There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau by train, car, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 53 min

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

$70 - $102

4 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Aarau 37 / ...

$76 - $158

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Aarau 238.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Basel, line 1 train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the line 1 train from Basel SBB to Rheinfelden

$96 - $314

Fly to Zurich, line 303 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the line 303 bus from Dietikon, Bahnhof to Spreitenbach, Altersheim

$112 - $306

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Aarau via Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

More details

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Aargau is 303 km. The road distance is 381.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau, including transfers.

More details

Frankfurt am Main to Aargau train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

More details

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

Search flights

Frankfurt am Main to Aargau train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Olten station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Aargau is 381 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau.

Get driving directions

Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

Search flights

There are 196+ hotels available in Aargau. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Aargau.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 189.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Aargau, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Aarau once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Olten
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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 Aarau
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
VBZ
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Bus from Dietikon, Bahnhof to Spreitenbach, Altersheim
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

More details