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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes 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.

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Fly Frankfurt to Nice  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nice (NCE) FRA - NCE

$92 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cannes, Cannes N508

$60 - $100

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Fly Frankfurt to Marseille, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS) FRA - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes

$112 - $340

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Nice  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$122 - $364

Train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$227 - $263

Train, drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Cannes

$154 - $273

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes 640.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Cannes, Cannes. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Cannes is 741 km. The road distance is 1025.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 10 h 50 min and costs 190€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Cannes train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 230€ and takes 10 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 463 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and Brussels Airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Cannes is 1026 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Cannes.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Cannes train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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

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There are 4346+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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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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