There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$85 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

$17 - $70

8 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Frankfurt 274.8 miles

$34 - $36

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main 275.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Amsterdam to Frankfurt  •  3 h 48 min

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

$72 - $267

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 49 min

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

$129 - $326

Train to Muenster, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 42 min

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

$142 - $350

Fly Amsterdam to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$123 - $333

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 34 min

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

$143 - $356

Fly Amsterdam to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$92 - $306

Questions & Answers

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 48 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 train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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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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  • Distance: 227.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 50 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 to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 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 to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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)
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34 - $36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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