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from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam

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

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

07:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h59 11:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$921One-way
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05:25AMFrankfurt am Main8h05 01:30PMAmsterdam
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$351One-way
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05:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 09:58PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$981One-way
05:29AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h59 09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$981One-way
02:27PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h08 07:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$921One-way

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Sep 19
$50Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 20
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Tue
Sep 21
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$248HOP!
Wed
Sep 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$222KLM
Thu
Sep 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$222KLM
Fri
Sep 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$222KLM
Sat
Sep 25
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$222KLM
Sun
Sep 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$222KLM
Mon
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$195KLM
Tue
Sep 28
$28Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$195KLM
Wed
Sep 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$173KLM
Thu
Sep 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$173KLM
Fri
Oct 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$173KLM
Sat
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$158KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM
Mon
Oct 4
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM
Tue
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$158KLM
Wed
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM
Thu
Oct 7
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM
Fri
Oct 8
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM
Sat
Oct 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144KLM

Travel Information to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $179
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $179 (€143) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 226 miles (364 km) by flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 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 trip are Lufthansa, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam.

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Travel from Frankfurt to Amsterdam: Journey Details

The journey from Frankfurt to Amsterdam can be made directly by train, plane or bus, with plane and train journeys taking a similar time of around 4 hours while bus routes take approximately 6.5 hours. All routes operate seven days a week.

Return trips from Amsterdam to Frankfurt are also available.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, 75,40% 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 Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam 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 Frankfurt to Amsterdam

Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus and Student Agency offer numerous direct daily buses from Frankfurt to Amsterdam, starting in the early hours of the morning and continuing until around midnight. Buses leave from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Station and arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk, just west of the city and on Amsterdam's extensive public transport system of trams, buses, local trains and water taxis. Taxis are also available at both stations.

Trains from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

Deutsche Bahn offer numerous direct trains from Frankfurt to Amsterdam everyday from the early hours until just before 7:30 p.m. Trains to Amsterdam from Frankfurt require just under 4 hours of travel time. Other departures are also available with connections en-route and much longer journey times. Trains depart from centrally located Frankfurt Hbf which has good connections to the city's efficient network of U and S-Bahn trains, local buses and night buses. Arrivals are at Amsterdam Centraal Station in the heart of the city and well located for access to all of Amsterdam's transport options. Taxi ranks are located at both stations.

Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

KLM and Lufthansa operate 12 direct flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam from just after 5:00 a.m. until around 7:00 p.m. Both airports are just a few kilometers from their city centers and linked by local buses and trains. Car rentals and taxis are also available at all terminals.

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

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands 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 9/14/21; 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 to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam.

How do I go from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam. You can take a flight, bus or train.

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

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

A bus is generally $148 (€118) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $179 (€143) from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam.

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Amsterdam, which costs on average $37 (€30) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 12 min   on average.

What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?

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

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

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

  • 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

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

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

  • Lufthansa can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam for $179 (€143) on Omio.
  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $31 (€25).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Amsterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam for $37 (€30) on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 6 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Amsterdam are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $179 (€143) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $31 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $37 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Amsterdam
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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