There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, car, car train, bus 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 from Southampton  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Frankfurt (FRA) SOU - FRA

$108 - $462

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Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...

$55 - $94

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Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

$128 - $414

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRS - FRA

$150 - $413

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA

$125 - $373

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$149 - $356

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Frankfurt (FRA) STN - FRA

$97 - $299

Train via Paris Est  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$214 - $454

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$180 - $373

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$375 - $493

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$138 - $202

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Frankfurt am Main is 449 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Southampton to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Frankfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:57 AM in Southampton and 7:57 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 448.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

KLM, Flybe and four other airlines fly from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Frankfurt am Main via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Est in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Southampton to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 Birmingham to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
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 Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz
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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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