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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle by plane, train, night train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Basel, line 3 train, train  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the line 3 train from Basel SBB to Olten
  3. Take the train from Olten to Neuchâtel
  4. Take the train from Neuchâtel to Le Locle

$131 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Besançon 720
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Besançon-Viotte to Gare de

$47 - $72

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Neuchâtel
  3. Take the train from Neuchâtel to Le Locle

$132 - $356

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Neuchâtel

$154 - $378

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Neuchâtel 5 / ...

$121 - $208

Train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Glovelier 3
  3. Take the train from Glovelier to La Chaux-de-Fonds

$111 - $182

Train, night train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB Station
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Glovelier 3
  4. Take the train from Glovelier to La Chaux-de-Fonds

$81 - $133

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle 274.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Gare de via Karlsruhe and Gare de Besançon-Viotte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Le Locle via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Olten and Neuchâtel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Le Locle is 359 km. The road distance is 439.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs 100€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle.
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  • Distance: 224.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Le Locle, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Olten, and Neuchâtel in around 6h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle via Karlsruhe, Besançon, and Gare de Besançon-Viotte in around 12h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Neuchâtel to Le Locle
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Glovelier
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Glovelier to La Chaux-de-Fonds
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Besançon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuchâtel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle is 439 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Le Locle.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Le Locle. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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