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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar Intercity

$92 - $135

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Bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

$25 - $79

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

$27 - $40

Train, drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Alkmaar

$88 - $133

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar 302.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 41m

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

$79 - $281

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 2m

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

$132 - $351

Fly Frankfurt to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 51m

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

$134 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar is to bus and train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade via Amsterdam, Centraal Station and Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Alkmaar is 391 km. The road distance is 484.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 70€ and takes 8h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 244.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zaandam to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
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 Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
regiojet.com

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

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar is 484 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Alkmaar.

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

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There are 1250+ hotels available in Alkmaar. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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