There are 8 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, 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.

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Fly Manchester to Frankfurt  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Frankfurt (FRA) MAN - FRA

$86 - $294

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt

$61 - $86

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 59 min

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

$134 - $344

Fly Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MAN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

$103 - $411

Train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$283 - $538

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11a / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...

$78 - $137

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 29 min

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

$310 - $376

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 48 min

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

$164 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 20 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs £65 - £230 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Frankfurt via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 44 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Frankfurt am Main is 523 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs £210 - £420.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £65 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £420 and takes 10 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 20 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 3:25 AM in Greater Manchester and 4:25 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Ryanair, Air France, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 522.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

Ryanair, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greater Manchester to Frankfurt am Main via Manchester City Centre, University of Mcr, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 10 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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