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

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 45 min

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

$118 - $156

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)West to Wabern(Bz Kassel) Ic

$78 - $104

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel

$117 - $147

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen 105.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Melsungen is 128 km. The road distance is 168.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 65€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen is 168 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Melsungen. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Melsungen once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)West to Wabern(Bz Kassel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Melsungen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxi -Schneider GmbH
Phone
+49 561/701313
Website
taxi-schneider-kassel.de
Taxi Sandhu UG
Phone
+49 561/779898

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