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There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal by train, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...

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Night train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Oberzwehren Re98

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal 181.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Baunatal Stadtmitte via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe and Kassel Oberzwehren Mitte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Baunatal is 136 km. The road distance is 181.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs €30 - €75.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal is 182 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Baunatal.

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  • Distance: 136.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 1h 31m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

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Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

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Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Oberzwehren
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH

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