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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies

$131 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Jena, Jena central bus station 320

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$105 - $277

Bus Deinbus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena 188.5 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena is to bus which costs 22€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Jena is 235 km. The road distance is 301.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Jena, Jena central bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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There are 217+ hotels available in Jena. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena.
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  • Distance: 146.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus
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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 Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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