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from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $206
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $206 (€172) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) to Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.

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FAQs

How do I go from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

The cheapest way to go to Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Erlangen:

Taking a bus is about $192 (€160) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $206 (€172) for this trip.

A bus is $14 (€12) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen costing on average $29 (€24).

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

The fastest way to get to Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Erlangen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Erlangen by train can take on average 2 h 23 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen?

You should expect to travel around 109 miles (175 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen.

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Erlangen from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Erlangen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen:

  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Erlangen (Bahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and tend to arrive in Erlangen.

Which travel companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Erlangen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen for $14 (€12) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Erlangen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen tickets on Omio for $206 (€172).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Erlangen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen for $29 (€24) on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Nuremberg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Erlangen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Erlangen and any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $206 (€172) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.