How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg

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from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg on Aug 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h00 09:30PMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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06:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h00 09:30PMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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08:30AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h00 11:30AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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06:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf2h37 09:30AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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05:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h02 08:32PMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $212
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $212 (€197) • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 99 miles (160 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Bamberg from Frankfurt am Main. 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 $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg.

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There are 4 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Bamberg is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Bamberg:

Taking a bus is about $197 (€183) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $212 (€197) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $14 (€13) less than taking a train to Bamberg, which costs on average $29 (€27) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bamberg from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 40 min.

Other travel options to Bamberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 10 min   of travel time.

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg is approximately 99 miles (160 km).

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

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 24 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bamberg from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry 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 Bamberg:

  • Buses mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof (Brennerstraße).
  • Trains mostly leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and tend to arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Bamberg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg for $15 (€14) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Bamberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg tickets on Omio for $212 (€197).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Bamberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg tickets on Omio for $29 (€27).

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 3 direct buses per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 7 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bamberg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bamberg from Frankfurt am Main.

Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Bamberg don't make Bamberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bamberg are Nuremberg, Munich or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bamberg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $15 (€14) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $212 (€197) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $29 (€27) one way on average.

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

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