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There are 4 ways to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by tram, train, taxi or car

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Line 5 tram, train  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Willy-Brandt-Platz to Darmstadt Hbf 5
  2. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...

6€ - 52€

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...

4€ - 50€

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Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 34.3 km

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 34.3 km

3€ - 6€

Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz → Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level)
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The cheapest way to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to taxi which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 26 km. The road distance is 34.3 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to line 5 tram and train which takes 29 min and costs 5€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), including transfers.

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Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by HEAG mobilo GmbH, depart from Willy-Brandt-Platz station.

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Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 34 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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Map of how to get from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).
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  • Distance: 25.7 km
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz, Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 8€ and the journey takes 17 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
HEAG mobilo GmbH
Phone
+49 6151 7094115
Email
info@heagmobilo.de
Website
heagmobilo.de
Tram from Willy-Brandt-Platz to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
heagmobilo.de
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 Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Other operators
Taxi from Darmstadt, Willy-Brandt-Platz to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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