How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn

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from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn on Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:57AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h03 10:00AMPaderborn Hbf
1 transfer
431One-way
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05:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 09:00PMPaderborn Hbf
1 transfer
421One-way
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03:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 07:00PMPaderborn Hbf
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421One-way
09:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 01:00PMPaderborn Hbf
1 transfer
421One-way
07:02AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 11:00AMPaderborn Hbf
1 transfer
421One-way

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Paderborn

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 2 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 110 miles (178 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Paderborn:

Taking a ferry is about $16 (€14) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14) for this journey.

A ferry is generally $40 (€36) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $40 (€36) from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn.

Taking a ferry is usually $27 (€24) less than taking a train to Paderborn, which costs on average $27 (€24) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Paderborn from Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 47 min.

Other travel options to Paderborn can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Paderborn by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 110 miles (178 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn.

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

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Paderborn 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 Paderborn:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Paderborn.
  • Most travelers take a train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Paderborn Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Paderborn by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn for $16 (€14) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Paderborn by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn for $27 (€24).

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Paderborn with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Paderborn 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.

Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Munich or Düsseldorf. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paderborn and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $16 (€14) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $40 (€36) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $27 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Paderborn 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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