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There are 6 ways to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Koeln Messe/Deutz  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

26€ - 121€

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Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Solingen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

45€ - 85€

Line 250 bus, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Solingen Graf-Wilhelm-Platz to Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf 250
  2. Take the bus from Leverkusen to Frankfurt central train station K1905

Train via Koblenz  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Leverkusen Mitte to Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 214.3 km

23€ - 35€

Train, fly  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Solingen Gruenewald to Solingen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Solingen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

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The cheapest way to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which takes 1h 56m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) station. However, there are services departing from Solingen Graf-Wilhelm-Platz and arriving at Frankfurt central train station via Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). However, there are services departing from Solingen Gruenewald and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Solingen Hbf and Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Solingen and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 163 km. The road distance is 214.3 km.

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The best way to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to train via Koeln Messe/Deutz which takes 2h 3m and costs 25€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), including transfers.

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Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by Wiedenhoff Reisen, depart from Solingen Graf-Wilhelm-Platz station.

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Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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The best way to get from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to train via Koeln Messe/Deutz which takes 2h 3m and costs 25€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can line 250 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4h 59m.

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  • Distance: 162.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Solingen, Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 4m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) via Leverkusen and Frankfurt central train station in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Solingen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Solingen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Leverkusen Mitte to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
National Express Rail
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Solingen Gruenewald to Solingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Solingen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Solingen Grünewald to Solingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Solingen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Solingen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Wiedenhoff Reisen
Phone
0212/813081
Email
info@wiedenhoff.com
Website
wiedenhoff.com
Bus from Solingen Graf-Wilhelm-Platz to Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Wiedenhoff Reisen
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leverkusen to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt central train station.

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Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 214 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Solingen to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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