There are 8 ways to get from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$80 - $120

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Frankfurt Hbf

$17 - $70

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Utrecht to Frankfurt 252.2 miles

$30

Drive, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$85 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main 251.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 39 min

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

$78 - $276

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 28 min

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

$123 - $322

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  3. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$139 - $353

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Frankfurt Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Frankfurt am Main is 332 km. The road distance is 402.7 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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The train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt takes 3 h 23 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Utrecht station.

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

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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

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Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Frankfurt Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 207.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main 6 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Deinbus also services this route twice a week.

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 Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
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 Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Utrecht to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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
$24 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Utrecht to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main is 403 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Utrecht to Frankfurt am Main.

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

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Utrecht and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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