There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof

$67 - $194

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 026 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Cottbus 239

$50 - $67

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Fly to Dresden, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden, Bahnhof Neustadt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof

$98 - $296

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof

$115 - $292

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re10

$69 - $154

Bus, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig
  2. Take the train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re10

$66 - $106

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus 352.5 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Cottbus via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Cottbus is 446 km. The road distance is 564 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus without a car is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus 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 Cottbus is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus.
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  • Distance: 278.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus via Leipzig Hbf and Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus via Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Train operators
ODEG
Website
odeg.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
odeg.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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden, Bahnhof Neustadt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$30 - $100
First
$65 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Cottbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus is 564 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cottbus.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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

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There are 182+ hotels available in Cottbus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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