There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine by train, bus or car

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 28 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg Tgv

$73 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Sarrebourg 771

$37 - $50

2 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg Tgv

$79 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine 159.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Alsace-Lorraine is 191 km. The road distance is 255.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine is 255 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Alsace-Lorraine. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine.
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  • Distance: 119.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Alsace-Lorraine, Grand-Est, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Sarrebourg, and Lorquin in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Alsace-Lorraine via Karlsruhe and Sarrebourg in around 6 h 30 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $37
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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