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There are 9 ways to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Valencia to Frankfurt  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Frankfurt (FRA) VLC - FRA

€37 - €183

8 alternative options

Train to Alicante, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Frankfurt (FRA) ALC - FRA

€56 - €172

Train to Barcelona, fly to Frankfurt  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Frankfurt (FRA) BCN - FRA

€54 - €173

Fly Valencia to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Stuttgart (STR) VLC - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

€96 - €234

Fly Valencia to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) VLC - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

€42 - €175

Train  •  15h 48m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants Eur
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

€194 - €274

Bus, train  •  22h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia Airport to Bern P+R Neufeld
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

€148 - €256

Bus  •  27h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona N1131
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Darmstadt central train station N1720

€88 - €123

Drive  •  14h 55m

  1. Drive from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) 1661.4 km

€170 - €260

Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by train

The train journey time between Valencia and Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is around 44h 51m and covers a distance of around 1728 km. The fastest train normally takes 44h 51m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train service departs from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arrives in Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
44h 51m
Fastest train time:
44h 51m
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€200
Carbon emissions:
91 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
19:15
Last train departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Germany.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to fly which costs €35 - €190 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to fly which costs €35 - €190 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA). However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Frankfurt Flughafen T1 via Barcelona and Darmstadt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA). However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 48m.

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The distance between Valencia and Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 1370 km. The road distance is 1661.4 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) without a car is to train which takes 15h 48m and costs €190 - €280.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA), including transfers.

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Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs €35 - €190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €190 - €280 and takes 15h 48m, you could also bus, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 27h 7m.

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  • Distance: 1370.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, and Mannheim Hbf in around 15h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Valencia to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €370
Flights from Valencia to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €95
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Valencia to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €110
Flights from Valencia to Cologne Bonn via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Valencia to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Flights from Valencia to Stuttgart via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €600
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Valencia to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Valencia to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Renfe SNCF
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Valencia Airport to Bern P+R Neufeld
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
ExpressBus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
alsa.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Darmstadt central train station
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Darmstadt central train station.

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Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 1661 km. It takes approximately 14h 55m to drive from Valencia to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

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Lufthansa, KLM, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Frankfurt Airport (FRA). Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs €1 - €3.

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