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from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen on Sep 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMFrankfurt am Main0h50 06:20PMGießen
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$51One-way
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05:30PMFrankfurt am Main0h50 06:20PMGießen
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$51One-way
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08:50PMFrankfurt am Main0h50 09:40PMGießen
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$51One-way
08:20AMFrankfurt am Main1h10 09:30AMGießen
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$61One-way
02:40PMFrankfurt am Main0h50 03:30PMGießen
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$51One-way

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Mon
Sep 20
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$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Sep 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Sep 24
$22Deutsche Bahn
$4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Sep 25
$20Deutsche Bahn with connection
$4BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€3) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 32 miles (52 km) to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen
Travel to Gießen 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 Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.
FAQs
How do I reach Gießen from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€3) compared to other travel options to Gießen:

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a train to Gießen, which costs on average $20 (€16) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is by train with an average journey time of 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gießen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen?

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is approximately 32 miles (52 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen?

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

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen:

  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Gießen, Mathematikum.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Gießen at Gießen.
Which travel operators can get me to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Gießen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen for $4 (€3) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Gießen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen for $20 (€16) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen?
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gießen and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $4 (€3) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $20 (€16) one way on average for this journey.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Gießen
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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