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$12FlixTrain
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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$58 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin cover the 262 miles (423 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train.

    These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin

    Trains in Germany are an efficient way to travel between cities. A number of companies offer domestic and international train routes in Germany. Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin are frequent and efficient, so visitors will find it easy to travel between the two cities. Covered by the Deutsche Bahn service, the first Frankfurt to Berlin train of the day departs at 5:00 a.m. while the last train leaves at around 9:20 p.m. Frankfurt to Berlin trains depart frequently with 2 trains every hour, and three during the peak midday hours. Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin take approximately 4 hours. While direct trains are plentiful, certain rides require 1 or 2 changes in between; however, these changes don't add more than 20-40 minutes to the journey. If leaving after 9:00 p.m. there may be up to 5 changes, thereby stretching the journey to 9-10 hours.

    Frankfurt to Berlin Train Cost

    Average prices for trains from Frankfurt to Berlin when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €96

    1 Day in Advance

    €68

    1 Week in Advance

    €29

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €19

    1 Month in Advance

    €19

    3 Months in Advance

    €19

    Frankfurt to Berlin Trains: General Information


    Travelers in Germany can offset some of cost of Frankfurt to Berlin train tickets by checking the prices and booking ahead of time.

    • autobus All Frankfurt to Berlin trains are operated by Deutsche Bahn.
    • autobus Most Frankfurt to Berlin trains are direct, depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
    • autobus The Frankfurt to Berlin train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 41 minutes to arrive in Berlin.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Frankfurt to Berlin train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt to Berlin trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 29% cheaper on average to book a Frankfurt to Berlin train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the train station.
    • It is 70% cheaper on average to book a Deustche Bahn train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
    • Finally, Frankfurt to Berlin train costs are 80% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

    Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 25 €
    2 weeks earlier 22 €14.%
    3 weeks earlier 22 €14%
    1 month before 20 €25%
    2 months earlier 11 €127%
    3 months earlier 11 €127%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main - Berlin. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main - Berlin 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Frankfurt am Main - Berlin with 2 months in advance you save up to about 127% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 127%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin
    Travel by train to Berlin 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 Frankfurt am Main to Berlin.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Berlin trains for as little as $30 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train price to come in at an average of $58 (€46)  one way.
    What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin by train?
    The Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train distance is approximately 262 miles (423 km).
    How long is the train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
    The Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train duration is on average 4 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 262 miles (423 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    Which train station from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin do I depart from? Which Berlin train station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

    When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your route from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your journey in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

    Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   to Berlin Hbf   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Berlin? Where is the train station in Berlin located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

    The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Berlin.

    What train companies go from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
    When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Can I purchase a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
    Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin with 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 buy your train ticket.
    How many train services are there between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin a day?
    On average, there are 16 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
    The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin leaves at 7: 12 AM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin leaves at 9: 30 PM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is on average $58 (€46) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Frankfurt am Main
    Berlin
    Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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