How to get from Frankfurt am Main to London

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Ice
  2. Est

$127 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Rj

$34 - $47

9 alternative options

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Ice
  2. Est / ...
  3. Tgv / ...

$407 - $503

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. N161 / ...
  2. N815

$55 - $97

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 19 min

$122 - $176

Fly Frankfurt to London City  •  4 h 5 min

  1. FRA - LCY

$100 - $371

Fly Frankfurt to London Heathrow  •  4 h 14 min

  1. FRA - LHR

$98 - $326

Fly Frankfurt to London Stansted  •  4 h 39 min

  1. FRA - STN

$66 - $242

Fly Frankfurt to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. FRA - BHX

$146 - $356

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

  1. DUS - LCY

$118 - $354

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 6 min

  1. CGN - STN

$85 - $233

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to London via Bruxelles Midi and Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar in around 6 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to London via Luxembourg and Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière in around 12 h 45 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 35 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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 Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
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
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
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
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$65 - $68
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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
$44 - $46
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF
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
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to London is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to London is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 85€ - 320€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to London. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to London. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station via Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to London, including transfers.