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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock by train, car, bus, rideshare 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  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rostock Hbf Ic

$130 - $200

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Rostock 412.2 miles

$37

7 alternative options

Train, drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg Ice / ...
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Rostock

$97 - $191

Bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hanover ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 249

$64 - $99

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock 414.6 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Frankfurt to Rostock  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rostock (RLG) FRA - RLG

$270 - $1,143

Fly Frankfurt to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$84 - $341

Fly Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Rostock, Rostock central bus station

$68 - $187

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Rostock  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rostock (RLG) STR - RLG

$158 - $692

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 600€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Hbf and arriving at Rostock, Rostock central bus station via Hanover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Rostock Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Rostock is 501 km. The road distance is 663.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rostock Hbf takes 6 h 16 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Rostock 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 Rostock is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs 230€ - 1000€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock.
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  • Distance: 313 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock via Hanover ZOB and Hanover in around 10 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Milan Malpensa, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Rostock via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rostock
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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 Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hanover ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Hanover to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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 Rostock
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Rostock Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Rostock is 663 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rostock.

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BMI Regional and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Rostock Airport.

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There are 860+ hotels available in Rostock. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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