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from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 10:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$821One-way
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02:00PMAmsterdam8h30 10:30PMFrankfurt am Main
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$311One-way
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02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 06:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$871One-way
06:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 10:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$871One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal5h35 08:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$741One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$62Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$225Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$47Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$225Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 21
$41Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$196Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$196Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
$28Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$178Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$168KLM
Mon
Oct 4
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$168KLM
Thu
Oct 7
$35Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$119Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$168KLM
Sat
Oct 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$168KLM

Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $224
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $224 (€179) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 226 miles (364 km) by flight, bus or train between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are KLM, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.

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Travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt: Journey Details

Buses, trains, and flights are just some of the public transportation options available for people who want to travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt. Buses and trains are both luxurious and affordable and result in a substantially shorter journey than taking a flight. Rideshare is another option you might want to consider.

Return trips from Frankfurt to Amsterdam are also available.

How to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, 72,18% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

There are regular buses from Amsterdam to Frankfurt departing every day. Buses depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk station and arrive at Frankfurt am Main bus station. Buses are provided by Flixbus, Megabus, Regiojet, Semitimes. The fastest buses take about 6 hours to arrive in Frankfurt. The complete journey may take up to 18:10h. There are direct buses and buses that make one stop.

Trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

Trains from Amsterdam to Frankfurt are frequent and regular. Trains are provide by the Deutsche Bahn service. Trains depart from the Amsterdam Central Station and arrive at the Frankfurt Central Station. Trains depart between 16:30 p.m. and 21:00 p.m. Direct trains take about 5:12h to arrive in Frankfurt. The journey may take up to 12:40h depending on changes and stops. Trains stop at Bruxelles-Nord train station.

Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

Various airlines offer flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt. These include British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Austrian Airways, Lufthansa, and Alitalia. Flights depart from Amsterdam Schipol Airport and arrive at Frankfurt am main Airport. It takes about 4 hours to reach Frankfurt from Amsterdam. Flights depart between 2:45 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. Both nonstop and 1-stop flights are available.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 9/14/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam?

You can travel between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€25) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is usually $193 (€154) less than taking a flight to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $224 (€179) for the same trip.

A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $35 (€28).

What is the quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 5 min   on average.

How far is Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam?

The Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 226 miles (364 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Flights mostly depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Which travel companies can take me from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main:

  • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main with KLM, and you can find KLM Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $224 (€179) on Omio.
  • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $31 (€25) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.
Can I travel directly between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa or KLM.
  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $224 (€179) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $31 (€25) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $35 (€28) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Frankfurt am Main
Amsterdam City Centre
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Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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