There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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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Fly to London City, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$108 - $372

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Fly to London Stansted  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN

$43 - $214

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$113 - $334

Train, bus RegioJet  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$123 - $179

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 2 min

  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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  5. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$185 - $291

Train, bus Ouibus  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to London
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$126 - $176

Bus  •  20 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 Stansted Airport London National Express

$93 - $153

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 27 min

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

$270 - $315

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 42 min

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

$124 - $184

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Essex is 593 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 51 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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Essex is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 7:30 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 6:30 AM in Essex.

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

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There are 204+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex.
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  • Distance: 370.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Ryanair flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Essex via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 20 h 51 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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to White Notley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
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
Website
regiojet.com
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 London
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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
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 Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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