There are 7 ways to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$55 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Cologne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$10 - $17

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

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

$20 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Liège to Frankfurt am Main 194.1 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 16 min

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

$122 - $348

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Angleur to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$83 - $302

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$107 - $305

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Liège to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liège to Frankfurt am Main via Cologne and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Angleur to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Liège to Cologne
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $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
$28 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$28
High
$40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liège and Frankfurt am Main is 228 km. The road distance is 311 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liège-Guillemins and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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

The train from Liège-Guillemins to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 2 h 18 min including transfers and departs every four hours.