There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb Re

$80 - $121

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cheb 068

$20 - $35

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb 208.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb

$118 - $249

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Werdau
  3. Take the train from Werdau to Cheb

$111 - $292

Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h 34 min

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

$76 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb is to bus which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Cheb is 263 km. The road distance is 333.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Cheb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Cheb via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Cheb, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb via Nürnberg Hbf in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Cheb once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
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
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Werdau to Cheb
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Werdau
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Smichov to Cheb
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
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.

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 Cheb
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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