There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Ece / ...

$83 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Ouibus

$33 - $45

6 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. 26 / ...

$123 - $204

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. N33

$44 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. 286.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. FRA - ZRH

$137 - $346

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. FRA - BSL

$129 - $376

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. FRA - FDH

$164 - $439

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 4 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Engelberg is 367 km. The road distance is 459 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg is to drive which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Engelberg via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Engelberg, including transfers.