There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$55 - $80

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Bus via Karlsruhe  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Freiburg 022 / ...

$18 - $26

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$57 - $96

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Freiburg 022 / ...

$21 - $28

Night train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ic

$55 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau 163.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$100 - $309

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Freiburg. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Freiburg im Breisgau is 234 km. The road distance is 261.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Freiburg station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau.
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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau 4 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau is 261 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Freiburg im Breisgau bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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