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

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Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Meiningen Stb 41

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Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Würzburg N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis 055 / ...

13€ - 22€

2 alternative options

Train via Gemünden am Main  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Gemuenden(Main) Re
  2. Take the train from Gemünden to Ebenhausen
  3. Take the train from Ebenhausen to Meiningen

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen 172.4 km

20€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen is to bus which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Meiningen via Eisenach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Meiningen is 133 km. The road distance is 172.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen 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 Meiningen is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 5h 33m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, arrive at Meiningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen is 172 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen.

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  • Distance: 132.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen via Eisenach in around 3h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Meiningen via Würzburg, Zella-Mehlis, and Zella-Mehlis in around 5h 33m.

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 Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Eisenach to Meiningen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Gemünden to Ebenhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Train from Ebenhausen to Meiningen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Erfurter Bahn
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).

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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 Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Würzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Würzburg, Bismarckstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet

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