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There are 6 ways to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  2h 8m

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

33€ - 69€

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N17 / ...

9€ - 16€

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 54m

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

40€ - 65€

Bus via Heilbronn Hbf  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Heilbronn to Frankfurt 524 / ...

54€ - 79€

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main 118.8 miles

21€ - 35€

Train, fly  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Ludwigsburg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA

84€ - 224€

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The cheapest way to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ludwigsburg and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Ludwigsburg and Frankfurt am Main is 140 km. The road distance is 190.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train via Stuttgart Hbf which takes 2h 8m and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim station.

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

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The best way to get from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main is to train via Stuttgart Hbf which takes 2h 8m and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3h.

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  • Distance: 87.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 28m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost 9€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ludwigsburg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Heilbronn to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Ludwigsburg 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 Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main is 190 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Ludwigsburg to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 47€ per night.

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