There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford 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.

Recommended option

Fly to London City, train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$105 - $387

Cheapest option

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  3 h 20 min

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

$68 - $261

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$82 - $306

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h

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

$102 - $283

Train  •  9 h 3 min

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

$211 - $464

Bus via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757

$100 - $135

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 51 min

  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

$91 - $145

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Bedford

$279 - $331

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 16 min

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

$133 - $194

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 56 min.

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

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Bedford is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 8:40 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 7:40 PM in Bedford.

Lufthansa, Swiss, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 419.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bedford via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Bruxelles - North, Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 16 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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