There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, car 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 Bristol  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRS - FRA

$108 - $338

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt

$53 - $77

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$136 - $373

Train to London City, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

$166 - $489

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA

$161 - $440

Train via Paris Est  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$251 - $528

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$218 - $450

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...

$60 - $101

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$146 - $216

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Bristol and Frankfurt am Main is 504 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Bristol to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Bristol to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1 h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 11:03 PM in Bristol and 12:03 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Lufthansa, BMI Regional and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 503.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

BMI Regional, KLM and two other airlines fly from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Frankfurt am Main via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Est in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 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 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 London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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 Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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