Frankfurt am Main to London train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:16Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h19 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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12:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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14:26Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h09 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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16:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
18:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof27h07 21:35London St Pancras Intl
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Train schedule Frankfurt am Main to London

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:16Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h19 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
14:26Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h09 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
16:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
18:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof27h07 21:35London St Pancras Intl
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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to London

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Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

7 h 57 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

638 km

It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to London without changing at least once.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
16:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h07 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
14:26Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h09 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:16Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof3h19 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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18:28Frankfurt (main) Hauptbahnhof27h07 21:35London St Pancras Intl
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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to London

distanceDistance395 miles
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to London cover the 395 miles long journey taking on average 7 h 31 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Frankfurt am Main to London

Travel to London from Frankfurt am Main on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to London train.

Frankfurt am Main to London train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 17 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Frankfurt to London

Getting the train from Frankfurt to London is straightforward and, compared to some journey times across Germany, relatively quick. The journey takes around seven hours, and on the quickest route, there is only one change of train in Brussels. Trains  from Frankfurt and London are also fairly regular, departing from Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof around once every two hours, and they start early in the morning.

Which train companies travel from Frankfurt to London?

Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar operate the main route from Frankfurt to London, with the latter taking care of the journey from Brussels onwards. If the budget is a concern, then there is a route with the first section from Frankfurt to Cologne operated by Regiojet. This is slightly more complicated and takes longer, but it is a little cheaper than the faster alternatives.

How long is the train from Frankfurt to London?

Typically, trains from Frankfurt to London take between six and seven hours, travelling with Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn. There is an option to go via Mainz and Cologne that takes slightly longer (eight hours) or the cheaper RegioJet option (11 hours). The lengthiest choice is to take the last train from Frankfurt and sleeping through the ten-hour layover in Brussels before heading on to London in the morning.

How many trains are there from Frankfurt to London?

Across all different routes, there are usually 11 trains from Frankfurt to London every day, starting at around 6:30 a.m. with the final train departing around 6:30 p.m. The trains depart roughly every two hours although there are some parts of the day where there are two in the same hour. On Saturday, there are fewer trains serving this route.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Frankfurt to London?

Departure train station: Trains depart from Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof. Used by over 450,000 people daily, Deutsche Bahn describes it as the ‘most important station in Germany’. The station is centrally located, only ten-minutes' walk from the financial district and famous Eurotower. As in most German stations, there is a good selection of food outlets (including a McDonald’s) and a couple of bars.

Arrival train station: Trains from Frankfurt arrive into St Pancras International station in central London, easily accessible via six different underground (tube) lines and by bus. The station is an architectural marvel and well equipped with nearly 40 shops and 26 eateries.

Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to London

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FAQs

Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into London from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Frankfurt am Main and London closer to your date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from London is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Frankfurt am Main from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from London closer to your date of departure here.

You should expect to travel around 395 miles  to London from Frankfurt am Main by train.
The train time to London from Frankfurt am Main is on average 7 h 31 min  for the 395 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your route from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre of London.

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to London, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Frankfurt am Main and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for London is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Frankfurt am Main to London leaves at 08: 16   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 16. Omio shows you the latest train from Frankfurt am Main to London times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your journey to London.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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