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

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Frankfurt (FRA) WAW - FRA

55€ - 197€

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Bus via Frankfurt  •  18h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Frankfurt 847407 / ...

45€ - 70€

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Stuttgart (STR) WAW - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

92€ - 383€

Train  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

108€ - 164€

Bus  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Frankfurt central train station N1305

50€ - 65€

Drive  •  9h

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main 1079.8 km

110€ - 170€

Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main by train

The train journey time between Warsaw and Frankfurt am Main is around 12h 12m and covers a distance of around 1130 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 37m. Operated by PKP Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main train service departs from Warszawa Centralna and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically 32 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 12m
Fastest train time:
10h 37m
Trains per week:
32
Cheapest price:
108€
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:19
Last train departs at:
15:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main train schedules

Poland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Poland

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Poland

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Poland
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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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Rules to follow in Germany

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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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 am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main 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 Poland from Germany.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 220 zł - 280 zł and takes 16h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 240 zł - 900 zł and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Frankfurt central train station via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Frankfurt am Main is 890 km. The road distance is 1079.8 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 10h 43m and costs 480 zł - 750 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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

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Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 240 zł - 900 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 480 zł - 750 zł and takes 10h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 220 zł - 280 zł and takes 16h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 889.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

Lufthansa, LOT and three other airlines fly from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main via Berlin Hbf in around 10h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 220€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 210€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 220€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 210€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 250€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 24€
Bus operators
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 Warsaw to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
21h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main is 1080 km. It takes approximately 9h to drive from Warsaw to Frankfurt am Main.

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Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 8 zł - 10 zł.

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