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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  12 min

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

2€ - 45€

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Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 110 / ...

4€ - 14€

Line 880 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 880 bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt 880

11€ - 17€

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf 12.3 km

26€ - 32€

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf 12.3 km

1€ - 2€

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt am Main

7€ - 10€

Towncar  •  11 min

  1. Take a town car from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt Hbf 12.3 km

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Frankfurt Hbf
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf is to taxi which costs 26€ - 32€ and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Frankfurt Hbf is 9 km. The road distance is 12.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 45€.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 14€ and takes 21 min.

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  • Distance: 9.1 km
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 11€ - 17€ and the journey takes 12 min. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station hourly. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Airport to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Blablabus
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Frankfurt Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
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Nomago
Economy
6€ - 10€
Premium
8€ - 12€
Family&friends
10€ - 14€
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Eurolines FR
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
7€ - 10€
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
26€ - 32€
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Jayride
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt Hbf

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf is 12 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt Hbf.

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