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

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$53 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 117 / ...

$11 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar) Ec

$40 - $60

Bus Deinbus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

$21 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar 141 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR

$76 - $225

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar is to bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Esslingen am Neckar is 159 km. The road distance is 225.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Esslingen am Neckar. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Esslingen via Flughafen/Messe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Esslingen(Neckar). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 3 h, You could also fly, which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 2 h 50 min..

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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Esslingen am Neckar twice a week. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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