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from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:15Hamburg Hbf3h45 09:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£511One-way
Cheapest
22:35Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf7h55 06:30Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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£191One-way
Other options
20:24Hamburg Hbf4h20 00:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£591One-way
22:35Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf8h20 06:55Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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£191One-way
20:01Hamburg Hbf3h51 23:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£671One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£48Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Lufthansa
Sun
17 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Mon
18 Oct
£31Deutsche Bahn
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Lufthansa
Tue
19 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£156Lufthansa
Wed
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£246Lufthansa
Thu
21 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£216Lufthansa
Fri
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Lufthansa
Sat
23 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£103Lufthansa
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£172Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£146Lufthansa
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£61Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
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£31Flixbus
£82Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£82Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Find prices
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
£156Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£61Lufthansa

Travel Information between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 3 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £131 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 245 miles (395 km) by flight, coach or train from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main.

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Travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main
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.
FAQs
What are my Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg?

The cheapest way from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A train is generally £115 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £131 from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main.

A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £16 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by coach can take on average 6 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by train can take on average 3 h 21 min.

How far is it from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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

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

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

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Hamburg? Where do I arrive in Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main most often leave from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Trains from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Who can get me from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main tickets for £131 on Omio.
  • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with Flixbus from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
  • You can travel from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main.
Is it possible to travel directly to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa or Lufthansa Cityline.
  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn with 17 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Frankfurt am Main from Hamburg ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main, 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 £131 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £16 one way.

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