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

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Fly to Basel, line 1 train  •  1h 39m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the line 1 train from Basel SBB to Rheinfelden

$89 - $292

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Bus  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Basel, Basel central station 108 / ...

$37 - $60

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  2h 47m

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

$116 - $308

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Rheinfelden(Baden)

$117 - $342

Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

$83 - $125

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  3h 21m

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

$73 - $139

Train, night train  •  4h 35m

  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 Nj 401

$57 - $89

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden 208.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden is to fly and line 1 train which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Rheinfelden(Baden) via Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Rheinfelden is 283 km. The road distance is 333.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden 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 Rheinfelden is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 7h 51m.

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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 Rheinfelden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Basel Bad Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden.
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  • Distance: 176.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden via Karlsruhe, Basel, Basel central station, and Basel SBB in around 7h 51m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Rheinfelden(Baden)
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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 Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden is 333 km. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rheinfelden.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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