There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  31 min

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

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 022 / ...

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein 49.4 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein 49.4 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to bus which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to train which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 64 km. The road distance is 79.1 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h.

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 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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