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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Arnhem Centraal ICE International

$73 - $106

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Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Venlo, Venlo Station 268
  2. Take the bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station 83

$24 - $40

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Train via Dusseldorf Hbf  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Nijmegen

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen 209.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  3h 5m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$77 - $270

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 48m

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

$108 - $303

Fly to Brussels, train  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

$94 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen is to train which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Nijmegen, Centraal Station via Venlo, Station Perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb and arriving at Nijmegen via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Nijmegen is 276 km. The road distance is 334.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 172.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen via Venlo, Station Perron D in around 6h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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
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 Flughafen Fernb to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Venlo, Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Venlo, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Breng

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Nijmegen, Centraal Station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Arnhem Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Nijmegen.

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

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