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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf Ic / ...

$5 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt Hbf

$1 - $50

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Darmstadt 25.7 miles

$3

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt 22.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt 22.6 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt 22.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt is to train which costs 4€ - 18€ and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Darmstadt is 27 km. The road distance is 36.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt is to train which takes 15 min and costs 4€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 45€ and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 15 min. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 34 min.

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 Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Frankfurt
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
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uber.com
Taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Darmstadt Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt is 36 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Darmstadt.

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There are 315+ hotels available in Darmstadt. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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