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Traveling from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by train

Looking to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 2 hours 46 minutes to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 2 hours 31 minutes though. You'll usually find 22 trains per day running along the 212 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Weimar. Trains on this route are usually operated by either ICE or DB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar start from $14.89 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Weimar by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by train

It takes an average of 2h 46m to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by train, over a distance of around 132 miles (212 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar and tickets for this journey start from $14.89 when you book in advance.

First train

00:52

Last train

21:19

Departure station

Frankfurt (Main)

Arrival station

Weimar

Journey time

2h 31m

Distance

212 miles (132 km)

Frequency

22 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $14.89

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:12 10:50 2h 38m, 1 change
08:14 12:16 4h 2m, 3 changes
10:02 12:33 2h 31m, 1 change
10:19 13:04 2h 45m, 1 change
11:14 13:50 2h 36m, 1 change
12:02 14:33 2h 31m, 1 change
12:19 15:04 2h 45m, 1 change
13:14 15:50 2h 36m, 1 change
14:02 16:33 2h 31m, 1 change
14:19 17:04 2h 45m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar

You can travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar starts at $14.89 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) and Weimar is 2 hours and 46 minutes, with around 22 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Weimar by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar is 2 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar can start from as little as $14.89 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar leaves at 00:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar leaves at 21:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (Main) and Weimar by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar cover a distance of around 132 miles (212 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Weimar for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/20/2023 for travel on 02/20/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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