There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$232 - $307

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Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Arcachon Ouibus

$44 - $61

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Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$251 - $300

Bus, train  •  25 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$139 - $195

Drive  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon 759.4 miles

$160 - $240

Fly Frankfurt to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bordeaux (BOD) FRA - BOD
  2. Take the train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon

$121 - $419

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bordeaux (BOD) SXB - BOD
  3. Take the train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon

$120 - $375

Fly Frankfurt to Biarritz, train  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Biarritz (BIQ) FRA - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Facture Biganos

$145 - $394

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Arcachon via Bordeaux City Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Arcachon via Strasbourg and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Arcachon is 958 km. The road distance is 1215.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon without a car is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Arcachon station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon.
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  • Distance: 598.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon via Bordeaux City Centre in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Biarritz via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
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 Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
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
$70 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Bayonne to Facture Biganos
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arcachon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon is 1215 km. It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arcachon.

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Lufthansa, Air France and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Arcachon. Prices start at $83 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 .

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