Travel options
from Frankfurt am Main to Merano

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

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Merano on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMFrankfurt am Main12h50 10:05PMMerano
1 changes
$681One-way
Cheapest
09:15AMFrankfurt am Main12h50 10:05PMMerano
1 changes
$681One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Merano

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $257
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€36) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $257 (€206) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 263 miles (424 km) by flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Merano. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Austrian Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Merano.

Travel Tips

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Merano
Travel to Merano easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Frankfurt am Main to Merano.
FAQs
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Merano?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Merano, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Merano from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Merano, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Merano.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Merano, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Merano, Italy?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Merano?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Merano here.

How do I reach Merano from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Merano. You can take a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Merano the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Merano from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Merano:

Taking a bus is usually $212 (€170) less than taking a flight to Merano, which costs on average $257 (€206) for the same trip.

A bus is $105 (€84) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Merano costing on average $150 (€120).

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

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Merano is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 15 min   on average.

How far is Merano from Frankfurt am Main?

The Frankfurt am Main to Merano distance is around 263 miles (424 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Merano?

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

  • 4 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Merano?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Merano depart from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf to Merano, Via Piave / Via Schiller (Terme).
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Merano depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen to Merano Meran.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Merano?

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

  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Merano with Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $257 (€206) with Austrian Airlines from Frankfurt am Main to Merano.
  • You can go to Merano from Frankfurt am Main by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $45 (€36) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Merano on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Merano with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Merano tickets for $150 (€120) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Merano?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Merano with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to Merano with.

Direct services to Merano tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Frankfurt am Main and Merano?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Merano doesn't have to end in Merano. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Bolzano or Milan. If you’d like to add Munich, Bolzano or Milan to your Frankfurt am Main to Merano tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Merano today!
How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Merano tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Merano, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $257 (€206) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $45 (€36) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $150 (€120) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Merano online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Merano
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
Amenities

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Merano: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need