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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE)
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Schwabach

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Nuremberg Central Bus Station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf

Train via Nürnberg Hbf

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Schwabach is around 2h 59m and covers a distance of around 250 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Schwabach. Typically 116 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 36m
Layover time:
23 min
Total time:
2h 59m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 37m
Train distance:
250 km
Trains per week:
116
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:03
Last train departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, October 16, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to bus which costs €7 - €17 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to fly and train which costs €40 - €200 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Schwabach via Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Schwabach is 194 km. The road distance is 257.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach without a car is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs €23 - €70.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs €23 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €17 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Nuernberg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach.
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  • Distance: 193.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Nuremberg Central Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost €7 - €11 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Train operators
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Schwabach
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwabach
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwabach
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
VGN
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €30
1st Class
€30 - €50
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RegioJet
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is 257 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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