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

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...

$58 - $84

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Rideshare  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Bamberg 131.8 miles

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

$12 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg 131.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg

$93 - $228

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bamberg via Würzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bamberg is 160 km. The road distance is 211 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg via Würzburg Hbf in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Frankfurt to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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