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

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Train, bus  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Jena, Westbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

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Bus via Jena  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Jena bus station N1305
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale) Re

Bus  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Hof Hbf

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz 341.9 km

€35 - €55

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)

Fly to Nuremberg, train, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Hof, Hauptbahnhof to Schleiz, Post

Fly to Dresden, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz by train and bus

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Schleiz is around 5h 22m and covers a distance of around 373 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 8m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Schleiz, Busbahnhof. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 22m
Fastest journey time:
5h 8m
Journey distance:
373 km
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:30
Last service departs at:
17:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz train and bus schedules

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Schleiz
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schleiz is 116 117.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Schleiz, Busbahnhof via Jena, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Schleiz is 237 km. The road distance is 341.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz is to bus via Jena which takes 6h 44m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz bus services, operated by Kombus, arrive at Schleiz, Busbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz.
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  • Distance: 237.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz via Jena, Busbahnhof in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Erfurt Hbf, Saalfeld(Saale), Neustadt(Orla), and Neustadt a.d. Orla, Busbahnhof in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €480
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Bus operators
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Jena, Westbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
Bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
Bus from Hof, Hauptbahnhof to Schleiz, Post
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Kombus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Jena bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz is 342 km. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schleiz.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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