There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding by train, car, car train, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost UEX 1844
  2. Drive from München Ost to Ruhpolding

$124 - $150

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Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$54 - $87

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Traunstein M / ...

$125 - $181

Cartrain, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the cartrain from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost UEX 1385 / ...
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Traunstein M / ...

$149 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding 317.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Traunstein
  3. Take the train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding

$130 - $352

Fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Traunstein

$134 - $300

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Ruhpolding via München Hbf and Traunstein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ruhpolding is 390 km. The road distance is 508.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Traunstein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding is 508 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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  • Distance: 243.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding via München Hbf and Traunstein in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ruhpolding via Munich, Munich central bus station, Salzburg, Salzburg Hbf, and Traunstein in around 9 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Traunstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Traunstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Traunstein
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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