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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Frankfurt to Edinburgh  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Edinburgh (EDI) FRA - EDI

$100 - $383

Cheapest option

Fly Frankfurt to Aberdeen  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) FRA - ABZ

$91 - $361

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Fly Frankfurt to Glasgow  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Glasgow (GLA) FRA - GLA

$104 - $380

Fly Frankfurt to Inverness  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Inverness (INV) FRA - INV

$126 - $311

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Edinburgh (EDI) CGN - EDI

$116 - $394

Train via Brussels - Midi  •  13 h 5 min

  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 Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$391 - $706

Train  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$414 - $796

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland

$143 - $207

Bus  •  25 h 30 min

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

$98 - $196

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 35 min

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

$353 - $439

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 50 min

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

$205 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland is to bus which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 25 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland is to fly which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Lille, London Victoria Coach Station and Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Glasgow Central via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels - Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Scotland is 1123 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 13 h 5 min and costs 330€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 701.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

Lufthansa, KLM and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Glasgow via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Frankfurt to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 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) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$59
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 Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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