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

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Trier, Trier train station 026 / ...

$13 - $23

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Trier Hauptbahnhof

$5 - $35

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Montabaur Ice
  2. Take the bus from Montabaur to Trier, Trier train N780

$34 - $52

Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Trier Hbf Re12

$76 - $103

Rideshare  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Trier 120 miles

$9 - $17

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Trier 119.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX

$73 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trier is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trier is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Trier, Trier train station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Trier. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Trier Hbf via Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Trier is 151 km. The road distance is 191.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trier without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 11€ - 20€.

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The bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Trier, Trier train station takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Trier 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 Trier is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 11€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trier.
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  • Distance: 94.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Trier 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Trier via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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 Montabaur
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Trier, Trier train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montabaur to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Trier Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$27 - $35
Low
$6
High
$34
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 Trier
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Trier train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Trier Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Trier is 191 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Trier.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Trier. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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