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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache 35945 / ...

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Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Frankfurt 61 / ...

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Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main 13.8 km

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main 13.8 km

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt am Main 13.8 km

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Frankfurt am Main is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 14 km. The fastest train normally takes 7 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE and HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrives in Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache. Typically 793 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
16 min
Fastest train time:
7 min
Train distance:
14 km
Trains per week:
793
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main is to drive, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main is to taxi which costs €29 - €35 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving at Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Frankfurt am Main is 11 km. The road distance is 13.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs €3 - €6.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by In-der-City-Bus GmbH, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 17 min and costs €3 - €6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 - €15 and takes 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 10.7 km
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 17 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, In-der-City-Bus GmbH operates a bus from Frankfurt to Frankfurt every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 31 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Bahn DE
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Ost
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Bus operators
In-der-City-Bus GmbH
Phone
+49 69 21243400
Website
icb-ffm.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
In-der-City-Bus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Frankfurt - Main bus station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Blablabus
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Frankfurt Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€8 - €10
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
RegioJet
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €15
Website
Nomago
Economy
€6 - €10
Premium
€9 - €13
Family&friends
€10 - €15
RoadJet
Phone
+49 7146 5380881
Email
info@roadjet.de
Website
roadjet.de
Bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Frankfurt Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
RoadJet
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by In-der-City-Bus GmbH, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main is 14 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Frankfurt am Main.

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