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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 59m

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

$21 - $110

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Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Essen 084 / ...

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Train via Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Oberhausen Hbf ICE International

$53 - $75

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen 152.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Essen-Altenessen

$76 - $253

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  3h 39m

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

$154 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen is to bus which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen is to train which costs 19€ - 95€ and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb and arriving at Essen-Altenessen via Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Essen-Altenessen is 194 km. The road distance is 243.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 19€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 19€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 3h 56m.

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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 Essen-Altenessen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen.
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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Essen-Altenessen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $110 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
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 Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Essen-Altenessen
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Essen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essen-Altenessen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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