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

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  •  3 h 14 min

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

$126 - $398

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 40 min

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

$88 - $118

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$105 - $326

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$91 - $281

Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$203 - $393

Train, bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Dover Ouibus

$104 - $151

Bus Eurolines DE, bus and ferry  •  12 h 39 min

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

$106 - $161

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 53 min

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

$103 - $149

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 6 min

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

$286 - $331

Questions & Answers

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 12 h 40 min.

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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 8 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min 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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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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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 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 2:29 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 1:29 AM in Dover.

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

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There are 491+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover.
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  • Distance: 328.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dover via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 8 h 30 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
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
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
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
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
1 h 4 min
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
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
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
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
Bus from Utrecht to Dover
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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