Looking for cheap flights from London to Frankfurt?
You’ll find plenty of options here. But before you pack your bags and jet into ‘Mainhattan’ have a read of our city guide and tips…
Getting to London Stansted Airport
London Stansted Airport (STN) is situated approximately 56km to the north-east of London.
If you’re travelling to the airport via public transport, you’ll find the Stansted Express train to be the fastest way to get to the airport, especially if you plan to check-in for your London to Frankfurt flights good and early. The train journey usually takes around 45 minutes.
If you’re driving to the airport, there are plenty of parking options available including short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay car parks – you won’t have to worry about being late for your flights from London to Frankfurt.
London Stansted Airport Overview
For Ryanair flights to Frankfurt from London, you’ll need to check-in bags at the Ryanair desks located in the main departures lounge. Once you’ve checked-in and passed through security, you’ll find there are plenty of shops, restaurants and bars to help while away the time as you wait to depart on your London to Frankfurt flights.
The duration of your London to Frankfurt flights is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Frankfurt Airport Overview
Frankfurt Airport is located around 12km southwest of central Frankfurt and is the third largest airport in Europe and one of the busiest airports in Germany. Queues are common all year round, so it’s worth ensuring you have plenty of time to spare when your reach the airport. Once you’ve checked-in any luggage and passed through security, you’ll find a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants where you can pass the time. The Duty Free and Travel Value shops provide discounts of around 30% off some products – pick up a bargain before you fly.
Getting from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt
Getting to Frankfurt from Frankfurt Airport is easy. The airport is connected to the city via train, bus and taxi transfers. The train journey takes around 40 minutes, while the trip by bus takes around half an hour. Renting a car? You should reach the city centre in around 20 minutes by road.
Frankfurt, or Frankfurt am Main, to give the city its full title, is a destination rich in culture and history, with a great foodie scene and plenty of entertainment options.
Nicknamed ‘Mainhattan’ in recognition of its towering sky-scrapers, Frankfurt is regarded as Germany’s business capital and financial powerhouse. But, as the saying goes, ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. Fortunately, boredom isn’t an option in Frankfurt and the city is anything but dull, thanks to world-class cultural attractions such as ballet, opera, theatre and art galleries, as well as the ever-lively Sachsenhausen district. What you save on your cheap flights to Frankfurt from London, you can afford to spend on good times.
Frankfurt plays host to a number of major events and fairs throughout the year so early booking is essential if you’re looking to secure a good deal for accommodation. Check out Ryanair Rooms for an excellent selection of apartments, boutique hotels and well-known hotel chains.
Remember - you can afford to treat yourself while you’re away with the savings you’ve made on your cheap flights from London to Frankfurt.
5 Fun Facts about Frankfurte
London to Frankfurt Flights – Practical Information
The unit of currency in Frankfurt is the Euro, so when you fly London to Frankfurt you’ll need to exchange your sterling, unless you plan to pay by card.
Renting a car? Car rental desks are located in the arrivals terminal – if you’ve booked your car hire online with Ryanair Car Hire, remember to print your confirmation email and have it ready to present to the agent at the desk.