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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 Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:54PMAmsterdam Centraal6h18 11:12PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
3 changes
$511One-way
Cheapest
10:41PMAmsterdam Centraal10h41 09:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
4 changes
$331One-way
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02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal5h35 08:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 changes
$711One-way
10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal3h48 02:26PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$941One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal3h53 06:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$941One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$227Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jan 31
$33Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$202Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 2
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$177Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$33Deutsche Bahn
$38Union Ivkoni International
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Feb 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$177Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$177Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$177Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Feb 7
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$153Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$153Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 9
$33Deutsche Bahn
$51BlaBlaCar Bus
$153Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$214KLM
Fri
Feb 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$153Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Feb 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$153Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$33Deutsche Bahn
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Feb 14
$33Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 15
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 16
$33Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$120Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 17
$33Deutsche Bahn
$29STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$127Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Feb 18
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$120Lufthansa

Travel Information from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $113
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€96) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 226 miles (364 km) by flight, bus or train to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam. 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 $27 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

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FAQs

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

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

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 1/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is usually $86 (€73) less than taking a flight to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $113 (€96) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $33 (€28) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by train can take on average 6 h 18 min.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

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:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main depart from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $113 (€96) with Lufthansa from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€23) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $33 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.

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

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

  • You'll find 7 direct trains a day to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn.

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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Your trip from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main doesn't have to end in Frankfurt am Main. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Frankfurt am Main today!

How early should I purchase Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets 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 costs $113 (€96) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket costs $27 (€23) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $33 (€28) one way for this journey.

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.