There are 6 ways to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main by train, 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  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International

$89 - $136

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main

$34 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$38 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main 282.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 47 min

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

$74 - $270

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$124 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main is to train and bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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

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The distance between Leiden and Frankfurt am Main is 370 km. The road distance is 452.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Leiden to Frankfurt am Main 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 am Main is to train which takes 5 h and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 231.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main via Utrecht Centraal in around 5 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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