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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

55

Average

125

The best way to find a cheap train 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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Train schedule from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

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Fastest train times from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

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Fastest Journey

3 h 52 m

Average

5 h 15 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

424 km

Of the 36 trains that leave Berlin for Frankfurt am Main every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main cover the 262 miles (423 km) long route taking on average 4 h 9 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $32 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main trains

Find the best trains between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from $32 (€29). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus
Deutsche Bahn

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train information with Deutsche Bahn:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 17 min
    • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 22 a day

    Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

    Traveling by train from Berlin to Frankfurt is comfortable and the most convenient means of transport. Sixteen trains travel on this route all day and night to cover 262 miles (423 km). Therefore, you have many train options to choose from for your journey. You can choose a direct train if you need the fastest journey or a connecting train to view more magical scenes along the way.

    Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train time: Daily departures

    Usually, 16 trains service the Berlin to Frankfurt route. Some travel directly to Frankfurt, but others make a stop or two along the way. The earliest train from Berlin departs at around 6:00 a.m., and the last train departs at around 9:30 p.m. Thus, there are multiple journeys with a train leaving every hour. However, three or more trains leave every hour during peak hours. Hence, departure times are subject to change during events, holidays, weekends, and peak hours. Therefore, ensure to check the updated times before booking your train.

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

    The distance from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is 262 miles (423 km). The average train duration is 4h 8min. However, the fastest trains travel in around 3h 52min, and the slowest trains take about 9h 31min. The slowest trains make connections in several cities, including Erfurt, Potsdam, Leipzig, and Weimar. Hence, travelers can choose a train depending on its duration.

    Main train station in Berlin. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

    Departure train station: Berlin has several departure stations, including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Spandau, Berlin Ostkreuz, Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Berlin Sudkreuz. Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main depart from Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center. There are various ways to get to the station, including a subway that takes 4min, a train that takes 6min, a tram that takes 10min, and a bus that takes 12min. Facilities available in the station include ATMs, lockers, and a parking lot.

    Arrival train station: Arrival stations in Frankfurt am Main include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt Main Ost, Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen, and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Trains arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located around 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center. Although it's far, there are several ways to get to the station, including a train that takes 16min and a bus that takes 22min. This station has many amenities, including restrooms, a parking lot, and wheelchair facilities.

    Which train companies travel from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

    FlixTrain and Deutsche Bahn are the main train companies for trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main. These trains travel at the same speed of 186 mph (300 km/h). Trains for both trains may require a transfer and make a change along the way. However, Deutsch Bahn trains offer more connections. Therefore, they take longer to arrive than FlixTrain trains. Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain trains operate in towns and along intercity routes. However, some trains cover long distances and offer direct services. So, despite the train you choose for your journey, be assured that you'll have an exciting journey.

    Night Trains Berlin

    The earliest night train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main leaves at around 7:04 p.m. However, departure times for night trains are subject to change, especially during peak hours, holidays, and weekends. Therefore, check the updated departure times when booking your night train. Night trains make connections in various cities such as Potsdam and Erfurt. The benefit of taking a night train is that you save a few pennies because it’s cheaper.

    Deutsch Bahn trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

    Sixteen trains operate from Merlin to Frankfurt am Main daily. You can catch a direct or a connecting train on this route. Mostly, trains take around 4h 8min to cover this route. However, slower trains making stops in various cities such as Potsdam and Weimar may take up to 9h 31min. Slower trains travel at a semi-fast speed of up to 124 mph (200 km/h). However, the fastest trains travel for long distances at a high speed of 186 mph (300 km/h).

    FlixTrain trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

    Usually, 29 trains depart daily from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main. Some trains travel directly to Frankfurt am Main, but others stop in major cities and towns such as Kassel and Erfurt. The fastest trains take around 3h 52min because they don’t stop along the way. However, slower trains making a change along the way may take up to 9h 30min. Most high-speed FlixTrain trains travel at 186 mph (300 km/h) to cover long-distance routes.

    Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt: Sustainability travel

    Deutsche Bahn’s trains, including IRE (Interregio-Express), IC (Intercity), and EC (Eurocity), are eco-friendly. These trains use 100% renewable energy, making them a greener choice. Modern electric trains replacing older trains have reduced greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. These trains also use recyclable materials to avoid polluting the environment. Furthermore, these trains use modern and sustainable products to design seats and other materials in the train and the station. This reduces the amount of trash in landfills. In addition, these trains produce less noise and vibrations, ensuring a peaceful and quiet environment.

    Train Berlin to Frankfurt am Main: Services on Board

    Deutsche Bahn trains offer first-class and second-class seating. Travelers who book first-class enjoy several onboard services, including Wi-Fi, snacks, and large and comfortable seats, depending on the train. Passengers are allowed to travel with their luggage stress-free because there are no baggage fees. Smaller dogs are allowed on board at no additional charges. Guide dogs are also allowed on board free of charge and without restrictions. However, those with larger dogs must pay an extra ticket and keep their dogs muzzled and on a leash throughout the journey. Those with limited mobility should request assistance at least 24 hours before traveling so that they can get the right seat. FlixTrain trains offers similar onboard services as Deutsche Bahn trains.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

    You can find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main by booking early. Most train companies offer deals to travelers who book at least three months before traveling. Another way of saving a few pennies on your journey is by being flexible with travel dates. This allows you to avoid traveling during rush hours, usually between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You can also find a cheap ticket by choosing connecting trains. These trains stop in major towns and cities along the way and offer slower journeys. Apart from saving money, you enjoy different views along your trip. For more travel tips and tricks check the Omio magazine The Window Seat.

    Business woman in modern part of Frankfurt. Source: Shutterstock

    To Frankfurt am Main – travel tips

    If you are looking for a lively and beautiful city, Frankfurt am Main is destination for you. It boasts various attractions, including Main Tower, Romer, Deutsche Bank Park, Iron Bridge, and Roemerberg. There are many things to do in this city, including shopping at Bauernmarkt Konstablerwache, strolling at Mainkai, and enjoying cultural events at Frankfurt Christmas Market. Other things to do include resting at Palmengarten, entertainment at English Theater, and watching animals at Zoo Frankfurt. If you love having night fun, this city offers exclusive nightlife, including PubCrawl Frankfurt, Kinly Bar, Embury Bar, Alte Schiffesmeldestelle Hochst, The Fox and Hound, and Schweizer’s Bar & Restaurant. For the best experience, don't forget to visit the following places:

    • Stadel Museum
    • Museum fur Kommunikation
    • Senckenberg Natural History Museum
    • Dialogmuseum Frankfurt
    • Historisches Museum Frankfurt
    • Museum MMK fur Moderne Kunst
    • Archaologisches Museum Frankfurt
    • Museum Angewandte Kunst
    • Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
    • German Film Museum

    Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main for as low as $32 (€29)  for the next 7 days.
    The train price to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin is on average $96 (€86)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main by train to be approximately 262 miles (423 km).
    On average the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train time is 4 h 9 min  covering the 262 miles (423 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Berlin train stations to Frankfurt am Main you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Frankfurt am Main include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin.

    The most popular arrival train station, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

    When taking a train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 22 direct trains per day from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Berlin for Frankfurt am Main is 24 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main at 4: 36 AM   or take the last train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 9: 28 PM. Look for the latest Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    If you buy a train ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€86) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main

    Berlin
    Frankfurt am Main
    Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
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    ParkingParking
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    Phone Number
    +49 302971055
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U5
    S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
    Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
    Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
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    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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