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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Buchloe  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Fuessen Re

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Bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station N948 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein 163

34€ - 51€

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Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Fuessen Re

Night train, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Augsburg Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Fuessen Re

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau 426 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Munich, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Buchloe to Fuessen

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Ulrichsbruecke-Fuessen

201€ - 536€

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  3. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum

74€ - 374€

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Schwangau is 320 km. The road distance is 426 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau without a car is to train via Buchloe which takes 5h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau is to train via Buchloe which takes 5h 50m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 44m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau is 426 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1195+ hotels available in Schwangau. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 319.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau via Augsburg Hbf, Buchloe, and Fuessen in around 5h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Schwangau via Munich, Munich central bus station and Schwangau Neuschwanstein in around 9h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
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 Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Buchloe to Fuessen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Fuessen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Fuessen
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Nightjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf to Ulrichsbruecke-Fuessen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Reutte In Tirol Schulzentrum
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Kempten(Allgaeu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Schwangau Neuschwanstein
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
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 - Main station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Karat-S

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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