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There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 London Stansted to Frankfurt  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Frankfurt (FRA) STN - FRA

37€ - 233€

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Train to London City, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

101€ - 351€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA

80€ - 280€

Fly London Stansted to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koln Messe/Deutz to Frankfurt

67€ - 238€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Frankfurt (FRA) BHX - FRA

119€ - 339€

Train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  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 Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Ice / ...

150€ - 314€

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  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(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

149€ - 324€

Bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt

49€ - 68€

Bus via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station  •  17h 20m

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

54€ - 88€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 10m

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

114€ - 172€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Frankfurt am Main

240€ - 289€

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 16h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs £30 - £210 and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Frankfurt via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Frankfurt via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid and Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Frankfurt am Main is 400 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs £130 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 30m and costs £30 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £280 and takes 8h 14m, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 16h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 400.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Ryanair flies from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Koln Hbf in around 8h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 180€
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 220€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
850€ - 2800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Koln Messe/Deutz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
55€ - 170€
Premier
130€ - 200€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
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National Express
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Frankfurt am Main is 1h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 9:21 PM in Cambridge and 10:21 PM in Frankfurt am Main.

Cambridge to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 48€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29m and costs £9 - £35.

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