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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to D-Worringer Platz,W57
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

Fly to Muenster, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO)
  2. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Nieukerk
Frankfurt am Main → Kerken
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kerken is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kerken is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kerken is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken is to drive which costs €45 - €65 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken is to drive which costs €45 - €65 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Kerken. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt central train station and arriving at Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof via Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Nieukerk via Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kerken is 219 km. The road distance is 278.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kerken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt central train station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kerken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken.
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  • Distance: 219.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 31m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken via Düsseldorf Hbf and Duesseldorf Hbf in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken via Düsseldorf central bus station and Düsseldorf Hbf in around 5h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to D-Worringer Platz,W57
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Train Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RegioJet
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Kerken bus services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kerken train services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Nieukerk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Kerken is 278 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Kerken.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Kerken. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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