There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Nijmegen

$63 - $95

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Venlo, Venlo Station N116
  2. Take the bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station 83

$21 - $46

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Arnhem

$25 - $33

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen 215.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Nijmegen

$95 - $282

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Roosendaal
  3. Take the train from Roosendaal to Nijmegen

$112 - $318

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam (AMS) FRA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Nijmegen

$86 - $291

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$133 - $338

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Nijmegen is 276 km. The road distance is 345 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is to drive which takes 3 h 12 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Nijmegen via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Nijmegen, Centraal Station via Arnhem, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen twice a week. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Roosendaal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Zutphen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zutphen to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zutphen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Bus operators
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
$22 - $30
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Venlo, Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Venlo, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl

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