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

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht

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Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Maastricht 328 / ...

$27 - $33

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Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken 182.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$99 - $287

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk

$99 - $282

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 55m

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

$95 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken is to bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Lanaken Gemeentehuis via Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lanaken is 227 km. The road distance is 292 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken without a car is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Maastricht station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken.
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  • Distance: 142 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Lanaken, Belgium?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Aachen Hbf, Maastricht, and Maastricht Station perron D in around 4h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen Hbf to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Maastricht
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken is 292 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lanaken.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Lanaken. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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