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

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Train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$88 - $126

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Train, drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Göttingen Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Göttingen to Helmstedt

$34 - $100

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Train via Hannover Hbf  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Helmstedt Ic

$96 - $138

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Brunswick N14

$35 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt 231.9 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Helmstedt

$111 - $291

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Helmstedt

$113 - $350

Fly to Bremen, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Helmstedt

$149 - $369

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Helmstedt via Braunschweig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Helmstedt is 285 km. The road distance is 371.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt 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 Helmstedt is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 7 min.

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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 Helmstedt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Braunschweig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt is 371 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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  • Distance: 178.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Helmstedt 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Braunschweig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Helmstedt
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Helmstedt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Helmstedt
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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.

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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 Brunswick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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