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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Hbf to Friedrichsdorf(Taunus) 35554 / ...

€7 - €51

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Line 35801 train, line 35508 train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the line 35801 train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache 35801 / ...
  2. Take the line 35508 train from Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache to Friedrichsdorf(Taunus) 35508 / ...

€8 - €11

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf 30.4 km

€60 - €75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf 30.4 km

€3 - €5

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Frankfurt Airport to Friedrichsdorf 30.4 km

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Friedrichsdorf is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 35 km. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrives in Friedrichsdorf(Taunus). Typically 317 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
48 min
Fastest train time:
42 min
Train distance:
35 km
Trains per week:
317
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:03
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf train schedules

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Friedrichsdorf
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Friedrichsdorf is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Friedrichsdorf is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Friedrichsdorf is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf is to taxi which costs €60 - €75 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving at Friedrichsdorf(Taunus) via Frankfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Friedrichsdorf is 23 km. The road distance is 30.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs €6 - €55.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Friedrichsdorf(Taunus) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf is 30 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf.

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  • Distance: 22.6 km
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf via Frankfurt Hbf in around 54 min.

Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hbf to Friedrichsdorf(Taunus)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache to Friedrichsdorf(Taunus)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €17
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Railjet
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Friedrichsdorf(Taunus)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Friedrichsdorf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Frankfurt Airport to Friedrichsdorf

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