Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 42m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main take around 10 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,024 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 16 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main?

The Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:30, and the last at 23:21.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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