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There are 5 ways to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...

$3 - $20

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Rideshare  •  48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Darmstadt to Frankfurt 26.6 miles

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main

$1 - $50

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main 24.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to train which costs 2€ - 18€ and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt am Main. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 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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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs 2€ - 18€.

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The train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Darmstadt Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 16 min and costs 2€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 45€ and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Darmstadt, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 16 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Darmstadt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Frankfurt am Main station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is 39 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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