You can get from London to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||395 miles (637 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$13 - $64|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $13 (€10) • 1 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $13 (€10) • 1 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Ryanair or Union Ivkoni International|
Take a flight or bus to travel 395 miles (637 km) between London and 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Frankfurt am Main.
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.
International travel from London, United Kingdom to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 7/31/21; 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 from London to Frankfurt am Main.
The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:
You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 7/31/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between London and Frankfurt am Main. You can take a flight or bus.
The London to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 395 miles (637 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Frankfurt am Main:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from London to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Frankfurt am Main tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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:
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.
The cheapest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:
A flight is $51 (€41) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from London to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $64 (€51).
The quickest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h of travel time.
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