There are 8 ways to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$73 - $125

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Rideshare  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Konstanz to Frankfurt 227.9 miles

$17 - $25

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 117

$23 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main 225.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$125 - $326

Train to Friedrichshafen, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Frankfurt (FRA) FDH - FRA

$119 - $354

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$146 - $406

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA

$128 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Konstanz and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Konstanz and Frankfurt am Main is 275 km. The road distance is 360.8 km.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h and costs 60€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 172.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main via Karlsruhe Hbf in around 5 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Konstanz to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Russian Railways
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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 Konstanz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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