Frankfurt to Duesseldorf

Frankfurt to Duesseldorf

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Frankfurt to Duesseldorf Schedule

Frankfurt to Duesseldorf Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Standard 3pax Any time€ 390.50
CD 2nd Class Seat 03:13 - 06:23€ 106.56
FlixBus Economy 04:15 - 07:15€ 16
CD 2nd Class Seat 07:09 - 08:40€ 138.31
FlixBus Economy 08:45 - 11:40€ 13.99
CD 2nd Class Seat 11:26 - 12:53€ 138.31
CD 2nd Class Seat 12:07 - 13:36€ 134.99
CD 2nd Class Seat 15:42 - 18:33€ 99.31
CD 2nd Class Seat 16:09 - 17:36€ 138.31
CD 2nd Class Seat 18:09 - 19:44€ 138.31
FlixBus Economy 20:45 - 23:50€ 16
Blablacar Bus Standard AC 22:50 - 07:50€ 66.36

Transportation from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf

Facts about the transport from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf

Cheapest Transport$13
Fastest Transport1h 27m
Earliest Departure1:20 AM
Latest Departure6:35 PM
Departures per day39
Distance241 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCD, Daytrip, Eurowings, FlixBus, RegioJet, SunExpress, TUI fly Germany

How to get from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf

Travelling between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 546.90 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 12.89.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 18 hours to travel between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf. Train will bring you to your destination in 1h 27m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 18h to reach Duesseldorf.

How much does it cost to get from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf?

Travelling between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf can be as cheap as USD 12.89 if you opt for a RegioJet bus and as expensive as USD 546.90 if you buy a Daytrip taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf ?

  • 18 from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf starting from 01:20 Frankfurt Central until 17:45 Frankfurt Central
  • 10 from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf starting from 03:13 Frankfurt am Main Central until 10:09 Frankfurt am Main Central
  • 2 by flight from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf starting from 04:45 Frankfurt Airport until 18:35 Frankfurt Airport
  • 9 from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf starting from 00:00 Frankfurt Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Frankfurt Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Travelling from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf

FlixBus, RegioJet


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Frankfurt and Duesseldorf



Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Frankfurt to Duesseldorf?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus