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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

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Bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Duisburg

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Train via Koblenz  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Oberhausen Hbf Re / ...

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen 252.4 km

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 36m

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

Fly to Muenster, train  •  4h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Oberhausen is around 2h 4m and covers a distance of around 248 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 2m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and DB Fernverkehr AG, the Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 46 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 4m
Fastest train time:
2h 2m
Train distance:
248 km
Trains per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:29
Last train departs at:
19:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen train schedules

Frankfurt am Main → Oberhausen
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen is to Bus which costs €9 - €60 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen is to train which costs €45 - €70 and takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Oberhausen is 198 km. The road distance is 252.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs €45 - €70.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf takes 2h 5m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen 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 Oberhausen is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs €9 - €60 and takes 3h 51m.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 198.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 5m. DB Fernverkehr AG also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Duisburg twice a week. Tickets cost €8 - €12 and the journey takes 3h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €310
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
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 Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Bahn DE
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 Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen is 252 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Oberhausen.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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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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