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Travel Information between London and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance395 miles (637 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$50 - $70
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€42) • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $70 (€59) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Travel 395 miles (637 km) by flight or bus from London to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Frankfurt am Main.

Quick Guide: Traveling from London to Frankfurt

General Information about the journey from London to Frankfurt

Frankfurt lies 637 kilometers east of London and passengers have three main options to travel between the two cities - air, train and coach. Flights take just 90 minutes. Trains are much faster than buses, but all passengers need to change in Brussels, with some routes requiring more changes.

Getting from London to Frankfurt by air is straightforward with over 200 flights available per week. National carriers British Airways and Lufthansa offer frequent daily flights from Heathrow and Gatwick to Flughafen Frankfurt am Main. Budget carrier Ryanair also offers flights from Stansted to Frankfurt Hahn which is some 120 kilometers from the city. The flight takes around 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Getting from London to Frankfurt by coach: Eurolines offers daily direct buses departing early afternoon from London's Victoria Station. Evening departures are also offered on Mondays and Fridays. The journey lasts 13 and a half hours and terminates at Frankfurt's Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) a major hub for local buses and trams and the S-Bahn and U-Bahn.

Getting from London to Frankfurt by train: 19 trains run each weekday between London and Frankfurt with traveling times varying between 6 hours and 26 minutes and 9 hours and 48 minutes. The fastest option is to take a Eurostar from London St Pancras for the 1 hour 55 minute trip to Brussels-Midi. 11 trains run this route each day (8 on Sundays). Passengers then switch to an InterCity Express (ICE) train for the thrice daily run to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Morning​ afternoon and evening departures are offered. An alternative route from Brussels is to take an ICE or Thalys high-speed train for the 1 hour 57 minute journey to Cologne (Köln Hbf) and the take an ICE on to Frankfurt.

How to get from London to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from London to Frankfurt am Main, 66,67% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Frankfurt am Main, Germany allowed?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from London?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • 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 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 12/3/21. 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 London from Frankfurt am Main.

How do I reach Frankfurt am Main from London?

There are 2 ways to travel from London to Frankfurt am Main including taking a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from London?

The cheapest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $50 (€42) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is usually $20 (€17) less than taking a flight to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $70 (€59) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way from London to Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from London to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance is approximately 395 miles (637 km) from London to Frankfurt am Main.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt am Main from London?

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

  • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from London by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $70 (€59) with Malta Air from London to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
  • You can travel from London to Frankfurt am Main by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $50 (€42) with Flixbus from London to Frankfurt am Main.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Frankfurt am Main?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from London 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.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from London to Frankfurt am Main online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $70 (€59) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $50 (€42) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Frankfurt am Main online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.