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Transportation choices from Rothenberg to Frankfurt Airport

Boulder, Colorado
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Transportation choices from Rothenberg to Frankfurt Airport

We will be leaving Rothenberg on a Sunday morning in August to go to the Frankfurt Int'l Airport. What are the transportation choices that are reliable and can get us to the airport but from a small village? We need to be at the airport by 11:00 am. so we don't have much wiggle room in the morning.

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Mainz, Germany
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1. Re: Transportation choices from Rothenberg to Frankfurt Airport

From your other thread I assume that you mean Rothenburg ob der Tauber, not Rothenberg which is small village in the Odenwald mountains south from Frankfurt airport. To be honest: I'd find that way too cumbersome to travel all the way from RodT to FRA in the morning. Can't think of a direct bus service and by train it means two changes and a trip of 3:15 hours minimum.

What I would do: spend the night in Würzburg. You'd come through it on the way to Rothenburg from Munich anyway. You could drop your bags in the hotel (or the lockers in the station), spend the afternoon in RodT (if by all means it is your biggest must-see...), return to Würzburg in the evening, enjoy a glas of local wine in one of the oldtown's pub before calling it a night, and take a direct train to the airport in the morning. The 8:55 ICE gets you to FRA by 10:22

Boulder, Colorado
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2. Re: Transportation choices from Rothenberg to Frankfurt Airport

Thank you so much for your advice! We will look into how to make this work!!

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