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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 10 min

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

$55 - $240

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Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N61 / ...

$15 - $45

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport Intercity

$88 - $128

Train via Wuppertal Hbf  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport

$79 - $122

Night bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport N116

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 274.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to bus which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 365 km. The road distance is 439.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 50€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 228.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

Lufthansa and KLM fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) via Utrecht Centraal in around 4 h 3 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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 Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
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
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 439 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).

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

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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