There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps by plane, train, car or bus

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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Fly to Friedrichshafen, train, drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Immenstadt
  4. Take the train from Immenstadt to Oberstdorf
  5. Drive from Oberstdorf to Bavarian Alps

$142 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str. 210

$31 - $52

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Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams

$296 - $519

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg

$231 - $467

Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Immenstadt

$142 - $312

Train via Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Oberstdorf Re / ...

$107 - $155

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Oberstdorf Rb / ...

$97 - $142

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps 280.9 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bavarian Alps is 332 km. The road distance is 449.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 21 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps is 449 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 1469+ hotels available in Bavarian Alps. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps.
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  • Distance: 207.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bavarian Alps, Austria?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps via Ulm Hbf, Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf, and Oberstdorf in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str. in around 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Immenstadt
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Immenstadt to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Immenstadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str.
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Manheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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