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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$60 - $86

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Saarbrücken N13 / ...

$23 - $37

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lachambre 132 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Basel, train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Mulhouse Ville

$95 - $306

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$76 - $312

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$113 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Gare de St-Avold via Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Alsace is 235 km. The road distance is 211.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Alsace train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Alsace train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace.
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  • Distance: 146.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Lachambre once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lachambre 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Alsace is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Alsace.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1267+ hotels available in Alsace. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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