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There are 4 ways to get from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by train, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj

€9 - €11

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

€29 - €99

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) 217 km

€23 - €35

Train, fly  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA

€76 - €320

Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by train

The train journey time between Esslingen am Neckar and Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 186 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), the Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train service departs from Esslingen(Neckar) and arrives in Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 30m
Fastest train time:
1h 30m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
22:53
Last train departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train schedules

Esslingen am Neckar → Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
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The cheapest way to get from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to train which costs €9 - €11 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to train which costs €9 - €11 and takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Esslingen(Neckar) and arriving at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Esslingen am Neckar and Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 155 km. The road distance is 217 km.

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The best way to get from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) without a car is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs €9 - €11.

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The train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Esslingen(Neckar) station.

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

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Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Esslingen am Neckar to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

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  • Distance: 155.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Esslingen am Neckar, Germany and Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf twice a week. Tickets cost €9 - €11 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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 Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Esslingen to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Esslingen to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Esslingen(Neckar) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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