There are 7 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 31 min

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

$74 - $116

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station X68 / ...

$33 - $60

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Frankfurt Hbf

$54 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main 282.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Amsterdam to Frankfurt  •  3 h 46 min

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

$74 - $270

Fly Amsterdam to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$123 - $334

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$134 - $353

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 31 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main 4 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
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 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from The Hague to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leiden and Frankfurt am Main is 370 km. The road distance is 452 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main is to train and bus which costs 28€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 60€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Frankfurt Hbf via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Leiden to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.