There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Scotland 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 Edinburgh  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Edinburgh (EDI) FRA - EDI

$92 - $359

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Fly to Dundee  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dundee (DND) FRA - DND

$55 - $283

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Fly to Glasgow  •  2 h 26 min

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

$97 - $360

Fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) FRA - ABZ

$82 - $339

Fly to Inverness  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Inverness (INV) FRA - INV

$122 - $290

Train  •  13 h 22 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 Glasgow Central

$425 - $784

Bus via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord  •  23 h 35 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 London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland

$112 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  26 h 44 min

  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 - $210

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 28 min

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

$350 - $435

Drive, carferry  •  14 h 42 min

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

$203 - $299

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Scotland is 1123 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 13 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Scotland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Scotland is to fly which takes 2 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 35 min.

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

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Scotland is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 12:46 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 11:46 AM in Scotland.

Air France, Lufthansa, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 701.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

Lufthansa, KLM and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Glasgow via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 13 h 22 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Dundee via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Train operators
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
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
$54
High
$58
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
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 Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Ferry operators

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