There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train, drive  •  5 h 48 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

$144 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 217 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart 027 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station 277
  4. Take the bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Oberstdorf 186

$35 - $59

7 alternative options

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$332 - $556

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

$144 - $315

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lindau Hbf
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Immenstadt

$166 - $395

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Oberstdorf

$135 - $315

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg

$237 - $514

Train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$101 - $151

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps 290 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps is to fly and train which costs 280€ - 480€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bavarian Alps is 332 km. The road distance is 463.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps, including transfers.

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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 and Oberstdorf in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bavarian Alps via Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station, and Oberstdorf in around 10 h 2 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 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
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
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 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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
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
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 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Immenstadt to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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