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

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Fly Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford  •  6h 29m

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

$141 - $436

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Bus  •  21h 5m

  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 - $161

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Fly Frankfurt to Manchester, train  •  5h 40m

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

$103 - $321

Fly Frankfurt to Humberside, train  •  8h 48m

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

$162 - $645

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  7h 28m

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

$139 - $386

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Manchester (MAN) CGN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$102 - $411

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 10m

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

$106 - $271

Train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$181 - $378

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange 757
  4. Take the train from Luton to Leeds

$203 - $293

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Leeds

$362 - $506

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 27m

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

$159 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds is to bus which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 5h 40m.

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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 21h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Leeds via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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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 10h 4m and costs 150€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m 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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Frankfurt am Main to Leeds train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds is to fly which takes 6h 29m and costs 120€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 330€ and takes 10h 4m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 21h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 506.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

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

KLM, British Airways and nine other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Leeds via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Girona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Humberside via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
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 Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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 central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m 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 1h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 8:22 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 7:22 AM in Leeds.

Frankfurt am Main to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Lufthansa, Jet2.com, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Leeds. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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