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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$54 - $78

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Bus, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Würzburg 084 / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$38 - $58

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Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 116.1 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, train  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
  3. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
  4. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

$102 - $222

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Würzburg Hbf and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 138 km. The road distance is 185.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 186 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Würzburg Hbf and Steinach in around 3h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45m
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.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 central station to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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