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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gotha Ice
  2. Take a taxi from Gotha to Suhl

$130 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Schweinfurt 068
  2. Take the bus from Schweinfurt to Zella-Mehlis 215 / ...

$31 - $44

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Schweinfurt Hbf  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Schweinfurt Hbf Rb / ...
  3. Take the bus from Schweinfurt to Zella-Mehlis 215 / ...

$69 - $98

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis 055 / ...

$55 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl 128.6 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Suhl is 153 km. The road distance is 205.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Suhl is 206 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl.

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There are 333+ hotels available in Suhl. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl via Schweinfurt and Zella-Mehlis in around 4 h 33 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 Gotha
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Schweinfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
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 Schweinfurt to Zella-Mehlis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Schweinfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gotha to Suhl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Erfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 361/5401939
Website
taxi-erfurt.com
Taxi-Pertrag
Phone
+49 361/733546

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