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Train Information to Frankfurt am Main from London

distanceDistance395 miles (637 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Frankfurt am Main cover the 395 miles (637 km) long route taking on average 10 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from London to Frankfurt am Main

Find the best route between London and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a journey from London to Frankfurt am Main. Find DB train times and tickets for your 395 miles (637 km) journey from London to Frankfurt am Main with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from London to Frankfurt am Main. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between London and Frankfurt am Main:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from London to Frankfurt

Taking the train from London to Frankfurt am Main is a straightforward journey with one connection required at Brussels-Midi Station. Journey times vary from just over five hours up to 13 hours depending on the transfer waiting time for the onward journey. The last departure of the day arrives the following morning. Routes start at London St Pancras International and terminate at Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof.

Which train companies travel from London to Frankfurt?

Eurostar operates the first part of the journey to Brussels with the onward journey being made on Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains. Both providers have modern rolling stock with comfortable carriages and onboard services including bistro-bars, power outlets, toilets, baggage storage and wifi.

How long is the train from London to Frankfurt?

Trains to Frankfurt from London take between five hours 15 minutes and just under 13 hours. One connection is required, this is made at Brussels-Midi Station.

How many trains are there from London to Frankfurt?

There are up to six train departures a day on routes from London to Frankfurt. The first departure is in the early morning with the last train leaving London mid-evening. This last departure arrives in Frankfurt the following morning.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Frankfurt?

Departure train station: All trains to Frankfurt from London depart from London St Pancras International Station. Housed in an impressive Victorian building, this busy station is within walking distance of many of London's attractions. It is part of the city's transport network of local, suburban and underground trains, buses and taxis. Among the many facilities at the station are car parking, toilets and showers, wifi, left baggage storage, passenger lounges, currency exchange and ATMs, a hotel, shops from supermarkets to designer boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants including a champagne bar.

Arrival train station: All trains from London to Frankfurt am Main terminate at Frankfurt Hbf. Frankfurt Hbf is at the centre of Deutsche Bahn's rail network and one of the busiest stations in Germany. The station is located in the centre of the city and features an attractive mix of architectural styles. It is served by taxis, local buses and both U-Bahn and S-Bahn train lines. Its facilities include car and bicycle parking, wifi, toilets, left baggage storage, passenger lounges, shops, cafes and bars.


Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Frankfurt

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from London to Frankfurt. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from London to Frankfurt and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Train tickets from London to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 110 €
2 weeks earlier 93 €18%
3 weeks earlier 87 €26%
1 month before 80 €38%
2 months earlier 79 €39%
3 months earlier 70 €57.%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 26% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 39% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 57%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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Trains from London to Frankfurt am Main
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/5/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Frankfurt am Main before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/5/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Frankfurt am Main.

How far is Frankfurt am Main from London by train?
The London to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 395 miles (637 km).
What is the London to Frankfurt am Main train travel time?
On average the London to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is 10 h 11 min  for the 395 miles (637 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main?

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in London to go to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me to Frankfurt am Main from London?
For the best London to Frankfurt am Main train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Frankfurt am Main from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from London to Frankfurt am Main a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Frankfurt am Main
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139