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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford by plane, train, car train, car, bus, bus and ferry 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 to London City, train  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$117 - $386

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Fly to London Stansted, train  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$78 - $261

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$92 - $305

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Bletchley

$102 - $283

Train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$171 - $360

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Bedford

$363 - $506

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from City Thameslink to Bedford

$142 - $214

Bus  •  20h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$89 - $156

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 16m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Bedford

$133 - $194

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford is to bus which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 20h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Bedford via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bedford is 672 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 7h 59m and costs 140€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford is to train which takes 7h 59m and costs 140€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 20h 12m.

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

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Bedford is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 1:21 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 12:21 PM in Bedford.

Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 419.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 7h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 20h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Luxair, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport.

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