There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  2 h 38 min

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

$65 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof 128

$18 - $30

8 alternative options

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf Ice / ...

$66 - $95

Train via Würzburg Hbf  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Würzburg Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf Ice

$68 - $96

Bus, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nuremberg
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ingolstadt Nord Re

$60 - $93

Rideshare  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Ingolstadt 202.3 miles

$18 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt 198.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

$113 - $239

Fly to Munich, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

$117 - $274

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

$164 - $401

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ingolstadt Nord
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Ingolstadt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ingolstadt is 249 km. The road distance is 318 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ingolstadt is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Ingolstadt Hbf. Services depart five times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs five times a day.