There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$97 - $289

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Bus, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hasselt N84
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$32 - $52

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$94 - $140

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$103 - $157

Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Antwerpen

$50 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp 246.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp is to bus and train which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Antwerpen. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Antwerp is 326 km. The road distance is 393.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp is to fly which takes 3 h and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 10 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz/Messeplatz, Köln, Breslauer Platz/Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Hasselt to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59
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 Hasselt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Antwerpen station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp is 394 km. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Antwerp.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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

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