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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, car train, 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 Glasgow  •  2h 26m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Glasgow (GLA) FRA - GLA

$103 - $365

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Fly to Dundee, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dundee (DND) FRA - DND
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street

$77 - $312

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Fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Edinburgh (EDI) FRA - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$98 - $367

Fly to Campbeltown, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Campbeltown (CAL) FRA - CAL
  2. Take the bus from Kilchenzie, Wellpark Cottages to Buchanan Bus Station

$116 - $491

Train  •  12h 12m

  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 Euston to Glasgow Central

$379 - $685

Bus, bus and ferry, night bus  •  25h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$161 - $266

Bus  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$106 - $221

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  15h 3m

  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 Glasgow

$435 - $611

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 42m

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

$203 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Glasgow Central via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Glasgow is 1073 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 12h 12m and costs 330€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow 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 Glasgow is to fly which takes 2h 26m and costs 85€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330€ - 600€ and takes 12h 12m, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 200€ and takes 26h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Glasgow is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 4:59 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 3:59 AM in Glasgow.

Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 670.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Glasgow, Scotland?

Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Frankfurt to Campbeltown via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Campbeltown via London City, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Campbeltown via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Campbeltown via Dusseldorf, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Dundee via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kilchenzie, Wellpark Cottages to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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