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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Roesrath

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Train, line 556 bus

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Take the line 556 bus from Siegburg Bf to Rösrath Bf

Bus, line 423 bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Cologne South
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Rösrath Halfenhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach by train and bus

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Forsbach is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 187 km. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Rösrath Halfenhof. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 18m
Layover time:
44 min
Total time:
2h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 30m
Journey distance:
187 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:43
Last service departs at:
22:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach train and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, September 19, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach is to drive, which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Rösrath Halfenhof via Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Forsbach is 138 km. The road distance is 165.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs €35 - €75.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs €35 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 423 bus, which costs and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach bus services, operated by RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Berg.Gladb, arrive at Rösrath Halfenhof station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach.
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  • Distance: 138.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Forsbach, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10, Roesrath, and Rösrath Bf in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach via Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 in around 2h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Roesrath
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Rösrath Bf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bahn DE
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
National Express Rail
Bus operators
RSVG
Phone
02241 / 499-0
Website
rsvg.de
Bus from Siegburg Bf to Rösrath Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
rsvg.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Cologne - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Berg.Gladb
Phone
0180 6 13 13 13
Email
info@rvk.de
Website
rvk.de
Bus from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Rösrath Halfenhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Berg.Gladb

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach is 166 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Forsbach.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 958+ hotels available in Forsbach. Prices start at €87 per night.

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