|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€30)|
|Train providers||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 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $37 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 from Berlin to 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.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main and when traveling by train:
Traveling by train is often the easiest, cheapest and most convenient method of getting from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main. Trains run all day and throughout the night, from just past midnight to 9:28 p.m. during weekdays, with departures spread throughout the day. Both train stations are also located centrally in both Berlin, Germany's gritty, atmospheric capital and Frankfurt, Germany's glittering financial center, making onward travel easy to organize.
Two train providers service train routes between Berlin and Frankfurt. DB is the most frequent and provides a direct service all day, with a few indirect options for slightly cheaper. Budget options are also offered by Flixtrain, who offer a handful of both direct and indirect routes during the middle of the day and a couple offered on weekend mornings.
Provided travelers use a direct train route from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, journey times can be as short as a little over four hours. Even indirect routes between the two locales rarely exceed five hours, so getting a direct route isn't imperative.
Travelers trying to get from Berlin to Frankfurt have literally dozens of options per day when traveling by train. Peak times see three or more trains departing per hour. Early evening, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and morning from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. is when the most trains depart, however regular services depart throughout the day.
Departure train station: The main departure train station for trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is Berlin Hauptbahnhof in central Berlin Mitte. Berlin Hbf is an enormous, sprawling bunker of a train station which far exceeds both of the city's airports in both size and modernity. You will find literally dozens of fast food options, bakeries, souvenirs, art shops, lounges, lockers, ATM's, and everything in between. Berlin Hbf is well signposted and accessible for wheelchair users.
Arrival train station: All trains will arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof. Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is equally as spacious and modern, and includes a large concourse filled with dining options, ATM's and accessible toilets. It is situated right in the center of the city, and close to local and distance buses and train options.
When taking the train to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your trip can end in train stations such as Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center.
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