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There are 12 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford by train, car train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry, plane or shuttle

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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Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$194 - $372

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Bus, night bus  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Lille 328
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$68 - $95

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Train, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$382 - $495

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$105 - $154

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$109 - $159

Fly Frankfurt to London City, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$125 - $411

Fly Frankfurt to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$104 - $333

Fly Frankfurt to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$95 - $285

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$143 - $401

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly to London City, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$85 - $322

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$130 - $295

Train to Hahn, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to London Stansted (STN) HHN - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$111 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford is to bus and night bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Ashford, Kent via Lille and Dover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ashford is 562 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs 160€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ashford bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt station.

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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 am Main to Ashford bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Folkestone/Dover station.

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Ashford is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 9:38 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 8:38 AM in Ashford.

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  • Distance: 351.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Ashford via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 h 40 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 London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flights from Hahn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
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(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$30 - $40
Low
$6
High
$34
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

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

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There are 660+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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