There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

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

$32 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum 110 / ...

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen 45.6 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen 45.6 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen is to bus which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen is to taxi which costs 140€ - 170€ and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Gießen is 60 km. The road distance is 73 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Gießen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gießen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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