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Duration 3h 50m
Distance 302.7 km
Average price 96€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Jena takes 3h 50m and the fastest train takes 3h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Erfurt Hbf
  3. Jena
3h 24m
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58€ - 120€

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena train times

Trains run every four hours between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Jena. The earliest departure is at 09:01 in the morning, and the last departure from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is at 21:01 which arrives into Jena at 05:04. All services require a transfer at ERFURT HBF and take an average of 3h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Jena West via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Jena is 235 km. The road distance is 302.7 km.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Jena West station.

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