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

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Fly, train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf

Night train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to bus which costs €14 - €24 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to fly and train which costs €75 - €240 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Schwabach via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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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 52m and costs €23 - €70.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m 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 station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs €23 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €24 and takes 3h 58m.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Schwabach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Nürnberg 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 30m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Union Ivkoni also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwabach
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 to Nürnberg 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 41m
Frequency
4 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
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Nightjet
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€23 - €35
1st Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Union Ivkoni

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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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