There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...

$50 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bad Hersfeld, Bad Hersfeld, station 013 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bad Hersfeld to Melsungen Rb

$26 - $39

2 alternative options

Train via Fulda  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Fulda Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Melsungen Rb

$45 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen 105.3 miles

$22 - $35

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bad Hersfeld to Melsungen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Melsungen
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Fulda, Fulda station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bad Hersfeld, Bad Hersfeld, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Melsungen is 128 km. The road distance is 168 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is to drive which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 18€ - 26€.

Is there a direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Melsungen?

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Melsungen via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen?

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen, including transfers.