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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover by plane, train, car train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car 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 16m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$126 - $398

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Bus, night bus  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Dover Ouibus

$78 - $120

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 11m

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

$105 - $325

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  4h 7m

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

$91 - $281

Fly to Southend, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Southend (SEN) FRA - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$104 - $325

Train  •  7h 13m

  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 Ashford International Station

$152 - $294

Train, Eurotunnel  •  7h 41m

  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

$370 - $506

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Lille 328
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$87 - $118

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 53m

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

$103 - $149

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover is to bus and night bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 350€ and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Folkestone/Dover via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Dover Priory via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Dover is 526 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 130€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover.
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  • Distance: 328.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Ashford International in around 7h 13m.

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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Greater Anglia
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
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
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
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 Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lille to Dover
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 2:13 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 1:13 AM in Dover.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International 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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There are 522+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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