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

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Train  •  2h 22m

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

$55 - $85

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Bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dortmund N17 / ...

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Train via Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Oberhausen Hbf ICE International

$56 - $79

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Herne 148.6 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Herne

$86 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Herne is to bus which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Herne is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Herne. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Herne via Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Herne is 189 km. The road distance is 237.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Herne without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 50€ - 75€.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Herne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Herne is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 3h 32m.

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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 Herne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Herne hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Herne hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 40m. 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 Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Herne
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
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 Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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 Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
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 Herne is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Herne.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 518+ hotels available in Herne. 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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