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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 Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:27AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h01 01:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$721One-way
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11:24PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf8h41 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$431One-way
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07:26AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h02 11:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$721One-way
11:27AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h01 03:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$721One-way
05:29AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h59 09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$721One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$38Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$355KLM
Tue
Jun 15
$38Deutsche Bahn
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$304KLM
Wed
Jun 16
$36Deutsche Bahn
$51Croatia Bus d.o.o.
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Thu
Jun 17
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$264KLM
Fri
Jun 18
$36Deutsche Bahn
$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$230KLM
Sat
Jun 19
$36Deutsche Bahn
$45BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jun 20
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$230KLM
Mon
Jun 21
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$178KLM
Tue
Jun 22
$36Deutsche Bahn
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$201KLM
Wed
Jun 23
Find prices
$51Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$201KLM
Thu
Jun 24
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$163KLM
Fri
Jun 25
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$178KLM
Sat
Jun 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$178KLM
Sun
Jun 27
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$163KLM
Mon
Jun 28
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$163KLM
Tue
Jun 29
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jun 30
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$149KLM
Thu
Jul 1
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$149KLM
Fri
Jul 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
$51Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$149KLM
Sat
Jul 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$149KLM
Sun
Jul 4
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$135Lufthansa

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
Is cross-border travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main, Germany currently allowed?

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

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 6/9/21; 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 Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Netherlands is: Restricted.

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

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 6/13/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 ways to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam including taking a bus, flight or train.

How many miles from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam would I travel?

Amsterdam is approximately 226 miles (364 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Flights from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • 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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Amsterdam by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam for $39 (€30).
  • Travel with KLM for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $154 (€119).
  • 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 $36 (€28) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline or KLM.
  • You'll find direct trains with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam 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 buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $39 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $154 (€119) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $36 (€28) 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.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $36 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is generally $3 (€2) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $39 (€30) from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam.

Taking a train is usually $118 (€91) less than taking a flight to Amsterdam, which costs on average $154 (€119) for the same trip.

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 55 min  of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 21 min  on average.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Amsterdam
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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