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There are 7 ways to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from The Hague Centraal to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station

Bus via Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B

Drive

  1. Drive from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt

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

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf by train

The train journey time between Leiden and Frankfurt Hbf is around 4h 42m and covers a distance of around 442 km. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 34m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and DB Fernverkehr AG, the Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf train service departs from Leiden Lammenschans and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 2m
Layover time:
39 min
Total time:
4h 42m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 34m
Train distance:
442 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€40
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:27
Last train departs at:
17:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf is to bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 9h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf is to fly which costs €40 - €240 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf station. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Korevaarstraat and arriving at Frankfurt Main Central Train Station via The Hague Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf. However, there are services departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Leiden and Frankfurt Hbf is 370 km. The road distance is 449.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €40 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf, including transfers.

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Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from The Hague Centraal station.

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Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Lammenschans station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €40 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 9h 32m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €240 and takes 3h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf.
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  • Distance: 369.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Frankfurt Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf via Utrecht Centraal in around 5h 2m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from The Hague Centraal to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €20 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Train operators
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 Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €80
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from The Hague Centraal to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Frankfurt Main Central Train Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf is 450 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Leiden to Frankfurt Hbf.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €7 - €16.

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