There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf Ice

$75 - $110

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Rideshare  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Brunswick 206.1 miles

$11 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Brunswick N14

$20 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig 208.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Hannover, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$107 - $339

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Braunschweig Hbf

$116 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig is to train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Brunswick. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Braunschweig Hbf. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Braunschweig is 271 km. The road distance is 333.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf takes 2 h 46 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 169.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
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(Main)Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Braunschweig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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 Brunswick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 am Main to Braunschweig bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Brunswick station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Braunschweig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig is 334 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Braunschweig bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Braunschweig. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Braunschweig. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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