There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern by train, bus, 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  •  3 h 25 min

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

$89 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Mulhouse Ouibus

$22 - $33

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Freiburg 322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Lörrach 022 / ...

$54 - $79

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern 196 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Basel  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$84 - $291

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$162 - $401

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern is to bus which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kandern is 278 km. The road distance is 313.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern, including transfers.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kandern via Freiburg and Lörrach in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
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.

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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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Lörrach
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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