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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn Ice
  2. Take the train from Troisdorf to Unkel Rb / ...

€38 - €55

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Bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn UN Campus 328 / ...

€8 - €16

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Train via Koblenz  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Unkel Rb / ...

€26 - €72

Train via Mainz Hbf  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Oberwinter Re

€27 - €74

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel 143.4 km

€15 - €23

Fly, train  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Oberwinter

€86 - €194

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Unkel is around 1h 43m and covers a distance of around 174 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Unkel. Typically 164 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 43m
Fastest train time:
1h 29m
Train distance:
174 km
Trains per week:
164
Cheapest price:
€38
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel train schedules

Trains departing Friday, August 6, 2021

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

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The social distance requirement in Unkel is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel is to bus, which costs €7 - €17 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Unkel via Siegburg/Bonn and Troisdorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Unkel is 114 km. The road distance is 143.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €17 and takes 2h 41m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel.
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  • Distance: 113.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel via Siegburg/Bonn and Troisdorf in around 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn UN Campus 3 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 1h 55m. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
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 Troisdorf to Unkel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Unkel
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Oberwinter
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Oberwinter
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
National Express Rail
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn UN Campus
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Bonn, Marie-Kahle-Allee
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel is 143 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Unkel.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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