The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 44 m
5 h 53 m
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It's difficult to get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main without transferring at least once.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$41 (€37)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines France, Croatia Bus d. O. O. BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Flixbus|
Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main cover the 262 miles (423 km) long route taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Croatia Bus d. O. O. BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $41 (€37), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $26 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
Find the best buses between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from $26 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Berlin to Frankfurt am Main bus information with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Buses in Germany are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a variety of domestic and international routes offered by a number of companies. Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt are available around the clock. There can be up to 8 buses departing during the course of an hour; however, the frequency of services is at irregular intervals. Direct services take at least 6 hours and 30 minutes. Indirect services take from 8 hours and 35 minutes to reach Frankfurt, and usually require one change. Bus companies that operate buses for this route include Flixbus, Deinbus and Eurolines. The cheapest fares tend to be in the morning at about 8 a.m and late evening at around 11:30 p.m.
Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt depart from various stops in Berlin including Alexanderplatz, Bf Zoo and Berlin ZOB. Berlin Alexanderplatz is situated in the Mitte district in the center of Berlin. This large station is served by an overground train station, the U-Bahn underground, four tram lines, five daytime bus services and four-night bus services. BF Zoo is the city’s largest bus terminal. The station also shares its site with the railway, the U-Bahn and the S-Bahn. Berlin ZOB is situated in Berlin’s western district Charlottenburg and is the city’s central bus station. The S-Bahn and underground are situated 0.3 kilometers from the station. Local buses, including route numbers 104, 218, 349, M49 and N42, serve the station. It is also easily possible to travel to the Berlin bus stations via taxi.
Frankfurt boasts a rich collection of museums, green open spaces, a vibrant student scene, and a wealth of evening entertainment to choose from. Top attractions in Frankfurt include Goethe House, the Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoological Garden. Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt usually terminate at Hbf. Südseite. This bus stop is part of Frankfurt Central Station. Local and intercity buses stop at the station, or travelers may continue their journey via train or taxi. Night buses operate until 4 a.m.
When taking the bus between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz and Berlin, Jannowitzbrücke. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1), Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof) and Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival bus station in Frankfurt am Main, called Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1), is located around 9.2 miles (14.9 km) away from its city center.
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