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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

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Bus via Frankfurt  •  16h 46m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt N815

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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt 79

Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt central train station N815

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rüsselsheim am Main

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rüsselsheim am Main

Fly London City to Frankfurt  •  3h 59m

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

Fly London Heathrow to Frankfurt  •  4h 7m

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

Train to Birmingham, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 9m

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

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 48m

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

London to Rüsselsheim am Main by train

21 Weekly Trains
6h 14m Average Duration
€137 Cheapest Price
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United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rüsselsheim am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rüsselsheim am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rüsselsheim am Main is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main is to bus via Frankfurt which costs £35 - £45 and takes 16h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main is to fly which costs £75 - £550 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Rüsselsheim am Main. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Rüsselsheim Berliner/Georg-Treber-Straße via Frankfurt and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Rüsselsheim am Main. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Rüsselsheim Bahnhof via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between London and Rüsselsheim am Main is 624 km.

The best way to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main without a car is to train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf which takes 6h 14m and costs £110 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main, including transfers.

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London to Rüsselsheim am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Rüsselsheim am Main train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main is to train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf which takes 6h 14m and costs £110 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 15h 30m, you could also fly, which costs £75 - £550 and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from London to Rüsselsheim am Main.
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  • Distance: 624.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Rüsselsheim am Main via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 14h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €1400
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €1400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €800
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1200
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €2600
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €2100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€50 - €75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€9 - €13
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €55
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Frankfurt Airport Fernbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€160

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London to Rüsselsheim am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Rüsselsheim am Main is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 5:28 AM in London and 6:28 AM in Rüsselsheim am Main.

London to Rüsselsheim am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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KLM, Luxair, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from London City Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Rüsselsheim am Main. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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