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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Gdansk (GDN) FRA - GDN

614 zł - 1 034 zł

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache to Wiesbaden Hbf 35100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wiesbaden to Tczew

203 zł - 291 zł

3 alternative options

Train  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Gdansk Glowny Ec

653 zł - 906 zł

Bus  •  20h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg ZOB to Gdańsk

234 zł - 337 zł

Drive  •  9h 48m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk 1075.9 km

500 zł - 800 zł

Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Gdańsk is around 10h 24m and covers a distance of around 1111 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 24m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Gdansk Glowny. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 24m
Fastest train time:
10h 24m
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
653 zł
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:14
Last train departs at:
08:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gdańsk is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gdańsk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gdańsk is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

Yes, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk is to train and bus which costs €45 - €65 and takes 18h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk is to fly which costs €130 - €230 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B and arriving at Gdańsk via Nuremberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Gdansk Glowny via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 16m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Gdańsk is 825 km. The road distance is 1075.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk without a car is to train which takes 11h 16m and costs €140 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk is to fly which takes 4h and costs €130 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €140 - €210 and takes 11h 16m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 20h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 824.9 km
  • Duration: 4h

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

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk via Berlin Hbf in around 11h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 600 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 zł - 1 600 zł
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 500 zł - 3 000 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Gdansk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 1 600 zł
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
420 zł - 600 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 zł - 330 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache to Wiesbaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
35 zł - 50 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 zł - 50 zł
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Nuremberg ZOB to Gdańsk
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
200 zł - 290 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Gdańsk station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Gdansk Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk is 1076 km. It takes approximately 9h 48m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gdańsk.

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LOT, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 430+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs €3 - €5.

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