Travel from Frankfurt-Airport-FRA to Swiss-Alps

Bus or train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Swiss Alps?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Swiss Alps hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 30 min. 4 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Swiss Alps 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Swiss Alps

From Frankfurt airport fly to Zurich airport, line 2 train to Zürich HB, train to Arth-Goldau, line 2 train to Erstfeld, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Swiss Alps. 5 h 59 min $230. From Frankfurt airport fly to Basel airport, line 50 bus to Basel SBB, train to Erstfeld, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Swiss Alps. 7 h 15 min $263. From Frankfurt airport fly to Milan Malpensa airport, bus to Lugano, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Swiss Alps. 6 h 50 min $222. From Frankfurt airport fly to Milan Linate airport, bus to Milano Centrale, train to Bellinzona, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Swiss Alps. 7 h 9 min $231. From Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf train to Mannheim Hbf, train to Basel SBB, train to Erstfeld, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 9 h 30 min $224. From Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf train to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, train to Arth-Goldau, line 2 train to Erstfeld, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 9 h 33 min $183. From Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport bus to Chur, Postautostation, bus to Bellinzona, Stazione, bus to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 15 h 12 min $158. From Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf train to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof, nighttrain to Zürich HB, train to Airolo, Stazione, then line 110 bus to Gotthard Passhöhe. 10 h 20 min $156. From Frankfurt Airport (FRA) drive to Swiss Alps. 4 h 58 min $83.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Swiss Alps?

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Chur, Postautostation, Bellinzona, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 12 min.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $147 - $365
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