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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$104 - $148

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Rideshare  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Magdeburg 260.5 miles

$25

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Bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Magdeburg N14

$25 - $70

Night train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Magdeburg Hbf Nj

$85 - $130

Train, drive  •  3 h 31 min

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

$41 - $112

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg 262.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$103 - $276

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL
  2. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof

$89 - $221

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$122 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg is to train and drive which costs 35€ - 100€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Hbf and arriving at Magdeburg. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Süd and arriving at Magdeburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Magdeburg is 304 km. The road distance is 420.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg.
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  • Distance: 189.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg via Hannover Hbf in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 28 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week.

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 Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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 Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Hbf to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
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 Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Magdeburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Magdeburg station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Magdeburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg is 421 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Magdeburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Magdeburg. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Magdeburg. 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 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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