Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 23

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100

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100

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:45AMBologna Centrale10h19 06:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way
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11:52AMBologna Centrale10h12 10:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way

Train schedule from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

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07:45AMBologna Centrale10h19 06:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:52AMBologna Centrale10h12 10:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Fastest train times from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

10 h 12 m

Average

10 h 15 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

656 km

It's difficult to get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main without transferring at least once.

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11:52AMBologna Centrale10h12 10:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way
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07:45AMBologna Centrale10h19 06:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance407 miles (656 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main cover the 407 miles (656 km) long route taking on average 10 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $136 (€121), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $112 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main trains

For as little as $112 (€100) you can travel by train between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train.

Train information from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 12 min
  • Average Price: $112
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Enjoy the train ride from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main, you can expect to travel 407 miles (656 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Bologna to Frankfurt am Main journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 407 miles (656 km) from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Bologna to Frankfurt am Main route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

      Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main.
      FAQs

      Travel between Bologna, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.

      Can I enter Germany from Italy?

      International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bologna?

      Conditions of entry:

      • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
      • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
      • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

      What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

      All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

      • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask: Mandatory

      The information above was last checked on 5/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main as this information can change.

      The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna is: Partially open

      Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Germany?

      Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Frankfurt am Main?

      What are the requirements?

      • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
      • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
      • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
      • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

      What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

      The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask: Mandatory

      Last checked on 5/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main here.

      Train tickets from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $112 (€100)  one way in the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $136 (€121)  for a train ticket from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main by train to be approximately 407 miles (656 km).
      On average the Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train time is 10 h 12 min  covering the 407 miles (656 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your route from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

      Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

      Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

      Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 9.3 miles (15 km) from this train station to the city center.

      Take the Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      On average, there are 3 trains a day from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      You can take the earliest train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main at 5: 45 AM   or take the last train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 1: 50 PM. Look for the latest Bologna to Frankfurt am Main train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
      The price of a one way train ticket from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main is on average $136 (€121) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Bologna
      Frankfurt am Main
      Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
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      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
      Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
      Monorail lines: Marconi Express
      Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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