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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Meckesheim

Bus, train via Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Hoffenheim, Bahnhof

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Heidelberg, Crowne Plaza Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz to Neckargemünd, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Neckargemünd, Bahnhof to Hoffenheim, Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Frankfurt Airport to Hoffenheim (Station)

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) is to drive which costs €13 - €19 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) is to drive which costs €13 - €19 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Hoffenheim, Bahnhof via Mannheim Hbf and Meckesheim, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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It is 89 km from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station). It is approximately 115.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs €20 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station), including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Meckesheim station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) is 115 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station).

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There are 140+ hotels available in Hoffenheim (Station). Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 88.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hoffenheim (Station) via Mannheim Hbf, Meckesheim, and Meckesheim, Bahnhof in around 1h 31m.

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Railjet
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Meckesheim
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Meckesheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Meckesheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Mannheim Hbf to Meckesheim
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Hoffenheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Neckargemünd, Bahnhof to Hoffenheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Meckesheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
DB Bus
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Hoffenheim Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Bus
Train from Neckargemünd to Hoffenheim Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Bus
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 Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt central station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
HEAG mobilo GmbH
Phone
+49 6151 7094115
Email
info@heagmobilo.de
Website
heagmobilo.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
heagmobilo.de
Private nicht im VRN
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Heidelberg, Crowne Plaza Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Phone
+42 621 465 4444
Email
info@rnv-online.de
Website
rnv-online.de
Bus from Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz to Neckargemünd, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Phone
+49 6281 511 52
Website
rheinneckarbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz to Neckargemünd, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Frankfurt Airport to Hoffenheim (Station)

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