 km. It takes approximately 8h 55m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brive-la-Gaillarde.

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