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

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$71 - $105

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Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Villingen-Schwenningen 117

$40 - $63

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen 190.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Donaueschingen

$149 - $371

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Donaueschingen

$125 - $367

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Donaueschingen

$133 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Donaueschingen via Offenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Donaueschingen is 241 km. The road distance is 305 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen 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 Donaueschingen is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen.
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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen via Offenburg in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen 6 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Donaueschingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Donaueschingen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Villingen-Schwenningen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen is 305 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Donaueschingen.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Donaueschingen. Prices start at $62 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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