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

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$30 - $50

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Rideshare  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt 77.2 miles

$5 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 090 / ...

$6 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main 72.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Frankfurt am Main is 99 km. The road distance is 116.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

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The train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kaiserslautern station.

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Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 28€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 62.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. inOui TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h.

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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main is 116 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt am Main.

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There are 682+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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