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from Hamburg to Frankfurt

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Frankfurt

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $83
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $83 (€69) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or FlixTrain

Travel 245 miles (395 km) by flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Frankfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Frankfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt

Travel to Frankfurt 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.

How do I travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Frankfurt from Hamburg. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt:

Taking a bus is usually $59 (€49) less than taking a flight to Frankfurt, which costs on average $83 (€69) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $41 (€34) from Hamburg to Frankfurt.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Frankfurt can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 23 min   of travel time.

How far is Frankfurt from Hamburg?

The distance from Hamburg to Frankfurt is approximately 245 miles (395 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Frankfurt is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Hamburg and Frankfurt, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Frankfurt?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Frankfurt:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt, Stuttgarter Straße (Fermomnibusbahnhof).

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

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

  • Lufthansa can take you to Frankfurt by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Hamburg to Frankfurt for $83 (€69).
  • Flixbus can get you to Frankfurt by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Hamburg to Frankfurt for $24 (€20) on Omio.
  • Travel with FlixTrain to go to Frankfurt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixTrain Hamburg to Frankfurt tickets on Omio for $41 (€34).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Frankfurt?

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

How early should I book tickets to Frankfurt from Hamburg online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Frankfurt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $83 (€69) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $41 (€34) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Hamburg to Frankfurt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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