You’ll be pleased to know that the journey from Freiburg Breisgau Hbf to Frankfurt Airport is quick and easy when you take Deutsche Bahn trains.
Separated by 146 miles, the cities are popular with both business and leisure travellers alike. There are 27 trains a day running from Freiburg to Frankfurt Airport, of which nine offer a direct service.
Travelling on the ever-efficient Deutsche Bahn service takes little over two hours. This makes it much quicker than any other mode of transport to Frankfurt Airport. That’s not all, the rail operator is well equipped with free WiFi throughout and large seats you can sink into, perfect for catching up on all those emails.
For those connecting onto flights, this easy journey allows you to hop off the train and onto your flight with minimal disruption. You'll find more information on this route below, including FAQs and train times.
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.
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.
An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.
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 Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf and Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance is 2 hours and 40 minutes, with around 18 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance is 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance can start from as little as €12.90 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance leaves at 20:42. 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.
Trains travelling from Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Airport Long-Distance cover a distance of around 146 miles (235 km) during the journey.