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There are 8 ways to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Ice / ...

$85 - $130

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Rideshare  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Passau to Frankfurt 277.7 miles

$16 - $30

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Passau to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N161 / ...

$25 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Passau to Frankfurt am Main 273.8 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Munich, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Frankfurt (FRA) MUC - FRA

$117 - $277

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NUE - FRA

$136 - $267

Train to Linz, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
  2. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Frankfurt (FRA) LNZ - FRA

$142 - $429

Train, train to Salzburg, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SZG - FRA

$129 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Passau and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Passau Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Passau and Frankfurt am Main is 385 km. The road distance is 438.1 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof takes 4 h 9 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 240.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Passau to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Passau to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Leipzig
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Linz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
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 Passau Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Passau to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Passau to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Frankfurt am Main is 438 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Passau to Frankfurt am Main.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Passau to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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