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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold by plane, train or car

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Fly, train  •  2h 21m

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

$127 - $244

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Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  4h 41m

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

$46 - $133

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 43m

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

$84 - $120

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold 185.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 220€ and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Detmold via Dortmund Hbf and Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Detmold is 211 km. The road distance is 296.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold without a car is to train which takes 4h 41m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold, including transfers.

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

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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 Detmold train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold is 297 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold.

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  • Distance: 131.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Detmold via Dortmund Hbf and Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof in around 4h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Detmold
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
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

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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