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There are 10 ways to get from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main by train, car, bus 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  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic

$130 - $200

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Hamburg 249 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf

$61 - $93

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Train via Hannover Hbf  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$148 - $223

Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re1
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$101 - $147

Drive, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Rostock to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt(Main)Süd Ice / ...

$98 - $194

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main 415.6 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Hamburg, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 41 min

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

$82 - $279

Bus to Berlin Tegel, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA

$68 - $186

Fly Rostock to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Rostock (RLG) to Stuttgart (STR) RLG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$195 - $740

Train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 51 min

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

$168 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main is to fly and train which costs 170€ - 650€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rostock station to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Rostock, Rostock central bus station and arriving at Frankfurt Hbf via Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rostock Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Rostock and Frankfurt am Main is 501 km. The road distance is 665 km.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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The train from Rostock Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 6 h 18 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Rostock to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Rostock Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11 h.

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  • Distance: 313 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main via Hamburg and Hamburg ZOB in around 11 h.

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 Hamburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Rostock to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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 Rostock Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Rostock to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Frankfurt Hbf station.

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Rostock to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostock to Frankfurt am Main is 665 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Rostock to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Rostock to Rostock Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 50€ - 60€.

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