There are 13 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Frankfurt to London City  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

$99 - $371

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Fly Luxembourg to London City  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY

$59 - $286

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Fly Frankfurt to London Heathrow  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

$97 - $326

Fly Frankfurt to London Stansted  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN

$65 - $241

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  5 h 28 min

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

$118 - $356

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$141 - $356

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 33 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

$101 - $253

Train to Hahn, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 4 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

$82 - $215

Train  •  7 h 2 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

$194 - $408

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$110 - $160

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920

$65 - $120

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$266 - $310

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 33 min

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

$121 - $176

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to London is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at London. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and London is 638 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 2 min and costs 160€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to London, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to London 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 London is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 80€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 350€ and takes 7 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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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 London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to London.
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  • Distance: 398.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Lufthansa, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to London via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 7 h 2 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 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
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
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 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
$28 - $40
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 - $230
Eurostar
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
$172
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
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59
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 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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London is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 12:00 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 11:00 AM in London.

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

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to London bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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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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