There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg Re7 / ...

$106 - $149

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Flensburg N98

$40 - $75

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Bus, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg Re7 / ...

$58 - $80

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg 404.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Frankfurt to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Neumünster to Flensburg

$75 - $272

Fly Frankfurt to Bremen, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg

$139 - $351

Fly Frankfurt to Billund, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Billund (BLL) FRA - BLL
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg

$115 - $360

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Neumünster to Flensburg

$101 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Flensburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Flensburg via Hamburg Dammtor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Flensburg is 522 km. The road distance is 647.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg 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 Flensburg is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 326 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg via Hamburg Dammtor in around 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Flensburg twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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.

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 Flensburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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