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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10 h 12 m
10 h 15 m
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It's difficult to get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main without transferring at least once.
|Distance||407 miles (656 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$136 (€121)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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.
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:
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 between Bologna, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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
Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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