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There are 7 ways to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bayreuth Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$71 - $106

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Rideshare  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bayreuth to Frankfurt 180.1 miles

$11 - $23

5 alternative options

Train via Würzburg Hbf  •  3 h 56 min

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

$82 - $122

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068

$15 - $26

Train, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bayreuth Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf R3
  2. Take the bus from Nürnberg to Frankfurt Hbf

$48 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main 179.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  3 h 25 min

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

$114 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station station and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Bayreuth Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bayreuth and Frankfurt am Main is 208 km. The road distance is 286.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station.

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

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The best way to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 129.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main via Nürnberg Hbf in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bayreuth Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bayreuth Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nürnberg to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bayreuth to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Bayreuth 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 Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main is 287 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Nuremberg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Bayreuth to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bayreuth 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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