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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mönchengladbach  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Aachen, Hbf Re4 / ...

31€ - 111€

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Bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Aachen, Aachen Hüls K1959 / ...

19€ - 35€

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen Intercity

26€ - 56€

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle 233.5 km

29€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde

54€ - 172€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Aachen, Josefskirche via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Aachen, Hbf via Mönchengladbach, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Frankenberg Castle is 197 km. The road distance is 233.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle without a car is to train via Mönchengladbach which takes 3h 23m and costs 30€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle is to train via Mönchengladbach which takes 3h 23m and costs 30€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 33m.

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  • Distance: 197.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Frankenberg Castle, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle via Moenchengladbach Hbf, Mönchengladbach, Hbf, and Aachen, Hbf in around 3h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Aachen, Aachen Hüls once daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 5h 55m. Eurolines FR also services this route once a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
National Express
Train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nxg
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Aachen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aachen, Aachen Hüls station.

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Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aachen, Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle is 233 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Amsterdam to Frankenberg Castle.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Frankenberg Castle. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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