How to travel from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main

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Travel Information between Giessen and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 32 miles (52 km) between Giessen and Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main.

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from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main

How to get from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
01:20PM1h35
Gießen, Mathematikum
02:55PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
$101One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:20PM1h35
Gießen, Mathematikum
02:55PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
$101One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:23AM0h47
Giessen station
09:10AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
$171One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:23AM1h20
Giessen station
09:43AMFrankfurt am Main Flughafen
$271One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
05:30AM1h15
Gießen, Mathematikum
06:45AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
$101One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best journey from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main with BlaBlaCar Bus, Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Giessen to Frankfurt am Main travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      FAQs: Travel from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main

      FAQs: Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Giessen to Frankfurt am Main.
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      There are 2 travel options from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main is a bus with an average price of $7 (€6).

      This is compared to other travel options from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main:

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $11 (€10).

      The fastest way from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average journey time of 46 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that take longer:

      Bus takes 1 h 15 min on average.

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

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

      • 3 buses a day.
      • 19 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from Giessen at Gießen, Licher Straße and arrive in Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36).
      • Trains mostly depart from Giessen and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Flughafen.

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

      • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from Giessen by bus with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $7 (€6) with FlixBus from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
      • You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Giessen by train with Deutsche Bahn or Hessische Landesbahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with Deutsche Bahn from Giessen to Frankfurt am Main.

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

      • Direct buses with FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.
      • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn with 19 direct trains per day.

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

      Your trip from Giessen 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 Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Munich or Cologne. If you’d like to add Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Munich or Cologne to your Giessen 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!
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