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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 Frankfurt to Manchester  •  4 h 48 min

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

$85 - $294

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Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London N815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$81 - $126

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Fly Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 11 min

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

$159 - $461

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Manchester (MAN) DUS - MAN

$88 - $244

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$131 - $336

Train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$304 - $592

Bus, train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London N815 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$163 - $273

Bus via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord  •  19 h 30 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

$100 - $146

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 42 min

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

$164 - $241

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Greater Manchester

$419 - $508

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rusholme Ctr via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Greater Manchester is 836 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester without a car is to train which takes 9 h 53 min and costs 260€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 550€ and takes 9 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 19 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 522.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Greater Manchester via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 9 h 53 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
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 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
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
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Bus operators
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
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once 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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Greater Manchester is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 1:38 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 12:38 AM in Greater Manchester.

Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 816+ hotels available in Greater Manchester. Prices start at $63 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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