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

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Train, drive  •  3 h 38 min

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

$70 - $104

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Enschede 217

$20 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Enschede

$88 - $132

Train, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Enschede 217

$69 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede 209.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven to Rheine
  3. Take the train from Rheine to Hengelo

$124 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede is to bus which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Enschede. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Enschede via Arnhem Centraal and Deventer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Enschede is 265 km. The road distance is 335.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Enschede bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 165.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede via Arnhem Centraal and Deventer in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede 5 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 Arnhem Centraal to Deventer
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Enschede
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Greven to Rheine
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Rheine Bf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.de
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 Enschede
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Muenster Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Enschede bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Enschede station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Enschede is 335 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Enschede.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Muenster Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Enschede bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Enschede. Prices start at $57 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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