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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf Re

$47 - $67

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Pforzheim 017

$12 - $17

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf Re

$53 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim 96.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Pforzheim Hauptbahnhof

$78 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim is to bus which costs 11€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Pforzheim. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Pforzheim Hbf via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Pforzheim is 130 km. The road distance is 153.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim.
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  • Distance: 81.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Pforzheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim via Karlsruhe Hbf in around 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Pforzheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
vvs.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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Pforzheim
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pforzheim station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Pforzheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim is 154 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Pforzheim.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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