How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||87 miles (141 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$17 - $37|
|Fastest mode||Train • $37 (€33) • 2 h 51 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus or train to travel 87 miles (141 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden.
You can travel by train for as low as $18 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden travel.
There are 2 options to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Schmalkalden:
A bus is $20 (€18) less than a train with an average ticket price of $37 (€33) from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden.
The distance is approximately 87 miles (141 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Frankfurt am Main and Schmalkalden as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden:
The following travel companies offer services from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden:
Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Schmalkalden with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Schmalkalden 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 trip.
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