There are 5 ways to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$82 - $132

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N84

$19 - $65

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Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Liège to Frankfurt am Main 194.1 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$116 - $349

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$104 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 16€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liège and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liège to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Liège-Guillemins and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Liège and Frankfurt am Main is 228 km. The road distance is 310.6 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Liège to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Liège station.

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Liège to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Liège-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 70€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 142.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Liège to Frankfurt am Main via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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 Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
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 Liège to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Liege to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$28
High
$39

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