There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

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

$33 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe 108 / ...

$10 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen 89.6 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Ettlingen Erbprinz / Schloss via Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ettlingen is 132 km. The road distance is 143.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen 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 Ettlingen is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 4 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen.

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There are 495+ hotels available in Ettlingen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen.
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  • Distance: 82.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ettlingen hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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