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There are 9 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 58 min

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

$91 - $348

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Fly to London Stansted  •  2 h 31 min

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

$54 - $222

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  2 h 2 min

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

$91 - $303

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  3 h 6 min

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

$112 - $339

Train  •  6 h 49 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$149 - $325

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

$116 - $176

Bus  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920

$76 - $136

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

$264 - $307

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 fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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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 6 h 49 min and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London 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 London is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 17 h 14 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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London is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 8:54 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 7:54 PM in London.

Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London.
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  • Distance: 395.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 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 Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 6 h 49 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
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
16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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

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