There are 10 ways to get from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Birmingham  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Frankfurt (FRA) BHX - FRA

$83 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt

$53 - $76

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Frankfurt (FRA) MAN - FRA

$131 - $364

Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

$167 - $477

Train to Bristol, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRS - FRA

$158 - $413

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA

$165 - $432

Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt

$217 - $432

Train, bus  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815

$106 - $171

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$289 - $347

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$146 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs £65 - £230 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Frankfurt am Main is 488 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Frankfurt via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Frankfurt via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid and Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 487.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines fly from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Frankfurt am Main via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Brussels - Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Koln Hbf in around 9 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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