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There are 11 ways to get from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Berga-Kelbra

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Bendplatz to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Erfurt, Busbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train via Lippstadt

  1. Take the train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lippstadt
  3. Take the train from Lippstadt, Bustreff Bahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Drive

  1. Drive from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  3. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Leipzig, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  3. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)
  3. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)
  3. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Dresden, train

  1. Take the train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS)
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen

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The cost-effective way to get from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen is to drive, which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 6m.

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The distance between Aachen and Bad Frankenhausen is 356 km. The road distance is 459.7 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 6h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen is 460 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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  • Distance: 356.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Bad Frankenhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Aachen to Bad Frankenhausen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Erfurt Hbf, Heldrungen, and Heldrungen, Bf. in around 6h 48m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €75
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lippstadt, Bustreff Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lippstadt, Bustreff Bahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Berga-Kelbra
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from Halle to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Heldrungen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Berga-Kelbra
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Abellio
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lippstadt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €85
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €30
1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Bendplatz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Erfurt, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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