There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$85 - $130

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

$17 - $70

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Bus, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Arnhem
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel Intercity

$39 - $58

Rideshare  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Amsterdam 276.5 miles

$23 - $35

Train, drive  •  4 h 43 min

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

$83 - $123

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam 277.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Brussels, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

$90 - $291

Fly to Amsterdam  •  3 h 45 min

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

$72 - $268

Fly to Muenster, 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

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$117 - $319

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Netherlands is 335 km. The road distance is 444.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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The train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal takes 4 h 1 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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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 Netherlands bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 209.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands is 444 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Netherlands.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Netherlands. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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 .

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