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Train travel from Frankfurt Airport to Freiburg

Wondering how to make your way from Frankfurt Airport to Freiburg? There are direct train services between the two, taking you from Frankfurt Airport station to Freiburg Breisgau Hbf in 2h. The journey is highly comfortable and conveniently transports you to a central location in Freiburg. You’ll be travelling on an ICE train operated by Deutsche Bahn, kitted out with air conditioning, a dining car, power sockets and free WiFi.

Freiburg is a charming and historic city. You can walk over to the city centre from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf, or take a tram to one of the city’s most famous landmarks such as the Cathedral Market and Wiwilí Bridge.

Looking for more information to help you plan your train journey from Frankfurt Airport to Freiburg? Scroll down to find all the FAQs and train times for this popular route.

Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf by train

It takes an average of 2h 21m to travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf by train, over a distance of around 146 miles (235 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €17.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 2m
PriceFrom €17.90
Distance146 miles (235 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train02:15
Last train21:52
Departure stationFrankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance
Arrival stationFreiburg (Breisgau) Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf for Tuesday 9th November 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:52 11:00 2h 8m, direct
09:09 11:11 2h 2m, 1 change
09:53 12:00 2h 7m, 1 change
10:52 13:00 2h 8m, direct
11:09 13:11 2h 2m, 1 change
11:53 14:00 2h 7m, 1 change
12:52 15:00 2h 8m, direct
13:53 16:00 2h 7m, 1 change
14:52 17:00 2h 8m, direct
15:09 17:11 2h 2m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf

You can travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf on Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf starts at €17.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf is 2 hours and 21 minutes, with around 23 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf can start from as little as €17.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf leaves at 02:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf leaves at 21:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance and Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf cover a distance of around 146 miles (235 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance to Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/09/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/30/2021 for travel on 11/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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