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

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Train inOui TGV  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Kalhausen

$75 - $108

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Saarbrücken 113 / ...

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice

$50 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Achen 128.4 miles

$27 - $40

Shuttle, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Saarbrucken (SCN) LUX - SCN

$209 - $743

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Achen is 161 km. The road distance is 205.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Achen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Achen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Achen is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Achen is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Achen.

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Luxair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Achen. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Luxembourg Airport is to shuttle which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Achen.
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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Achen, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Achen via Strasbourg and Kalhausen in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Achen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Kalhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
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 central station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$30 - $40
Low
$6
High
$34

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