There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Paderborn  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD

$111 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz 110 / ...

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Fly to Muenster, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven to Hamm(Westf)
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Paderborn Hbf

$124 - $307

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Paderborn Hbf Ice

$80 - $120

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

$74 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn 175.5 miles

$35 - $55

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

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn twice daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Greven to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Paderborn is 186 km. The road distance is 281 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn is to bus which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn is to fly which takes 1 h 23 min and costs 90€ - 190€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Paderborn Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn, including transfers.