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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof 77 / ...

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Train via Osnabrück  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Osnabrück Hbf Flx20
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof 77 / ...

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Train via Dortmund  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf 41 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof 55 / ...

Bus, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Hannover Central Bus Station Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside - Lviv Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof 77 / ...

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) 351.3 km

Fly to Hannover, train  •  3h 13m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
  3. Take the train from Wunstorf to Minden, Bahnhof

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Minden(Westf)

Fly to Muenster, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof

Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Minden (Station) is around 2h 57m and covers a distance of around 399 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, WestfalenBahn GmbH and others, the Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Minden, Bahnhof. Typically 224 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

224 Weekly Trains
2h 57m Average Duration
€72 Cheapest Price
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Frankfurt am Main → Minden (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) is to train via Osnabrück which costs €30 - €85 and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) is to train which costs €70 - €160 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Minden, Bahnhof via Hannover Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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It is 242 km from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station). It is approximately 351.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €70 - €160.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station), including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Minden, Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) is 351 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station).

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  • Distance: 242.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Minden (Station), Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Minden (Station) via Hannover Hauptbahnhof in around 2h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€240 - €650
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Wunstorf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Wunstorf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
National Express Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
HVV
Bus operators
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Hannover Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
EuroClub

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