There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano by plane, bus, train, car train, night train or car

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Fly to Verona, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  2. Take the bus from Verona - Aeroporto to Merano

$148 - $435

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Bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bozen N277

$94 - $127

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Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
  3. Take the train from Vipiteno to Merano

$181 - $377

Train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Ec

$130 - $245

Cartrain  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the cartrain from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Bolzano UEX 1385

$116 - $215

Night train, train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Innsbruck Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Merano/Meran Rex

$116 - $176

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano 376.2 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Merano via Bolzano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Merano/Meran via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Merano is 422 km. The road distance is 602 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano without a car is to train which takes 10 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano 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 Merano is to train which takes 10 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Verona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bozen station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano.
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  • Distance: 263.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano via München Hbf, Bolzano/Bozen, and Bolzano in around 10 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Vipiteno to Merano
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$95 - $120
First
$190 - $200
Second Class
$55 - $120
Train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$65
Motorcycle
$109
Vehicle
$120
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Merano/Meran
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Verona - Aeroporto to Merano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
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 Bozen
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Merano/Meran station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano is 602 km. It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Merano.

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Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Verona Airport.

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