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

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Eisenach

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Fulda Weimarer Straße
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Bad Hersfeld
  3. Take the bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen

Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Bad Salzungen is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 222 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. Operated by Flixtrain and Süd Thüringen Bahn, the Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen train service departs from Frankfurt and arrives in Bad Salzungen. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
2h 30m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen is to train which costs €11 - €15 and takes 2h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen is to drive which takes 1h 54m and costs €22 - €35.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Bad Salzungen via Eisenach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bad Salzungen is 134 km. The road distance is 182.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs €11 - €15.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen train services, operated by Flixtrain, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Eisenach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen is 182 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bad Salzungen.

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  • Distance: 134.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bad Salzungen, Germany?

Flixtrain operates a train from Frankfurt to Eisenach once daily. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 44m.

Train operators
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Fulda station to Bad Hersfeld station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Fulda to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 561 766396-0
Email
info@cantus-bahn.de
Website
cantus-bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Bus operators
Verkehrsunternehmen Wartburgmobil VUW gkAöR
Phone
0180 7 12 13 14
Website
wartburgmobil.info
Bus from Bad Hersfeld Bahnhof to Bad Salzungen, ZOB / Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Verkehrsunternehmen Wartburgmobil VUW gkAöR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Fulda Weimarer Straße
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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