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Amsterdam to Frankfurt bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.03
Shortest Duration5h 20m
Trips per day12
Bus lines4
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Frankfurt?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $32.49 was the low point for bus fares from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main. Buses from Frankfurt to Amsterdam are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $32.49 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.35 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 226 miles (364 kilometers) from Amsterdam, NH to Frankfurt am Main, HE. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Frankfurt. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amsterdam?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Frankfurt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt 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 Amsterdam to Frankfurt; ticket prices start at $31.89.

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Frankfurt?

There are 4 bus lines from Amsterdam, North Holland to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. With 9 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:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus97h 35m$35.71
Ouibus518h 16m$56.05
RegioJet Bus28h 15m$26.93
Union Ivkoni19h 0m$54.27

Where does the bus leave from in Amsterdam?

Buses to Frankfurt leave from multiple locations in Amsterdam, North Holland. These are the 6 most popular bus stations:

  • Sloterdijk Station Piarcoplein
  • Hoogoorddreef 54
  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Where does the bus arrive in Frankfurt?

Buses arrive in Frankfurt at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36
  • Mannheimer St Area B
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
  • Stuttgarter Str. 29

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