There are 9 ways to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$95 - $150

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Rideshare  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Frankfurt 304.5 miles

$23 - $35

7 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$28 - $75

Bus, train  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kassel Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re

$75 - $108

Night train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$45 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main 307.5 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Hamburg to Frankfurt  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAM - FRA

$74 - $270

Train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA

$123 - $332

Fly Hamburg to Mannheim, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$206 - $433

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main is 395 km. The road distance is 492.1 km.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 3 h 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $27
Standard
$22 - $40
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
nightjet.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Hamburg to Kassel Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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