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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 2m

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

$67 - $96

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Bus FlixBus  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Weimar, Weimar central station 320

$16 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus Deinbus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf

$25 - $41

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald 173.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Buchenwald. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Weimar, Buchenwald/Gedenkstätte via Weimar, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Buchenwald is 207 km. The road distance is 277.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 5h 9m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Weimar, Weimar central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald is 278 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald.

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  • Distance: 129.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Buchenwald twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Weimar, Weimar central station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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