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

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Train via Würzburg  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Bamberg to Coburg Re / ...

41€ - 109€

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Rideshare  •  3h

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Coburg 211 km

12€ - 16€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Bamberg Re
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to Coburg Re / ...

45€ - 75€

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068
  2. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Coburg 029 / ...

18€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg 229.1 km

26€ - 40€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Coburg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Coburg via Bamberg, Bamberg train. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Coburg via Wuerzburg Hbf and Bamberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Coburg is 163 km. The road distance is 229.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg without a car is to train via Würzburg which takes 4h 2m and costs 40€ - 110€.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Coburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg is to train via Würzburg which takes 4h 2m and costs 40€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4h 55m.

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  • Distance: 163.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg via Wuerzburg Hbf and Bamberg in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg via Bamberg, Bamberg train in around 4h 55m.

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Coburg
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Coburg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Coburg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Coburg
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Coburg is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Coburg.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Coburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Coburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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