How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Jena

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Travel Information to Jena from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $195
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€25) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $195 (€180) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 139 miles (224 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Jena. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.

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There are 4 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Jena: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Jena from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Jena:

A bus is $168 (€155) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Jena costing on average $195 (€180).

A bus is $5 (€5) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Jena costing on average $32 (€30).

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Jena is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Jena by train can take on average 2 h 50 min.

Jena is approximately 139 miles (224 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Jena.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Jena depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Jena-Göschwitz.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Jena:

  • You can travel by bus between Frankfurt am Main and Jena with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Jena tickets for $27 (€25) on Omio.
  • You can go to Jena from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $195 (€180) with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Jena on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Jena with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Jena with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Jena 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.

Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Jena doesn't have to end in Jena. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Leipzig or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Leipzig or Munich to your Frankfurt am Main to Jena tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Jena today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $27 (€25) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $195 (€180) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $32 (€30) one way on average for this trip.

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

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