How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

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from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:26Frankfurt (Main) Hbf1h07 09:33Giessen
1 change
£181One-way
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06:35Frankfurt (Main) Hbf0h58 07:33Giessen
0 changes
£171One-way
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18:26Frankfurt (Main) Hbf1h07 19:33Giessen
1 change
£181One-way
09:03Frankfurt (Main) Hbf1h20 10:23Giessen
1 change
£181One-way
10:26Frankfurt (Main) Hbf1h07 11:33Giessen
1 change
£181One-way

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen

distanceDistance32 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 32 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.

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

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £7 compared to other travel options to Gießen:

A coach journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Gießen by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen is by train, which takes on average 42 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 25 min   on average.

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen is approximately 32 miles.

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

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 30 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen:

  • Coaches most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Gießen at Gießen, Liebigstraße (Mathematikum).
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen most often leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Gießen.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Gießen from Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Gießen tickets for £7 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Gießen.

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

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Gießen with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct train services to Gießen with Deutsche Bahn with around 30 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Gießen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

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

When planning your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Gießen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £7 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £15 one way on average.

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

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