Flights from Frankfurt to London

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Frankfurt to London

  • 3 airlines fly direct from Frankfurt to London
  • £24 was the cheapest return price from Frankfurt to London last month
  • The average flight time from Frankfurt to London is 1h 20min
  • London is served by 6 airports. These are London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Southend, London Stansted.
  • The most popular airline flying from Frankfurt to London last month was Lufthansa
  • Frankfurt to London is 363 miles
  • There are 197 flights a week from Frankfurt to London

This information is correct as of December 2015

Airlines that fly from Frankfurt to London

British Airways and Lufthansa fly direct from Frankfurt to London-Heathrow, while BA CityFlyer and Lufthansa CityLine fly to London-City. London-Heathrow is the fourth busiest flight route from the airport so we recommend booking your tickets as early as possible.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Lufthansa fly from Terminal 1, while British Airways fly from Terminal 2. There are Be Relax spas in both terminals, while Terminal 1 also has a hairdressers and a nail studio. Both terminals have a good selection of places to grab a quick coffee or a bite to eat including Starbucks, Scoom and the Goethe Bar. There are plenty of designer shops to browse at the airport, and you can buy online with the airport's Click and Collect service.

Terminal Information – Arriving

At London-City: There's only one terminal at London-City Airport. The airport is well connected by public transport. You can take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) trains and transfer onto the underground system. These trains serve the airport every 8-15 minutes. It's also possible to take the bus, with lines 473 and 474 serving the city centre. Taxis to town are fairly reasonable: a trip to Covent Garden will set you back roughly £35*.

At London-Heathrow: Lufthansa flights usually land at Terminal 2 (The Queen's Terminal) while British Airways flights land at Terminal 5. You can take the Heathrow Express or the Piccadilly Line from both terminals. The Heathrow Express is the fastest way to reach the city, with a 15 minute journey time to Paddington Station. It's also the priciest form of public transport, with single tickets starting at £18*.  The Heathrow Connect train is slightly slower, with a half hour journey time, but cheaper with an £8.50* ticket price. The tube is the cheapest way to reach the city: a Zone 1-6 ticket will set you back £5.50*. National Express coaches are available but you should book your ticket in advance. Taxis into the city cost about £55*.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from Frankfurt to London. We recommend arriving around two hours before departure to ensure you have time to get through security and navigate the airport.

What to expect in London

London is one hour behind Frankfurt and the currency is the Pound Sterling (£). London is a lot more expensive than Frankfurt: you can expect to pay about £4* for a pint of local beer, and at least £50* for a three-course meal for two in an average restaurant. The weather in London is milder than Frankfurt. Summer temperatures sit around 19°C, while you can expect a chilly (but still pleasant) 7°C if you visit during the depths of winter.

*Prices subject to change

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