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There are 6 ways to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache 35302 / ...

4€ - 8€

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Rideshare  •  48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Darmstadt to Frankfurt 42.6 km

1€ - 3€

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 108 / ...

5€ - 45€

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main 38.7 km

75€ - 95€

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main 38.7 km

4€ - 7€

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main 38.7 km

55€ - 65€

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The cheapest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to taxi which costs 75€ - 95€ and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darmstadt and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Frankfurt am Main is 27 km. The road distance is 38.7 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

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The train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Darmstadt station.

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

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 33 min and costs 4€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 45€ and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 27.2 km
  • Duration: 33 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 8€ and the journey takes 33 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 7€ and the journey takes 45 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Flixtrain
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Darmstadt, Ost to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
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).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Darmstadt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Darmstadt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Frankfurt
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
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Green
55€ - 65€
UberX
55€ - 65€
Taxi from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
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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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main is 39 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main.

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Book your Darmstadt to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 816+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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