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

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Pforzheim Hbf to Calw Rb

$59 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus Deinbus  •  4 h 19 min

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

$19 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Pforzheim 017 / ...

$23 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calw 116.3 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, line 763 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the line 763 bus from Zob to Calw

$85 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Calw is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Calw is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Calw. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Calw via Karlsruhe Hbf and Pforzheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Calw is 156 km. The road distance is 186 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Calw without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Calw, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Calw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Calw is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Calw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Calw station.

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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Calw via Karlsruhe Hbf and Pforzheim Hbf in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Calw 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Pforzheim Hbf to Calw
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Bus operators
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 Pforzheim
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Bus from Zob to Calw
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
vvs.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Calw is 186 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calw.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Calw. Prices start at $63 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 9€ - 14€.

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