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Schwäbisch Gmünd - Frankfurt am Main Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main. Traveling by train from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main usually takes around 2 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 12 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Fastest train2h 12m
Lowest price$52.64
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 4 train lines with service from Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity12h 25m$74.36
DB Intercity-Express12h 51m$122.51
Deutsche Bahn32h 22m$111.74
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company23h 3m$104.42

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance between Schwäbisch Gmünd and Frankfurt am Main is approximately 104 miles, or 167 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 12 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Schwäbisch Gmünd at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Frankfurt am Main to Schwäbisch Gmünd. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Schwäbisch Gmünd to Frankfurt am Main for $44.36.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Schwäbisch Gmünd?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Schwäbisch Gmünd.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Arrival stations

Frankfurt am Main has one train station.

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