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There are 6 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$45 - $85

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Rideshare  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the rideshare from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt 173.4 miles

$10 - $21

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Bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N33 / ...

$13 - $28

Night train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Süd Nj / ...

$26 - $85

Drive  •  2h 21m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main 171.1 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$85 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 19€ and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main is to train which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 2h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Freiburg and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Frankfurt am Main is 243 km. The road distance is 273.8 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 40€ - 75€.

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The train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 2h 16m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 40€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 24€ and takes 4h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 152.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Ecolines also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Freiburg to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
nightjet.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 Freiburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main is 274 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Freiburg im Breisgau to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 689+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Freiburg im Breisgau and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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