Travel from Frankfurt-am-Main to Zugspitze

Bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Zugspitze?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Zugspitze once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Zugspitze DE also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zugspitze every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zugspitze

From Frankfurt(Main)Hbf train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen then Rack Railway to Zugspitzplatt. 6 h 56 min 129€. From Frankfurt(Main)Hbf train to München Hbf Gl.27-36, train to Ehrwald Abzw Bahnhof, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Bergstation. 7 h 2 min 137€. From Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station bus to Region Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, bus to Ehrwald Kirchplatz, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Bergstation. 8 h 54 min 67€. From Frankfurt(Main)Süd night train to München Hbf Gl.27-36, train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, then Rack Railway to Zugspitzplatt. 11 h 27 min 92€. From Frankfurt am Main drive to Zugspitze. 4 h 21 min 59€. From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Munich airport, train to München Hbf Gl.27-36, train to Ehrwald Abzw Bahnhof, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Zugspitze. 6 h 48 min 168€. From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Zurich airport, line 2 train to Zürich HB, train to Ötztal, train to Stams, then drive to Zugspitze. 7 h 45 min 198€. From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Innsbruck airport, train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, train to Ehrwald Abzw Bahnhof, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Zugspitze. 7 h 50 min 214€. From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Friedrichshafen airport, taxi to Friedrichshafen Stadt, train to Lindau Hbf, train to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf, train to Reutte in Tirol, train to Ehrwald Abzw Bahnhof, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Zugspitze. 8 h 46 min 202€. From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Salzburg airport, bus to Salzburg Hbf, train to München Hbf Gl.27-36, train to Ehrwald Abzw Bahnhof, bus to Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Talstation, then cable car to Zugspitze. 8 h 29 min 206€.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $134 - $192
      • Duration: 6 h 56 min
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      2 Train via München Hbf Gl.27-36
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      6 Fly to Munich, train
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      7 Fly to Zurich, train
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      8 Fly to Innsbruck, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $167 - $383
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      9 Fly to Friedrichshafen, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $158 - $423
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      10 Fly to Salzburg, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $178 - $449
      • Duration: 8 h 29 min
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