There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London 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  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

$91 - $348

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Fly to London Stansted  •  2 h 29 min

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

$54 - $222

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

$91 - $303

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  3 h 12 min

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

$132 - $339

Train  •  7 h 52 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 London St. Pancras International Est

$200 - $422

Train, bus  •  10 h 9 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 815

$103 - $182

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London 815

$63 - $107

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$121 - $181

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 10 min

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

$265 - $308

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 26 min

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

$120 - $174

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London is to fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at London via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and London is 632 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 170€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London is to fly which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 75€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 360€ and takes 7 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 14 h.

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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 London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London.
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  • Distance: 395.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

Lufthansa, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 7 h 52 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 38 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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
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
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 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$55 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59
Ferry operators

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London is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 1:09 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 12:09 AM in London.

Luxair, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport.

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