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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion 90 / ...

$334 - $527

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Train, drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Arolla

$99 - $193

7 alternative options

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla 385.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Turin, bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Torino Corso Giulio Cesare 10 to Breuil-Cervinia

$140 - $390

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Sion

$151 - $386

Fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion

$206 - $476

Fly to Basel, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion

$184 - $481

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Sion

$169 - $391

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Sion

$153 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Arolla is 463 km. The road distance is 617.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs 290€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Turin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Arolla is 617 km. It takes approximately 6h to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla.

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Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Turin Airport.

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There are 1897+ hotels available in Arolla. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla.
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  • Distance: 289.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 8m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Arolla via Basel SBB, Visp, and Sion in around 7h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Sion
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Sion
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $60
First
$75 - $95
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Sion
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Sion
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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