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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly  •  1h 40m

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

55€ - 220€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main

45€ - 111€

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Train  •  9h 42m

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

258€ - 753€

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main

135€ - 367€

Bus, night train  •  22h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Nj

55€ - 80€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

265€ - 316€

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 38m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

184€ - 310€

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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No, entry into Germany from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) 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, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to bus and night train which costs £45 - £70 and takes 22h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA). However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf via Manchester Piccadilly, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 42m.

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It is approximately 832 km to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) without a car is to train which takes 9h 42m and costs £220 - £650.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to fly from Manchester (MAN) to Frankfurt (FRA), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is to fly which takes 1h 40m and costs £45 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £650 and takes 9h 42m.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 1h ahead of Manchester Airport (MAN). It is currently 2:18 PM in Manchester Airport (MAN) and 3:18 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).
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  • Distance: 832.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines fly from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) via Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 9h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
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 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
National Express
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
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
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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