How to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main

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from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main

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

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To get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main on Feb 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $46 (€40) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $169 (€146) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 245 miles (395 km) between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main.

How to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main, 92,37% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: 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 Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main.
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There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus with an average price of $46 (€40).

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

Taking a bus is about $123 (€106) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $169 (€146) for this route.

A bus is $109 (€94) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $155 (€134).

The fastest way from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 12 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 26 min.

The Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 245 miles (395 km).

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

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 35 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $46 (€40) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $155 (€134) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 22 direct trains per day to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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 trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $46 (€40) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $169 (€146) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $155 (€134) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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.

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