How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $158
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€41) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $158 (€149) • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€41). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.

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You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $43 (€41) compared to other travel options to Erlangen:

A bus is generally $115 (€108) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $158 (€149) from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Erlangen, which costs on average $44 (€42) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen is by flight with an average journey time of 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Erlangen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Erlangen by bus can take on average 2 h 40 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 23 min.

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

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

  • 7 buses per day.
  • Around 23 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Erlangen, Busbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Erlangen.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen:

  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€41) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.
  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $158 (€149) with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $44 (€42) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen.
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Erlangen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Munich or Nuremberg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Erlangen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $43 (€41) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $158 (€149) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $44 (€42) one way on average.

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.

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