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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zittau, Bahnhof

$128 - $190

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Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dresden, Dresden central station 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Görlitz 121

$40 - $66

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Ústí nad Labem
  2. Take the train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Liberec R

$50 - $73

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau 358.7 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zittau, Bahnhof

$92 - $243

Fly Frankfurt to Dresden, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Görlitz

$87 - $288

Fly Frankfurt to Prague, subway, bus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Zličín to Černý Most
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague East to Liberec
  4. Take the train from Liberec to Zittau

$76 - $254

Fly Frankfurt to Wroclaw, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Wroclaw (WRO) FRA - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Görlitz

$88 - $357

Fly Frankfurt to Leipzig, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zittau, Bahnhof

$140 - $337

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Dresden, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) CGN - DRS
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Görlitz

$91 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 18 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Zittau. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Zittau, Bahnhof via Dresden, Dresden central station and Görlitz, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Zittau, Bahnhof via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof and Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Zittau is 442 km. The road distance is 573.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Zittau 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 Zittau is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 276 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau via Leipzig Hbf, Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof, and Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau via Dresden, Dresden central station, Görlitz, and Görlitz, Bahnhof in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $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 Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
ODEG
Phone
+49 30 514888888
Email
info@odeg.de
Website
odeg.de
Train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zittau, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
ODEG
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
ODEG
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Usti nad Labem hl.n. to Liberec
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Liberec to Zittau
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cd.cz
Prague Public Transit Co.
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Görlitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Görlitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague East to Liberec
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Frankfurt to Ústí nad Labem
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zittau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Görlitz station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zittau train services, operated by ODEG, arrive at Zittau, Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Zittau is 574 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Zittau.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 323+ hotels available in Zittau. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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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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