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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Kassel  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

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Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station N110

5 alternative options

Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Paderborn Hbf 41

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager 277.6 km

Fly to Hannover, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn-Sennelager

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5h 14m

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

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 13m

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

Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager by train

102 Weekly Trains
3h 43m Average Duration
€54 Cheapest Price
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Frankfurt am Main → Sennelager
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager is to bus which costs €17 - €21 and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Paderborn-Sennelager via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe and Paderborn Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Sennelager is 184 km. The road distance is 277.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager without a car is to train via Kassel which takes 3h 43m and costs €50 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager 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 Sennelager is to train via Kassel which takes 3h 43m and costs €50 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €21 and takes 5h 33m.

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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 Sennelager train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Paderborn Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager.
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  • Distance: 184.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, and Paderborn Hbf in around 3h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt central train station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station once daily. Tickets cost €17 - €21 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €220
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
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 Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Abellio
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover central station to Bielefeld central station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn-Sennelager
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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 Sennelager is 278 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Sennelager.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Sennelager. Prices start at €87 per night.

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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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