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Frankfurt - Freiburg Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Frankfurt to Freiburg. Traveling by bus from Frankfurt to Freiburg usually takes around 4 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance151 mi (243 km)
Shortest duration3h 45m
Cheapest price$10.71
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Frankfurt to Freiburg?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Frankfurt to Freiburg. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus114h 18m$20.88
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 11 trips from Frankfurt am Main to Freiburg, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 18 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are buses that can take you directly from Frankfurt to Freiburg. At this time, there are a number of bus trips where you can expect to spend part of the journey on a different vehicle, such as a shuttle or a train. Both types of tickets can be found when you search on Wanderu; the type of trip is indicated in the trip details.

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 151 miles from Frankfurt to Freiburg. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Frankfurt to Freiburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Frankfurt to Freiburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Frankfurt to Freiburg; ticket prices start at $8.51.

City Information

Frankfurt

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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.

Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.

Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.

The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.

Freiburg

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Freiburg im Breisgau, commonly called Freiburg, is a large city in the Baden-Wurttemberg state in the south of Germany. Sitting on the edge of the Black Forest, this city is home to one of Germany's oldest universities and a large Gothic-style cathedral in its reconstructed medieval old town.

Freiburg Cathedral originated as a Romanesque Church in the 13th century and took a full 300 years to complete. This cathedral is one of the most popular attractions in the city, and it's easy to see why. Hundreds of figures have been carved into the sandstone facade with impossible detail, and entry is free to walk through the even more impressive interior.

The Münsterplatz is another must while visiting the city. Although nearly destroyed in World War II, this cobblestone pedestrian square has been restored to display its many historic monuments, including the bold, red Historical Merchants' Hall. Market stalls populate this central square every day except for Sundays.

One of the unique features of Freiburg is the shallow waterways that flow along grooves in the streets in the Old Town. These brooks, or bächle, used to supply the city with drinking water from the Dreisam River but today host kids' boat races or splashes on hot days. Legend says that if you accidentally step in one, you will marry a local, so watch your step—or don't!

Experience Germany's incomparable rail network on a train to Freiburg, arriving at the Freiburg Hauptbahnhof. FlixBus and Sindbad also connect Freiburg to the rest of the country and several additional European cities like Zurich and Budapest.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Frankfurt?

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Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Frankfurt Central Bus Station, locally known as Busterminal Frankfurt, is the city's main bus terminal and is located directly next to Frankfurt HBF (the central train station). The terminal is a hub for bus services throughout Europe, like Flixbus, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Arda Tur. Nearby you will find a coffee shop, ATMs, toilets, and luggage storage. In the immediate vicinity, there is a Tokyo Inn and Ibis hotel, numerous restaurants, and a five-minute walk from the city center.

All bus stations in Frankfurt:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36

Where does the bus arrive in Freiburg?

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Main arrival station: Bismarckallee 3

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Freiburg.

All bus stations in Freiburg:

  • Bismarckallee 3

  • Südbadenbus

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