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There are 9 ways to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night 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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Train to Bristol, fly

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA)

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Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main

Train to London Heathrow, fly

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Train to London City, fly

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Train to Birmingham, fly

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Frankfurt

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Frankfurt am Main

Exeter to Frankfurt am Main by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Frankfurt am Main is around 11h 47m and covers a distance of around 1052 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 33m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Exeter to Frankfurt am Main service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Frankfurt. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 58m
Layover time:
3h 49m
Total time:
11h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 33m
Journey distance:
1052 km
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:12
Last service departs at:
20:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Frankfurt am Main train and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 18h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main is to train and fly which takes 5h 15m and costs £60 - £290.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Frankfurt am Main via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Frankfurt via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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The distance between Exeter and Frankfurt am Main is 867 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 9h 31m and costs £200 - £470.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Exeter to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 866.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Frankfurt am Main via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Bruxelles Midi in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €200
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €470
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €3300
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€90 - €110
Anytime Day 1st Class
€170 - €250
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €75
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€120 - €170
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Exeter to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 5:26 AM in Exeter and 6:26 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Exeter to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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