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There are 12 intercity buses per day from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam. Traveling by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam usually takes around 10 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||226 mi (364 km)|
|Shortest duration||5h 50m|
|Trips per day||7|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?
Typically $39.98 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Amsterdam. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam is expected to range from C$37 to C$97. If you are looking to travel to Amsterdam within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$38. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$37 and can be found on June 11, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$49 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$69 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$49.21 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam?
There are 3 bus lines from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 10 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|BlaBlaCar Bus||2||16h 57m||$100.63|
|Union Ivkoni||1||10h 42m||$63.23|
Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam from $48. There are 2 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Amsterdam. In Frankfurt am Main, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Amsterdam from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 and 1 other station. In Amsterdam, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at PiarcoPlein 1 and no other station.
An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam takes 16 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Amsterdam in 5 hours and 50 minutes .
On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Amsterdam.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 10 trips from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, and usually makes the trip in about 6 hours and 56 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, and the trip usually takes 10 hours and 42 minutes to complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 364 kilometers from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Amsterdam at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Frankfurt am Main?
The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Amsterdam are there per day?
There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam; ticket prices start at $37.08.
Frankfurt am Main
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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.
Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.
Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.
The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.
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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.
To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.
For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.
Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.
Where does the bus leave from in Frankfurt am Main?
Buses to Amsterdam leave from 5 stations in Frankfurt am Main.
All bus stations in Frankfurt am Main:
Frankfurt Main Airport P36
Central Bus Station
Central Train Station
Frankfurt Süd Station
Stuttgarter Str. 29
Where does the bus arrive in Amsterdam?
Buses arrive in Amsterdam at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Amsterdam:
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