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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bordeaux (BOD) FRA - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$142 - $438

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Bus  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Angoulême Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$48 - $73

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Fly to Poitiers, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Poitiers (PIS) FRA - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$130 - $549

Fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nantes (NTE) FRA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$149 - $316

Fly to Limoges, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Limoges (LIG) FRA - LIG
  2. Take the train from Aixe sur Vienne to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$151 - $528

Train via Paris Est  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$234 - $308

Train  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$237 - $292

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac 646.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 19h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 390€ and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Cognac via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Cognac is 821 km. The road distance is 1033.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 9h 33m and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac 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 Cognac is to train which takes 9h 33m and costs 200€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 19h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cognac station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 513 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Angouleme in around 9h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Angoulême, and Angoulême - SNCF in around 19h 21m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Venice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Frankfurt to Limoges via Milan Linate, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Aixe sur Vienne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac is 1034 km. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cognac.

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Lufthansa, KLM and Air France offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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