There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car train or car

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 Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) FRA - LBA

$146 - $441

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Bus  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$85 - $160

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Fly Frankfurt to Manchester, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Manchester (MAN) FRA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$103 - $321

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUS - LBA

$104 - $391

Fly Frankfurt to Humberside, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Humberside (HUY) FRA - HUY
  2. Take the train from Hull to Leeds

$180 - $804

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds

$139 - $386

Train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$222 - $456

Bus, train  •  19 h 15 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 Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757
  4. Take the train from Luton to Leeds

$165 - $230

Train, carferry  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the carferry from Rotterdam to Hull
  4. Take the train from Hull to Leeds

$246 - $447

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg En
  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 Leeds

$426 - $502

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Leeds

$159 - $236

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 58 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Leeds is 811 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Leeds bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds is to fly which takes 6 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Frankfurt am Main to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 1:37 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 12:37 AM in Leeds.

Lufthansa, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 506.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

KLM, British Airways and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 9 h 51 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
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 Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Dusseldorf to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Eurostar
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$173
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
$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
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Rotterdam to Hull
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Bed Saver
$198
Passenger & Bed Flexi
$263
Standard Car
$132
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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