How to travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

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from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main

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

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To get from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $188
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€33) • 9 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $188 (€168) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 226 miles (364 km) from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.

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

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 11/17/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a train is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a bus to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $45 (€40) for the same trip.

A train is generally $151 (€135) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $188 (€168) from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main.

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 16 min.

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

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

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main depart from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Frankfurt am Main by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $45 (€40).
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper to go to Frankfurt am Main by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $188 (€168).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $37 (€33).

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

  • You can find around 6 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can find around 5 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn.

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

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!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $45 (€40) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $188 (€168) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $37 (€33) 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.

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