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

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Bus, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Trier, Trier train 780 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Trier-Hbf to Gare de Perl Treves-Metz / ...

$25 - $39

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  5h 45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Gare Centrale

$10 - $44

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Montabaur Ice
  2. Take the bus from Montabaur to Trier, Trier train
  3. Take the train from Gare de Trier-Hbf to Gare de Perl

$48 - $73

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg Ouibus

$13 - $18

Train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Perl

$93 - $144

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen 151.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, line 184 bus, line 185 bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX
  2. Take the line 184 bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Remich, Gare routière
  3. Take the line 185 bus from Remich, Gare routière to Schengen, Ennen am Doref

$75 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen is to bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Schengen, Ennen am Doref via Luxembourg, Gare routière and Mondorf, Christophorus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Gare de Perl via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Gare de Metz-Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Schengen is 181 km. The road distance is 242.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 57m and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Schengen bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Schengen 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 Schengen is to bus which takes 6h and costs 11€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 7h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen.
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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen 3 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Metz Ville, and Gare de Metz-Ville in around 7h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Trier-Hbf to Gare de Perl
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Perl
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
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 Montabaur
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
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.

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 Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montabaur to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Remich, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Remich, Gare routière to Schengen, Ennen am Doref
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Mobiliteit
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$30 - $40
Low
$6
High
$34

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Schengen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Luxembourg station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Schengen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Perl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Schengen is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Schengen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Schengen. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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