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

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Train  •  2h 22m

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

$55 - $80

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Bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Essen N161 / ...

$18 - $32

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Oberhausen Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Oberhausen Hbf Bstg 1 to Gladbeck Wittringer Schule Bstg 01 Sb91

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck 162 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train, subway  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
  3. Take the subway from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 3 to Gelsenkirchen Schloß Horst Bstg 09

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck is to bus which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Gladbeck. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Gladbeck Wittringer Schule Bstg 01 via Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 and Bottrop ZOB Berliner Platz Bstg 16. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Gladbeck is 201 km. The road distance is 259.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck.
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  • Distance: 125.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Karat-S also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Subway from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 3 to Gelsenkirchen Schloß Horst Bstg 09
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Bus operators
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Oberhausen Hbf Bstg 1 to Gladbeck Wittringer Schule Bstg 01
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
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 Essen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Essen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Karat-S

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck is 259 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Gladbeck.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Gladbeck. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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