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

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Fly  •  45 min

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

$80 - $190

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Bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$65 - $80

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 48 min

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

$119 - $162

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  3 h 55 min

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

$113 - $153

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) 172.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Paderborn Airport (PAD) is 173 km. The road distance is 275.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) is 275 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Paderborn Airport (PAD). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD).
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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) twice daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paderborn Airport (PAD) once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $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 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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 Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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