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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$130 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77

$29 - $50

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Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$130 - $224

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Chur to Frankfurt am Main 317.7 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Basel, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$149 - $405

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$146 - $367

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Chur to Sargans
  2. Take the train from Sargans to Feldkirch
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
  4. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
  5. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Frankfurt (FRA) FDH - FRA

$131 - $397

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The cheapest way to get from Chur to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chur to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chur, Chur PostAutostation station and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chur and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Chur and Frankfurt am Main is 368 km. The road distance is 508.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chur to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 220.

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The train from Chur to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 5 h 14 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Chur to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chur, Chur PostAutostation.

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Chur to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chur station.

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The best way to get from Chur to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Chur to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 230.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Chur, Grisons, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Chur to Frankfurt am Main 6 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $220 and the journey takes 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Chur to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Sargans
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sargans to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Chur to Sargans
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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 Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Chur to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chur to Frankfurt am Main is 508 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Chur to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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

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There are 682+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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