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There are 6 ways to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$64 - $100

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 268

$16 - $27

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Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf Sneltrein
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt ICE International / ...

$45 - $70

Train via Wuppertal Hbf  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf Sneltrein
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$55 - $80

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main 179 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$82 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venlo, Venlo Station station and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Venlo and arriving at Frankfurt via Dusseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Venlo and Frankfurt am Main is 225 km. The road distance is 286.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Venlo to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venlo, Venlo Station.

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Venlo to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Eurobahn, depart from Venlo station.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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

You can take a train from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main via Dusseldorf Hbf in around 3h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
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 Venlo, Venlo Station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venlo to Frankfurt am Main is 286 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Venlo to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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

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There are 689+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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