How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Jena

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from Frankfurt am Main to Jena

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Jena on 25 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:02Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h50 09:52Jena West
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£371One-way
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07:02Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h50 09:52Jena West
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£371One-way
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06:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf2h59 09:13Jena West
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£371One-way
10:18Frankfurt (Main) Süd3h00 13:18Jena West
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£471One-way
15:38Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h40 19:18Jena West
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£431One-way

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Jena

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £237
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £237 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 139 miles (224 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Jena. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.

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There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Jena: coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Jena. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Jena:

A coach is £223 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Jena costing on average £237.

A coach is generally £2 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £16 from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.

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

Other travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Jena can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Jena by coach can take on average 3 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Jena by train can take on average 2 h 50 min.

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Jena is approximately 139 miles (224 km).

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

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Jena as scheduled services by coach, flight 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 Jena:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Jena.
  • Trains mostly leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and tend to arrive in Jena-Göschwitz.

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

  • You can take a coach from Frankfurt am Main to Jena with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £14 with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.
  • You can travel by plane between Frankfurt am Main and Jena with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Frankfurt am Main to Jena tickets for £237 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Jena with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Jena.
Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Jena? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Jena usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Leipzig or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Leipzig or Munich from Jena, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £237 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £16 one way on average.

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

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