There are 8 ways to get from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$98 - $156

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Train, night bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt Ic / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Hasselt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N84

$32 - $53

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Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$92 - $140

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Frankfurt

$50 - $75

Drive, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$73 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main 247 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Brussels  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$97 - $288

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA

$90 - $297

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerpen and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Brusel Nord, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Frankfurt am Main is 326 km. The road distance is 395.2 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Antwerpen station.

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Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main via Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, Brusel Nord, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Antwerpen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Hasselt to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main is 395 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Antwerp to Frankfurt am Main.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs .

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