How to get from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main 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 - $150|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 4 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $150 (€130) • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 132 miles (213 km) by bus, flight or train between Ulm and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 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 route are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main.
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 route.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Ulm and Frankfurt am Main. 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.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
You can get between Ulm and Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Ulm is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main:
Taking a bus costs $136 (€118) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $150 (€130) for the same trip.
Taking a bus costs $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $17 (€15) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Ulm is by flight, which takes on average 45 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus takes 4 h 25 min on average.
Train takes on average 3 h 6 min.
The distance from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 132 miles (213 km).
The average frequency per day from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from 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 when traveling from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main:
The following travel companies offer services from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main:
Yes, there are direct routes from Ulm to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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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