There are 5 ways to get from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic

$20 - $30

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Rideshare  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Giessen to Frankfurt 38.1 miles

$1 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gießen to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main

$6 - $55

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main 40.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main 40.1 miles

$8 - $13

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gießen and arriving at Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gießen and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Gießen and Frankfurt am Main is 52 km. The road distance is 64.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs .

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The train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gießen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Gießen station.

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Gießen to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Gießen station.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 55 min.

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Gießen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main station.

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

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Map of how to get from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 55 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Gießen to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Giessen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Stadtmobil 24 Marburg
Phone
+49 6421/25100
VIP Car
Phone
+49 6421/66699
Website
vipcar24.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Gießen to Frankfurt am Main is 64 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Gießen to Frankfurt am Main.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gießen 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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