Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Cheapest

$38

Average

$98

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

Cheapest
10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal10h42 09:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
4 changes
$381One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal10h33 09:13AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
4 changes
$441One-way
08:30PMAmsterdam Centraal5h52 02:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$671One-way
08:40PMAmsterdam Centraal5h42 02:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 changes
$671One-way
10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal9h08 07:48AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
3 changes
$711One-way

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Jan 21
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$231Lufthansa
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Jan 22
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$206Lufthansa
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Jan 23
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$264Lufthansa
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Jan 24
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$264Lufthansa
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Jan 25
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$201Lufthansa
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Jan 26
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$207Lufthansa
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Jan 27
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$201Lufthansa
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Jan 28
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$206Lufthansa
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Jan 29
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$150Lufthansa
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Jan 30
$27Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$150Lufthansa Cityline
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Jan 31
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Lufthansa
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Feb 1
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 2
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$150Lufthansa
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Feb 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$189tab
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Feb 4
$34Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$117Lufthansa
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Feb 5
$34Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$133Lufthansa
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Feb 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 7
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$117Lufthansa
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Feb 8
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$133Lufthansa
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Feb 9
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 48 m

Average

6 h 4 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

364 km

Of the 31 trains that leave Amsterdam for Frankfurt am Main every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 364 km distance in an average of 6 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 42 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal3h48 02:26PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1221One-way
2nd Fastest
04:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h52 08:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$1221One-way
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 10:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$951One-way
12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 04:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$1221One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 06:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1221One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main cover the 226 miles (364 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main trains

You can travel by train between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $33 (€28). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt is an internationally diverse city with a wealth of world-class attractions. Top attractions include Paulskirche (St Pauls Church), Museumsufer (Museum Embankment), the Goethe House, the Museum of Modern Art, and Palmengarten (the Botanical Gardens). The most comfortable and convenient way to get to Frankfurt from Amsterdam is by train. The entire trip takes 5 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of 226 miles. The train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives at Frankfurt am Main station.

Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train times: Daily departures

Passengers can find numerous options for a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. There's an average of 34 trains a day between Amsterdam and Frankfurt, leaving approximately every 21 minutes. Of the 34 trains, six are direct trains, with different departure times spread throughout the day. The first train leaves Amsterdam at around 7:00 a.m., and the last at about 6:30 p.m. On weekends, the trains leave slightly later.

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

The average journey time between Amsterdam and Frankfurt is 5 hours and 44 minutes. The quickest train, which is a direct train, takes 3 hours and 56 minutes. Connecting trains are the slowest, taking up to 12 hours to reach Frankfurt, depending on wait times at the transfer stations.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Departure train station: The train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main departs from Amsterdam Centraal station. The station is situated at the center of Amsterdam, and its connections to city buses and trams make it accessible from anywhere in the city. Amsterdam Centraal has several facilities to serve travelers, including a shopping area, restaurants, luggage lockers, vending machines, clothing stores, and information desks.

Arrival train station: The train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main arrives at Frankfurt am Main station. Also known as Frankfurt Central, the station is in the western part of the city center. It's connected to subway lines S8 and S9, which transfer passengers to Frankfurt's city center. Buses are also available at the main entrance of the station. Facilities within the station are extensive and include restaurants, luggage storage facilities, parking, disabled facilities, and much more.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Two train companies offer trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main: Deutsche Bahn and Dutch Railways. Deutsche Bahn, the leading provider of rail travel across Germany, is known for its reliability and punctuality. Meanwhile, Dutch Railways is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands, where it connects all major cities.

Dutch Railways Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours, and the journey takes 3 hours and 53 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn services the Amsterdam-to-Frankfurt-am-Main route every hour. The direct train takes 3 hours and 53 minutes, while Deutsche Bahn connecting trains with one stopover take four hours.

Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main trains: Services on board

The trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main feature air-conditioned carriages, a kids' play area, a dining car, and power outlets. Passengers can enjoy free WiFi during their trip and take luggage free of charge. Folding bikes, scooters, surfboards, and other sports equipment are allowed. For bikes that are not foldable, it's recommended travelers book a long-distance train with bicycle capacity. Small pets are allowed on the trains, provided they're in a basket or container. The trains also have wheelchair and boarding ramps, making them accessible for disabled passengers.

How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

To get cheap fares for the train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, book train tickets early. Most train companies release tickets six months before departure. To save more on tickets, consider traveling during off-peak hours. Also, book a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Omio, which lists all the Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train options in one place and makes it easy to compare prices.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany allowed?

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main here.

How much does a cheap train to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from $34 (€28)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

The Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train ticket price is on average $39 (€32)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train?

The distance to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam by train is approximately 226 miles (364 km).

How many hours is the train time between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

On average the Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is 5 h 52 min  for the 226 miles (364 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Amsterdam goes to Frankfurt am Main? What train station do I come into Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam?

There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

What train providers offer a service from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

When taking a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Can I find a direct train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains are there to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 5: 28 AM. The last train departing from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 9: 40 PM. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main for the best deals?

If you purchase the Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $39 (€32). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Frankfurt am Main
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
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Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet