Plauen to Franzensbad train

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Plauen - Franzensbad Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

5 trains operate daily from Plauen to Franzensbad. The train trip from Plauen to Franzensbad is usually about one hour and 26 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest vogtlandbahn train can get you there in as little as one hour and 8 minutes.

Distance28 mi (45 km)
Fastest train1h 8m
Lowest price$12.25
Trains per day15
Most frequent servicevogtlandbahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Plauen to Franzensbad?

2 train services operate from Plauen to Franzensbad. vogtlandbahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company22h 18m$25.29
vogtlandbahn31h 13m$12.25
  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Plauen to Franzensbad start from $25, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Franzensbad. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Plauen leaves from Plauen(Vogtl) ob Bf . And in Franzensbad trains arrive at Frantiskovy Lazne and one other train station.

    From Plauen to Franzensbad train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Franzensbad faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

  • Vogtlandbahn (also known as Die Landerbahn) is a German passenger rail company. You can hop aboard a Vogtlandbahn train to destinations like Dresden, Grafenau, and Lobau. Onboard you can choose from standard or first-class tickets, plus spacious seats and plenty of leg room.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Plauen and Franzensbad is approximately 28 miles, or 45 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 8 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Plauen to Franzensbad tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Plauen at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 15 of these are direct connections to Franzensbad. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Franzensbad to Plauen.

City Information


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Plauen is a city in the state of Saxony, near Germany's border with Czechia. Plauen's history is closely woven to its lace and embroidery industry, so your first stop should be the Embroidery Machine Museum. Here, you'll learn about textile and fashion history, plus discover turn-of-the-century manufacturing and machinery. If you can't get enough, Plauen has no shortage of museums and attractions related to the embroidery industry; Plauener Spitzenmuseum, Weberhäuser, and Weisbachsches Haus are some of the more popular choices.

Plauen has a small and easy-to-navigate downtown area, with a good mix of fast food, international dining, and classic German eateries to fit whatever you're seeking. Leave plenty of time to wander through the city's streets and marvel at the different architecture styles of churches, museums, government buildings, and more.

You can travel to Plauen on FlixBus or several Deutsche Bahn train lines. These connections also mean Plauen could be a stop along the way to larger cities like Dresden or Prague since tickets to these cities are very affordable.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Plauen?

Main departure station: Plauen(Vogtl) ob Bf

There is one train station in Plauen.

All train stations in Plauen:

  • Plauen(Vogtl) ob Bf

Where is the train station in Franzensbad?

Main arrival station: Frantiskovy Lazne Aquaforum

There are more train stations and stops in Franzensbad than most cities. Most trains from Plauen will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Franzensbad:

All train stations in Franzensbad:

  • Frantiskovy Lazne Aquaforum

  • Frantiskovy Lazne

  • Zirovice-Seniky

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