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Train Information between London and 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 trip 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 (Main) Flughafen.

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London to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn

Travel on Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Frankfurt am Main at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between London and Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from London to Frankfurt am Main:

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

    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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    Trains from London to Frankfurt am Main
    Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Frankfurt am Main.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Frankfurt am Main?

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

    Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from London restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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:

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

    The above information was last checked on 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Frankfurt am Main?

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 25/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Frankfurt am Main.

    How many miles is it from London to Frankfurt am Main by train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 395 miles (637 km).
    What is the average London to Frankfurt am Main train duration?
    On average the London to Frankfurt am Main train time is 10 h 11 min  covering the 395 miles (637 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    When travelling by train from London to Frankfurt am Main, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

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

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

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel approximately 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the train station to the city centre in Frankfurt am Main.

    What train providers offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from London?
    For the route 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 companies that offer services from London to Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services are there between London and Frankfurt am Main a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Frankfurt am Main
    London Bridge
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    London Charing Cross
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    London Euston
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    London Fenchurch Street
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    London Kings Cross
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
    London Liverpool Street
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Paddington
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
    London St Pancras
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    London Victoria
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    London Waterloo East
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176