Start Taunus

Welcome at Start Taunus

Start Taunus

We, Regionalverkehre Start Deutschland GmbH – start for short – are operating the sub-net Taunus on behalf of the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsbund (RMV) including the following routes:

  • RB11 Bad Soden – Sulzbach – Frankfurt/Höchst (- Kelkheim)
  • RB12 Königstein – Kelkheim – Frankfurt/Höchst – Frankfurt Main Station
  • RB15 Brandoberndorf – Usingen (- Friedrichsdorf) – Frankfurt Main Station
  • RB16 Friedberg – Friedrichsdorf (– Bad Homburg)

Current information


Due to construction work on the regional tangent west (RTW), the RB 11 trains will be cancelled from 29 March 2024 until further notice.
A rail replacement service (SEV) with buses is set up for our passengers.

For the SEV timetable: see here.


Due to an understaffed signal box, the RB 12 will only run between Königstein and Frankfurt Höchst from 19 February until further notice between 20:00 and 23:30 (the Frankfurt Höchst – Frankfurt Hbf section will be cancelled). Passengers can alternatively use the S1, the journey time is extended by around 10 minutes. Please click here for the timetable.

RMV Timetable Information

Finding the right connections: no matter where to, no matter where from. Find out the best, fastest and easiest way you can get from A to B.


RMV Information on Fares

The RMV’s diverse selection includes the right ticket for every trip and (almost) every occasion. No matter where your journey is taking you.


Rights & RMV Guarantees

In case of delays in local transport, passengers can get a portion of their money back or take the journey by a different means of transport.

Find out more

RMV Contact

Suggestions, praise and critique can easily be given online.

RMV Service Portal

The RMV Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day for general information: +49 (0)69/24248024


Timetable RB11

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Timetable RB12

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Timetable RB15

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Timetable RB16

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Terms of transportation

Lost & Found

To the DB Portal

Further Information

You can find out everything about the Taunus Network and the RMV

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a direct link to the FAQs page: