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

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Train, line 301 tram, bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...
  3. Take the line 301 tram from Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11 to GE Buer Rathaus/Kunstmuseum Bstg 17 301 / ...
  4. Take the bus from GE-Buer Rathaus Bstg 10 to Dorsten Lindenfelder Str. Bstg 01

Cheapest option

Fly to Muenster, bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the bus from Greven, Münster/ Osnabrück Airport to Recklinghausen

$80 - $241

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Train, bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Oberhausen Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Oberhausen Hbf Bstg 1 to Gladbeck Goetheplatz Bstg 01 Sb91

Bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Essen 084 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 to Dorsten Schillergarten Bstg 01 Sb16

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten 167.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dusseldorf, train, bus  •  4h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Recklinghausen Hbf Bstg 02 to Dorsten Willy-Brandt-Ring Bstg 02

Fly to Paderborn, train, line 302 tram  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Hbf
  3. Take the line 302 tram from Bochum Hbf to GE-Buer Rathaus Bstg 16

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Dorsten Schillergarten Bstg 01 via Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Dorsten is 212 km. The road distance is 267.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten without a car is to train and line 301 tram and bus which takes 3h 32m and costs .

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

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

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten bus services, operated by Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH, arrive at Dorsten Schillergarten Bstg 01 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten is 268 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten.

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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dorsten via Essen and Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 in around 6h 3m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Phone
0234 303 0
Website
bogestra.de
Tram from Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11 to GE Buer Rathaus/Kunstmuseum Bstg 17
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Tram from Bochum Hbf to GE-Buer Rathaus Bstg 16
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Bus operators
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Phone
01806 607085
Email
dbregiobusnrw@deutschebahn.com
Website
rheinlandbus.de
Bus from GE-Buer Rathaus Bstg 10 to Dorsten Lindenfelder Str. Bstg 01
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Oberhausen Hbf Bstg 1 to Gladbeck Goetheplatz Bstg 01
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Bus from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 to Dorsten Schillergarten Bstg 01
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Bus from Recklinghausen Hbf Bstg 02 to Dorsten Willy-Brandt-Ring Bstg 02
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
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 Essen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Greven, Münster/ Osnabrück Airport to Recklinghausen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Dorsten. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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