How to travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Frankfurt

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 4 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $32 (€30) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 245 miles (395 km) from Hamburg to Frankfurt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Frankfurt.

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There are 4 ways to travel between Hamburg and Frankfurt including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Frankfurt is by taking a train with an average price of $19 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt:

A train is $13 (€12) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt costing on average $32 (€30).

Taking a train is about $13 (€12) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $32 (€30) for this trip.

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

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 19 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt by train can take on average 4 h 14 min.

Frankfurt is approximately 245 miles (395 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Frankfurt is:

  • 5 buses per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Hamburg and Frankfurt 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 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:

    • Eurowings can get you to Frankfurt by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Hamburg to Frankfurt for $32 (€30) on Omio.
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Frankfurt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Frankfurt tickets on Omio for $19 (€18).
    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.

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

    • Bus tickets cost $32 (€30) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $32 (€30) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $19 (€18) 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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