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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

€40 - €60

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Rideshare  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Strasbourg 224.8 km

€13 - €15

3 alternative options

Bus via Frankfurt Flughafen T1  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz Lufthansa Express Bus

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Strasbourg N1154 / ...

€13 - €17

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg 219.5 km

€24 - €40

Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Strasbourg is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 216 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 51m. Operated by TGV inOui and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Strasbourg. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 58m
Fastest train time:
1h 51m
Train distance:
216 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€40
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:21
Last train departs at:
16:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Strasbourg is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Strasbourg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Strasbourg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg is to rideshare which costs €13 - €15 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg is to train which costs €40 - €60 and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt central train station station and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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It is 183 km from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg. It is approximately 219.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €40 - €60.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg takes 1h 51m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Lufthansa Express Bus, depart from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus via Frankfurt Flughafen T1, which costs and takes 3h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 183.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg twice daily. Tickets cost €45 - €55 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Lufthansa Express Bus operates a bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz hourly, and the journey takes 2h 43m.

Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
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 central train station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg bus services, operated by Lufthansa Express Bus, arrive at Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg is 219 km. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Strasbourg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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