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

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Train  •  3h 16m

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

$75 - $109

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Bus FlixBus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf 084 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Nijmegen 120

$20 - $34

6 alternative options

Train, drive  •  3h 38m

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

$68 - $100

Train via Dusseldorf Hbf  •  4h 28m

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

Bus Deinbus  •  6h 37m

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

$25 - $33

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen 215.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 1m

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

$117 - $319

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 18m

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

$85 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen station. 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 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Nijmegen via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Nijmegen is 276 km. The road distance is 345.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 6h 37m.

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  • Distance: 172.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen twice a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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 Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.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 Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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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
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen is 345 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nijmegen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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

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There are 463+ hotels available in Nijmegen. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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

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