There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Lichtenfels

$88 - $214

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Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

$20 - $43

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...

$63 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels 155.1 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Lichtenfels via Würzburg Hbf and Bamberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lichtenfels is 178 km. The road distance is 248.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels 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 Lichtenfels is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels is 248 km. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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  • Distance: 111.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels via Würzburg Hbf and Bamberg in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lichtenfels once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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