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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Lüdenscheid 310

$46 - $62

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Train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hagen Hbf Ic / ...

$111 - $151

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Altena 118 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, drive  •  3h 9m

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

$106 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 54m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Altena is 149 km. The road distance is 188.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena without a car is to bus which takes 2h 55m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Altena is to bus which takes 2h 55m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 4h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Altena is 189 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Altena.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Altena. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 93.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Altena, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Altena once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Altena every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 central station to Lüdenscheid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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