Frankfurt am Main to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 27m

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Rothenburg ob der Tauber take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Rothenburg ob der Tauber usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Rothenburg ob der Tauber every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 43 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt am Main around 05:51, and the last at 23:30.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train.

Which trains operate between Frankfurt am Main and Rothenburg ob der Tauber?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

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