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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Homburg N13 / ...

$52 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf Ice / ...

$88 - $121

Train, night train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Mannheim Hbf to Bruchmühlbach-Miesau S 1 (22)

$62 - $90

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen 89.1 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 22m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Altenkirchen is 113 km. The road distance is 142.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen without a car is to bus which takes 2h 48m and costs 45€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen is to bus which takes 2h 48m and costs 45€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen is 143 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Altenkirchen. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Altenkirchen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Altenkirchen via Mannheim Hbf and Homburg(Saar)Hbf in around 2h 54m.

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Mannheim Hbf to Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Homburg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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