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

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Train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt ICE International / ...

$70 - $115

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Bus via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$16 - $31

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  2h 50m

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

$76 - $131

Bus  •  5h 35m

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

$19 - $35

Train, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Eupen Ic
  2. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf

$49 - $74

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Liège to Frankfurt am Main 194.1 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$129 - $331

Bus to Luxembourg, fly  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$83 - $305

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$104 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 13€ - 28€ and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main is to train which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 2h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liège and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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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 via Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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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 2h 39m and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m 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 2h 39m and costs 60€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 28€ and takes 5h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Liège to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 142.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

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 and Koln Hbf in around 2h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liège to Frankfurt am Main via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 5h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Eupen
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Liège to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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

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

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Liège to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Frankfurt am Main is 311 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Liège to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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