There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Kaiserslautern 026 / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf S 2 / ...

$29 - $45

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern 65.5 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Kaiserslautern. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Kaiserslautern Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Kaiserslautern is 89 km. The road distance is 104.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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The bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Kaiserslautern takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern.
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  • Distance: 55.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kaiserslautern via Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 34 min.

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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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