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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Hannover Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste

Fly to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Rieste

Fly to Muenster, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO)
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Rieste

Fly to Hannover, train

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

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

Fly to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

Frankfurt am Main to Rieste by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Rieste is around 5h 10m and covers a distance of around 432 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Frankfurt am Main to Rieste train service departs from Frankfurt and arrives in Rieste. Typically 110 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

110 Weekly Trains
5h 10m Average Duration
€73 Cheapest Price
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Frankfurt am Main → Rieste
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste is to bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rieste via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Rieste is 267 km. The road distance is 351.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs €70 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Rieste train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs €70 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 8h 6m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste.
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  • Distance: 267.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €70 - €100 and the journey takes 3h 12m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste via Hannover Central Bus Station, Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Rieste
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Rieste
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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 Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 Duisburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Rieste is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rieste.

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