There are 5 ways to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

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

$14 - $21

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main

$1 - $50

3 alternative options

Line 161 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 161

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf 21.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf 21.3 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf is to line 161 bus which costs 1€ - 4€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf is to train which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt am Main. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Frankfurt Hbf is 26 km. The road distance is 34.1 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs 12€ - 18€.

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The train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Darmstadt Hbf station.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Darmstadt Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf is to train which takes 16 min and costs 12€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 45€ and takes 35 min.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Frankfurt am Main station.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Darmstadt, Germany and Frankfurt Hbf, Hesse, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 35 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
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 Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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