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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$85 - $130

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Rideshare  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Passau 277.6 miles

$25

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Passau N161 / ...

$25 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Passau 273.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Frankfurt to Munich, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Passau Hbf

$116 - $281

Fly Frankfurt to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf

$124 - $365

Fly Frankfurt to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf

$133 - $269

Fly Frankfurt to Linz, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Linz (LNZ) FRA - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf

$141 - $429

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  3. Take the train from Freising to Passau Hbf

$149 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Passau is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Passau is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Passau. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Passau Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Passau is 385 km. The road distance is 437.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Passau without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf takes 4 h 2 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Frankfurt am Main to Passau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Passau 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 Passau is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Passau.
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  • Distance: 240.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Passau every 3 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Passau 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
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 Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Passau
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Passau
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Passau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Passau station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Passau is 438 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Passau.

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Royal Jordanian, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Passau train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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

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There are 258+ hotels available in Passau. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Passau. 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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