|Distance||395 miles (637 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to London cover the 395 miles (637 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 32 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in London Victoria.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train timetables and cheap tickets for the 395 miles (637 km) journey between Frankfurt am Main and London with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to London if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.
As the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Frankfurt am Main before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from London is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/09/2021. 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.
Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to London you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arriving in London Victoria.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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