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Manchester to Frankfurt am Main by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 35m
  • Distance
    838 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main take around 8 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 838 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Frankfurt am Main.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main?

Journeys between Manchester and Frankfurt am Main usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main?

The Manchester to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 23:49.

When to book Manchester to Frankfurt am Main train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Frankfurt am Main?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Frankfurt am Main, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Frankfurt am Main to Manchester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.