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There are 7 ways to get from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Frankfurt 13 / ...

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Göttingen ZOB to Frankfurt 135 / ...

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 13 / ...

Train via Kassel  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Kassel Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...

Night train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Göttingen to Frankfurt 25 / ...

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) 239.6 km

Train, fly  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAJ - FRA
Göttingen → Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
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The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to bus which costs €14 - €17 and takes 4h.

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The fastest way to get from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €45 - €65.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göttingen ZOB and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göttingen and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Göttingen and Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 191 km. The road distance is 239.6 km.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €45 - €65.

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The train from Göttingen to Frankfurt takes 1h 57m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Göttingen ZOB station.

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Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Göttingen station.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €45 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €17 and takes 4h.

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  • Distance: 190.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Göttingen, Germany and Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Göttingen to Frankfurt every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Göttingen ZOB to Frankfurt twice daily. Tickets cost €14 - €17 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €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 Göttingen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Göttingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Göttingen to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 561 766396-0
Email
info@cantus-bahn.de
Website
cantus-bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
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 Kassel Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Göttingen station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Göttingen ZOB to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
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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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 240 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Göttingen to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Hannover Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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