Duration 2h 52m
Distance 205.3 km
Average price 60€
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Forchheim takes 2h 52m and the fastest train takes 2h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Frankfurt am Main to Forchheim. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Forchheim
2h 34m
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Frankfurt am Main to Forchheim train times

Trains run hourly between Frankfurt am Main and Forchheim. The earliest departure is at 12:54 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 22:48 which arrives into Forchheim at 02:27. All services require a transfer at NUERNBERG HBF and take an average of 2h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Forchheim. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Forchheim(Oberfr) via Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Forchheim is 176 km. The road distance is 205.3 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Forchheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Forchheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Nuernberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Forchheim?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 45€ - 65€ and the journey takes 2h 5m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route twice daily.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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