There are 12 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£148 - £401

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Bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 084 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Dunkerque 825
  3. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Dover

£35 - £44

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Train, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the bus from Brussel Eurolines Busstation to Dover

£74 - £99

Bus via Brussels  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover 140

£57 - £80

Drive, car ferry  •  7h

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

£82 - £118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£197 - £228

Fly Frankfurt to London City, train  •  5h 40m

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

£100 - £329

Fly Frankfurt to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 40m

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

£86 - £261

Fly Frankfurt to London Stansted, train  •  6h 31m

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

£74 - £235

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£116 - £374

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£97 - £250

Fly Frankfurt to Southend, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Southend (SEN) FRA - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

£84 - £277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 380€ and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Dover. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Dover via Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Dover. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Dover Priory via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dover is 332 miles.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 160€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Dover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 160€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can bus via Brussels, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 12h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dover.
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  • Distance: 332.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Dover via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Ashford International Eurostar, and Ashford International in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Dover via Bruxelles - North and Bruxelles, Nord in around 12h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £460
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £160
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £200
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £490
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from Frankfurt to Southend via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£750 - £2,600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
West Midlands
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Brussel Eurolines Busstation to Dover
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Bus from Dunkerque to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eurolines.de
Low
£42
High
£44
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Köln
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£11
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Dover station.

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Dover is 1h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 11:58 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 10:58 AM in Dover.

Frankfurt am Main to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Eurostar station.

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

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There are 646+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £57 per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35806 train which takes 14 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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