There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf Re / ...

$97 - $138

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dessau 152

$27 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Magdeburg
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dessau Hbf Re / ...

$52 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau 268.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Dessau Hbf

$61 - $216

Fly Frankfurt to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf

$108 - $283

Train to Mannheim, fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL
  3. Take the train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Dessau Hbf

$169 - $687

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dessau is 314 km. The road distance is 429.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Dessau. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Dessau Hbf via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau via Leipzig Hbf in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau 4 times a week. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
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 Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Charlottenburg to Dessau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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 Dessau
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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