There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 169 bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen, Werden S6
  3. Take the line 169 bus from Essen Werden S Bstg 5 to Velbert Parkstraße 169

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Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Essen N261 / ...

$18 - $31

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Train, line 649 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 649 bus from Wuppertal Morianstraße to Vel.-Nikolaus-Ehlen-Gymnasium Bstg 2 649

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert 150.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train, line 169 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Derendorf to Essen, Werden
  3. Take the line 169 bus from Essen Werden S Bstg 5 to Velbert Parkstraße

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Velbert. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Velbert ZOB Bstg 3 via Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Velbert is 178 km. The road distance is 240.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert without a car is to train and line 169 bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Velbert is 240 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1203+ hotels available in Velbert. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert.
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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Velbert 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen, Werden
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Derendorf to Essen, Werden
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Bus from Essen Werden S Bstg 5 to Velbert Parkstraße
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
WSW mobil GmbH
Phone
+49 202 5690
Website
wsw-online.de
Bus from Wuppertal Morianstraße to Vel.-Nikolaus-Ehlen-Gymnasium Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
WSW mobil GmbH
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 Essen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 .

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