There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Frankfurt  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Frankfurt (FRA) EDI - FRA

$101 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 45 min

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

$74 - $101

6 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GLA - FRA

$125 - $403

Fly Edinburgh to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dusseldorf (DUS) EDI - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$126 - $448

Train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$186 - $379

Train, bus  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815

$278 - $441

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 45 min

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

$347 - $429

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 4 min

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

$200 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £55 - £80 and takes 23 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £75 - £290.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main is 1023 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Frankfurt via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via London St. Pancras International and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Bruxelles Midi in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators

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