How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||132 miles (213 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $101|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 4 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $101 (€88) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 132 miles (213 km) by bus, flight or train to Ulm from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 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 Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $14 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
There are 3 options to travel to Ulm from Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Ulm from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm:
A bus is $88 (€76) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm costing on average $101 (€88).
A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train with an average ticket price of $21 (€18) from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm.
The fastest way to get to Ulm from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.
Other travel options to Ulm take longer:
Getting to Ulm by bus takes 4 h 20 min on average.
Getting to Ulm by train takes 2 h 7 min on average.
The distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Ulm as scheduled services by bus, flight 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 Ulm:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ulm as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Ulm.
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