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

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Fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bristol (BRS) FRA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)

$122 - $388

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Bus  •  20h 17m

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

$83 - $131

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Fly to Cardiff  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cardiff (CWL) FRA - CWL

$171 - $566

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 46m

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

$111 - $306

Fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 27m

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

$107 - $330

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)

$167 - $456

Fly to London City, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)

$171 - $505

Train  •  10h 9m

  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 London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$233 - $490

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Kingsway M10 / ...

$134 - $204

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  10h 51m

  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 Cardiff

$352 - $496

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 51m

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

$149 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales is to bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 20h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Wales. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Cardiff, Kingsway via Lille and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 55m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Wales is 897 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales without a car is to train which takes 10h 9m and costs 200€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales is to fly which takes 6h 33m and costs 140€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 430€ and takes 10h 9m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 20h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Wales bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cardiff, Kingsway station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Wales.
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  • Distance: 560.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

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

KLM, Aer Lingus and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Barry every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Cardiff via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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 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 London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Manchester Airport to Shotton
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Eurostar
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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
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
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
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 Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
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Wales is 1h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 8:24 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 7:24 PM in Wales.

Lufthansa, BMI Regional and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at $59 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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