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

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 35 min

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

$6 - $8

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

$46 - $71

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gießen Ic

$31 - $46

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

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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 2 h 14 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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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen is to bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 14 min.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Gießen station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gießen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.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 Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen is 73 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Gießen.

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