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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

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Fly to Billund, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the train from Give St. to Herning St.

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Hamburg central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
  3. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Horsens St.
  3. Take the bus from Horsens Trafikterminal to Ikast/Østerport

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast

Fly to Aarhus, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Aarhus (AAR)
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.

Fly to Copenhagen, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Copenhagen (CPH)
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Skanderborg St.
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Fly to Karup

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Karup (KRP)

Fly to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Frankfurt am Main to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Ikast is around 9h 34m and covers a distance of around 931 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest train normally takes 8h 57m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Arriva DK and others, the Frankfurt am Main to Ikast train service departs from Frankfurt and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 47m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
9h 34m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 57m
Train distance:
931 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:58
Last train departs at:
10:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Ikast train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast is to fly and train which costs €40 - €190 and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast is to fly and train which costs €40 - €190 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt central train station and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Hamburg central bus station and Aarhus Rutebilstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Ikast St. via Hamburg Hbf and Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ikast is 671 km. The road distance is 837.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 10h 9m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ikast bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt central train station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ikast train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast is to train which takes 10h 9m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14h 47m, you could also fly, which costs €100 - €250 and takes 7h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 670.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 9m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast via Hamburg Hbf and Skanderborg St. in around 10h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast via Hamburg central bus station and Aarhus Rutebilstation in around 14h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Ljubljana, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2300 kr
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via London Heathrow, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Milan Bergamo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170 kr - 1100 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Karup via Vienna, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4700 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 4400 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 3800 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Zadar
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
550 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2200 kr - 3800 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2700 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 4200 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2800 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Aarhus via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2100 kr
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2300 kr
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Train from Give St. to Herning St.
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Arriva Danmark
Website
delfi.de
Train from Skanderborg st to Ikast st
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Aarhus to Ikast st
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
240 kr - 330 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Give St. to Herning St.
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 kr - 300 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kr - 220 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Midttrafik
Phone
+45 70 21 02 30
Email
midttrafik@midttrafik.dk
Website
midttrafik.dk
Bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Midttrafik
Bus from Horsens Trafikterminal to Ikast/Østerport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Midttrafik
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Billund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ikast bus services, operated by Midttrafik, arrive at Ikast/Østerport station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ikast train services, operated by Arriva DK, arrive at Ikast St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Ikast is 838 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ikast.

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Billund Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Ikast. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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