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

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Fly  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$105 - $288

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rotkreuz Ec

$86 - $130

3 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$103 - $206

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$125 - $206

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug 266.9 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Zug via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Zug is 320 km. The road distance is 427 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug 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 Zug is to fly which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug is 427 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug.
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  • Distance: 200.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Zug via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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