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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  3h 23m

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

$66 - $256

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Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk X68 / ...

$25 - $45

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3h 43m

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

$119 - $326

Train  •  4h 20m

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

$93 - $135

Bus, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Utrecht
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport Sprinter / ...

$36 - $54

Night bus  •  9h 40m

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

$30 - $55

Train, drive  •  4h 37m

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

$83 - $128

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 281.3 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 366 km. The road distance is 450.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 3h 23m and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 4h 20m, you could also bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 228.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

Lufthansa and KLM fly from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 59m.

Airlines
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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 central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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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 Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 450 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Frankfurt am Main 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 am Main to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2774+ hotels available in Amsterdam Airport (AMS). Prices start at $73 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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