How to travel from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance525 miles (846 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $200
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€21) • 9 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $200 (€186) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM Cityhopper

Travel 525 miles (846 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Cardiff and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or KLM Cityhopper among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs

International travel from Cardiff, United Kingdom to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 8/8/22; 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 Frankfurt am Main from Cardiff.

Return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom was last verified on 8/8/22. 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 Cardiff from Frankfurt am Main.

You can travel between Cardiff and Frankfurt am Main 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Cardiff is by taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

A train is generally $39 (€36) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $61 (€57) from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main.

A train is $177 (€165) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $200 (€186).

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Cardiff is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 20 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 53 min.

The Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 525 miles (846 km).

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Flights mostly leave from Cardiff Airport and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cardiff Central and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main:

  • You can travel from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $61 (€57) with Flixbus from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can take a flight from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main with KLM Cityhopper. Cheap tickets can be found for $200 (€186) with KLM Cityhopper from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main.
Looking to extend your trip from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Frankfurt am Main, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $61 (€57) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $200 (€186) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $23 (€21) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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