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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International

$85 - $130

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

$17 - $70

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Rideshare  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Frankfurt 274.8 miles

$34 - $37

Drive, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$91 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main 275.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA

$73 - $268

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$130 - $332

Train to Muenster, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$144 - $350

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt

$123 - $340

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$103 - $312

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$94 - $313

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 30€ - 32€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main is 364 km. The road distance is 441 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt takes 3 h 53 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 227.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Train operators
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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 Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is 441 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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