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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam cover the 226 miles (364 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 21 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $35 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam from $35 (€28) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam by DB is 226 miles (364 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam is $35 (€28).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam:

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

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam

Reaching the Dutch capital from Germany's financial center is simple, and finding a suitable train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam won't be hard to do. Deutsche Bahn schedules seven direct trains to Amsterdam on weekdays and four to five on Saturdays and Sundays. Journey times are usually easy to handle, averaging around four hours 15 minutes.

Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Train Time: Daily Departures

It's easy to book a train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam on any day of the year. From Monday to Friday, travelers can expect a choice of seven direct services, with no need to change at any point. Frequencies drop slightly at the weekend, but there will still be four to five direct trains. And on any given day, over ten indirect services leave Frankfurt, which could provide viable alternatives. Trains tend to begin as early as 5:30 a.m., and continue until 7:30 p.m.

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

When passengers choose a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, they can anticipate relatively short journey durations. Expect trains to take between three hours 59 minutes and four hours 29 minutes - with slightly longer durations at weekends. The fastest services with a change will take around four hours 45 minutes.

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

Departure train station: A direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam will leave from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Hbf). The Hauptbahnhof is just west of the city center, and U-Bahn, taxi, or bus transfers shouldn't take longer than 15 minutes in most situations. The station is modern, spacious, and equipped with most essential amenities, including 30 minutes of free WiFi. Some indirect services leave from Frankfurt Süd Station - a five minute metro ride from the center.

Arrival train station: Whether passengers travel direct or not, the train from Frankfurt arrives at Amsterdam Centraal. From there, metro and tram connections reach the center in less than ten minutes, while Schiphol Airport is 18 minutes away by overground rail. Centraal is full of stores, eating spots, information offices, and essentials like left luggage lockers.  Free WiFi is available as well.

Which train companies travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?

Traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam is made much simpler by the fact that only one company serves the popular route. Travelers can only book tickets with Deutsche Bahn (DB), which runs daily year-round service.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam

DB runs an ICE (Intercity Express) service between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam, ensuring rapid journeys of under four hours 30 minutes in almost all cases, as well as a high degree of on-board comfort. The company schedules seven daily departures from Monday to Friday that don't require a change, and there will be four to five trains at the weekend.

Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam Trains: Services on Board

DB's ICE trains offer First and Second class accommodation, with varying features and price points. First Class passengers have individual work tables, access to special DB lounges, no WiFi data limits, seat service for food and drink, and free newspapers. In Second Class, WiFi is free, but limited, all seats have their own power socket, and catering is available in buffet cars. Passengers can take any smaller luggage items free of charge as well as one "large" item, which is loosely defined by DB as "not be so big or heavy that they cannot be carried by a single person." Bike spaces are provided, but a special "bicycle ticket" must be arranged prior to boarding. Dogs are also permitted, provided they are properly leashed or muzzled, while smaller pets can be kept in secure containers. If travelers have a disability or are impaired in any other way, assistance can be provided, including boarding help via the DB "Mobility Service Centre", as well as wheelchair spaces on board. To be sure of arranging assistance, get in touch with Deutsche Bahn at least 24 hours before traveling.

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

When traveling with DB between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam, saving money should always be a possibility - especially when travelers use the price comparison tool on the Omio website. Firstly, be aware that ticket prices fluctuate slightly throughout the day. Even the prices of direct trains to Amsterdam can vary by 30% or more, with the highest prices tending to coincide with peak "rush hour" periods. Booking in advance can also deliver savings, as can choosing indirect services. If passengers are willing to increase their journey time by up to two hours, it's possible to save 20% on normal tickets with a short stop in Cologne. So always shop around. Bargains are waiting to be discovered.

Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 56 €
2 weeks earlier 44 €27%
3 weeks earlier 43 €30%
1 month before 45 €24%
2 months earlier 40 €40%
3 months earlier 45 €24%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 30% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Frankfurt am Main - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 40% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 24%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Amsterdam
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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