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from Essen to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Essen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Frankfurt am Main on Nov 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25AMEssen5h05 11:30AMFrankfurt am Main
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$181One-way
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06:25AMEssen5h05 11:30AMFrankfurt am Main
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$181One-way
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10:55AMDusseldorf Airport0h55 11:50AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2501One-way
02:40PMDusseldorf Airport0h50 03:30PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2501One-way
06:25AMDusseldorf Airport0h55 07:20AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2501One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$250Lufthansa
Tue
Nov 30
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$256Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Dec 1
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$250Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 2
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$195Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Dec 3
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$151Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 4
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$148Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 5
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$148Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$173Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 7
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$191Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$191Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$149Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$137Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 11
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$136Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$133Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$116Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$137Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$121Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Dec 18
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$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$135Lufthansa

Travel Information from Essen to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€129) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 117 miles (189 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Essen to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs
How do I get from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

You can travel from Essen to Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Essen to Frankfurt am Main the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is $139 (€114) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Essen to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $157 (€129).

Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance is approximately 117 miles (189 km) from Essen to Frankfurt am Main.

How many services a day are there from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Essen to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Frankfurt am Main from Essen as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Essen and in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Essen to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Which travel companies can take me from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Essen to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Essen to Frankfurt am Main for $157 (€129) on Omio.
  • Travel with Croatia Bus d. O. O. For buses to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Croatia Bus d. O. O. Essen to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Frankfurt am Main by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Frankfurt am Main for $22 (€18) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Essen and Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct routes from Essen to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Essen to Frankfurt am Main ends?
Your trip from Essen to Frankfurt am Main doesn't have to end in Frankfurt am Main. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Essen to Frankfurt am Main tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Frankfurt am Main today!
How far in advance should I buy my Essen to Frankfurt am Main one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Essen to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $157 (€129) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket costs $18 (€15) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Essen to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.