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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Erfurt central train station
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Halle (Saale)

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale)

Fly Frankfurt to Leipzig

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ)

Fly Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)
  2. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Fly Frankfurt to Dresden, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS)
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Leipzig

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Leipzig (LEJ)

Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Halle (Saale) is around 2h 46m and covers a distance of around 347 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG and Flixtrain, the Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Halle(Saale)Hbf. Typically 71 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 46m
Fastest train time:
2h 37m
Train distance:
347 km
Trains per week:
71
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:49
Last train departs at:
19:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) is to rideshare which costs €20 and takes 4h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) is to fly which takes 2h 34m and costs €70 - €220.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Halle(Saale)Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Halle (Saale) is 277 km. The road distance is 374.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs €18 - €90.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf takes 2h 37m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) 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 Halle (Saale) is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs €18 - €90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €70 - €220 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale).
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  • Distance: 276.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Halle (Saale), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 2h 37m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from Frankfurt to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt Süd station to Halle
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Abellio
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
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 Berlin Suedkreuz to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Erfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Halle (Saale)
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) is 374 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Halle (Saale) train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Halle (Saale). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Halle (Saale). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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