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Trip Summary

There are 39 daily trains from Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main. Traveling by train from Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main usually takes around 7 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance265 mi (427 km)
Fastest train6h 9m
Lowest price£32.32
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines5

Which train should you take from Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 5 train lines with service from Saalfelden, to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 19 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity17h 37m£73.74
DB Intercity-Express27h 5m£72.84
Deutsche Bahn167h 38m£61.85
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company198h 10m£56.12
Non-federally owned railway company29h 13m£57.88

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saalfelden 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 Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance between Saalfelden and Frankfurt am Main is approximately 265 miles, or 427 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 9 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Monday 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 Saalfelden at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Saalfelden to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 39 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 Saalfelden.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saalfelden?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Saalfelden where you can board the train to Frankfurt am Main.

Train stations in Saalfelden:

  • Gerling im Pinzgau

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Arrival stations

Frankfurt am Main receives travelers from Saalfelden at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Frankfurt am Main:

  • Central Train Station

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