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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

43€ - 114€

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Rideshare  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Lörrach 336.3 km

17€

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Bus  •  5h 5m

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

18€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach 329.1 km

35€ - 60€

Fly to Basel, line 6 train  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the line 6 train from Basel SBB to Basel Bad Bf
  3. Take the line 6 train from Basel Bad Bf to Lörrach Hbf

137€ - 351€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 35m

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

160€ - 476€

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Lörrach. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Lörrach Hbf via Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lörrach is 288 km. The road distance is 329.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 40€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 5h 5m.

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  • Distance: 287.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf hourly. Tickets cost 60€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Lörrach hourly. Tickets cost 18€ - 23€ and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Train operators
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 Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 16€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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, Frankfurt central station to Lörrach
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Lörrach
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lörrach station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel Bad Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach is 329 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Lörrach bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Lörrach. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Lörrach. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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