There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gotha Ice
  2. Take a taxi from Gotha to Ilmenau

$134 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Würzburg 084 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Ilmenau 215

$13 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Ilmenau 215

$40 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau 167.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau is to bus which costs 11€ - 24€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ilmenau is 170 km. The road distance is 268.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Ilmenau. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Ilmenau via Würzburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau.
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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ilmenau via Würzburg in around 5 h.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gotha
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Würzburg to Ilmenau
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße to Würzburg, Bismarckstrasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
Taxi from Gotha to Ilmenau
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Erfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 361/5401939
Website
taxi-erfurt.com
Taxi-Pertrag
Phone
+49 361/733546

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