Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    22:36
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 36m
  • Distance
    171 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Lichtenfels.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels?

Journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Lichtenfels usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels?

The Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lichtenfels is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 04:54 and the last train is around 22:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt am Main around 06:14, and the last at 22:34.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt am Main and Lichtenfels?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Lichtenfels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Erfurter Bahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.