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

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Cham(Oberpf) Ex / ...

$91 - $135

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Regensburg, Regensburg central station 161 / ...
  2. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Schwandorf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Cham(Oberpf) Ex / ...

$52 - $80

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Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Nürnberg
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Cham(Oberpf) Ex / ...

$84 - $123

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Cham 222.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Frankfurt to Munich, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Cham(Oberpf)

$121 - $286

Fly Frankfurt to Nuremberg, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Cham(Oberpf)

$130 - $264

Fly Frankfurt to Prague, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha-Smichov to Cham(Oberpf)

$88 - $270

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Munich, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  3. Take the train from Freising to Cham(Oberpf)

$154 - $345

Fly Frankfurt to Salzburg, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Cham(Oberpf)

$170 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cham is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cham is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Cham. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Cham(Oberpf) via Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Cham is 302 km. The road distance is 355.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cham without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cham, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Cham train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Cham(Oberpf) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Cham is 355 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Cham.

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  • Distance: 189 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Cham via Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf in around 5h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
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 Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Cham(Oberpf)
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Cham(Oberpf)
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Cham(Oberpf)
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Smichov to Cham(Oberpf)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Nürnberg
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Royal Jordanian, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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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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