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Duration 26 min
Distance 38.7 km
Average price 12€
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main takes 26 min and the fastest train takes 16 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Darmstadt Hbf
  2. Frankfurt am Main
17 min
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4€ - 50€

Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main. The earliest departure is at 11:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Darmstadt is at 21:32 which arrives into Frankfurt am Main at 21:52. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 26 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main is 27 km. The road distance is 38.7 km.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Darmstadt Hbf station.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 8€ and the journey takes 17 min. Five other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VIAS Rail GmbH
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 14€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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