There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$55 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Ulm N277 / ...

$22 - $29

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Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm 176.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof

$82 - $249

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Ulm Hbf

$103 - $322

Fly to Munich, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf

$120 - $273

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Ulm. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Ulm Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ulm is 211 km. The road distance is 282 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ulm station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm.
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  • Distance: 131.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
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 Airport to Ulm
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Ulm Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm is 282 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ulm bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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