There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester by plane, train, bus, 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 Manchester  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Manchester (MAN) FRA - MAN

$78 - $276

8 alternative options

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) FRA - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$153 - $450

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$122 - $319

Fly to Liverpool, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Liverpool (LPL) FRA - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street

$407 - $1,548

Train  •  10 h 26 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
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$300 - $592

Bus via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

$108 - $165

Bus FlixBus  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$94 - $150

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 25 min

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

$307 - $377

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 40 min

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

$163 - $239

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Manchester is 835 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 10 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester is to fly which takes 2 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Manchester is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 12:41 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 11:41 PM in Manchester.

Ryanair, Eurowings, Flybe and five other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 521.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

Ryanair, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Manchester via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $29
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
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 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
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 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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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