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Overview: Train from London to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance395 miles (637 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Frankfurt am Main cover the 395 miles (637 km) long route taking on average 10 h 11 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 London Victoria and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains London to Frankfurt am Main

Find the best route from London to Frankfurt am Main with Omio's train partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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 London to Frankfurt am Main train.

Deutsche Bahn from London to Frankfurt am Main train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 11 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from London to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from London to Frankfurt

Taking the train from London to Frankfurt am Main is a straightforward journey with one connection required at Brussels-Midi Station. Journey times vary from just over five hours up to 13 hours depending on the transfer waiting time for the onward journey. The last departure of the day arrives the following morning. Routes start at London St Pancras International and terminate at Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof.

Which train companies travel from London to Frankfurt?

Eurostar operates the first part of the journey to Brussels with the onward journey being made on Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains. Both providers have modern rolling stock with comfortable carriages and onboard services including bistro-bars, power outlets, toilets, luggage storage and wifi.

How long is the train from London to Frankfurt?

Trains to Frankfurt from London take between five hours 15 minutes and just under 13 hours. One connection is required, this is made at Brussels-Midi Station.

How many trains are there from London to Frankfurt?

There are up to six train departures a day on routes from London to Frankfurt. The first departure is in the early morning with the last train leaving London mid-evening. This last departure arrives in Frankfurt the following morning.

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

Departure train station: All trains to Frankfurt from London depart from London St Pancras International Station. Housed in an impressive Victorian building, this busy station is within walking distance of many of London's attractions. It is part of the city's transport network of local, suburban and underground trains, buses and taxis. Among the many facilities at the station are car parking, toilets and showers, wifi, left luggage storage, passenger lounges, currency exchange and ATMs, a hotel, shops from supermarkets to designer boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants including a champagne bar.

Arrival train station: All trains from London to Frankfurt am Main terminate at Frankfurt Hbf. Frankfurt Hbf is at the centre of Deutsche Bahn's rail network and one of the busiest stations in Germany. The station is located in the centre of the city and features an attractive mix of architectural styles. It is served by taxis, local buses and both U-Bahn and S-Bahn train lines. Its facilities include car and bicycle parking, wifi, toilets, left luggage storage, passenger lounges, shops, cafes and bars.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from London to Frankfurt am Main

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Frankfurt am Main. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from London to Frankfurt am Main and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Frankfurt am Main from London as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Frankfurt am Main to London train here.

How many miles is it from London to Frankfurt am Main by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 395 miles (637 km).

How long does it take from London to Frankfurt am Main by train?

The train time to Frankfurt am Main from London is on average 10 h 11 min  for the 395 miles (637 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from London to Frankfurt am Main?

For the journey from London to Frankfurt am Main you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between London and Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there from London to Frankfurt am Main a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Frankfurt am Main is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Frankfurt am Main
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139