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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Suhl Stb 44 / ...

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Bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Würzburg 084 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis 215 / ...

$13 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Suhl Stb 44 / ...

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl 128.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl is to bus which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Suhl via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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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 which takes 4h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Suhl 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 Suhl is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 5h 14m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Suhl train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, arrive at Suhl station.

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

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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl via Erfurt Hbf in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Suhl via Würzburg, Zella-Mehlis, and Zella-Mehlis in around 5h 14m.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Suhl
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Zella-Mehlis
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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