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Fly to Hannover, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)

€85 - €307

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Bus, train  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Bielefeld Brackwede train station N110
  2. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf) Re / ...

€22 - €74

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
  3. Take the train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)

€73 - €260

Fly to Muenster, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)

€54 - €220

Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Minden(Westf) Ice

€70 - €100

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) 360.5 km

€35 - €60

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Minden (Station) is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 405 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Minden(Westf). Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 34m
Fastest train time:
3h 30m
Train distance:
405 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
20:09
Last train departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) train schedules

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Minden (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Minden (Station) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Minden (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Minden (Station) is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) is to bus and train, which costs €21 - €75 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) is to fly and train which costs €85 - €310 and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Minden(Westf). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Minden (Station) is 250 km. The road distance is 360.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs €70 - €100.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station), including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Minden(Westf) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station) is 361 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Minden (Station).

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  • Distance: 250.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Minden(Westf) twice daily. Tickets cost €70 - €100 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Bielefeld Brackwede train station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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