There are 3 ways to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Wernshausen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$54 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis, Suhl/Zella-Mehlis Station to Würzburg 015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 128 / ...

$26 - $46

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main 112.3 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a train from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main via Wernshausen and Eisenach in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main via Zella-Mehlis, Suhl/Zella-Mehlis, Suhl/Zella-Mehlis Station, and Würzburg in around 5 h 24 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wernshausen to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bahn.de
Train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis, Suhl/Zella-Mehlis Station to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Würzburg, Bismarckstrasse to Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance between Schmalkalden and Frankfurt am Main is 142 km. The road distance is 180 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main?

The quickest way to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs 19€ - 28€.

Is there a direct train between Schmalkalden and Frankfurt am Main?

No, there is no direct train from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Schmalkalden and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Wernshausen and Eisenach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main?

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Schmalkalden to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.