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from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main on Sep 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30PMBerlin8h15 06:45AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
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10:30PMBerlin8h15 06:45AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
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08:00PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h10 09:10PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$1751One-way
11:00AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h10 12:10PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$3391One-way
06:45AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h10 07:55AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$3391One-way

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Mon
Sep 20
$48Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$213Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 21
$31FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$175Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$30Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$339Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 23
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$295Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 24
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$175Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$153Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$153Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$25FlixTrain
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$153Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$213Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$175Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$213Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$12FlixTrain
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$131Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$37FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$131Lufthansa

Travel Information between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€82) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 262 miles (423 km) by flight, bus or train to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.

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How to Travel from Berlin to Frankfurt

Anyone who wants to travel in Germany from Berlin to Frankfurt can take the bus, catch a train or fly. At first glance, flying is clearly the fastest option, but this isn't always the case. When you factor in the time taken to reach Tegel and transit from Frankfurt Airport, the train could be a faster transport option, and is also an extremely comfortable way to travel.

Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt | Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt | Return trips from Frankfurt to Berlin

Berlin to Frankfurt Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€27

6:30 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€59

3:39 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€108

1:10 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt?

Cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt. Most buses traveling from Berlin to Frankfurt depart from Berlin Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (central bus station) and take at least 6½ hours to arrive at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Over 20 buses travel from Berlin to Frankfurt every day, with the first bus departing Berlin at 8:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Berlin to Frankfurt include Flixbus and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt. Flights depart from either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport and arrive at Frankfurt airport after 1:10 h of flight time. Flights are the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt even when travel time to and from Berlin and Frankfurt's airports is taken into consideration, taking at least 3:13 h to travel between city centers. Airlines that travel directly from Berlin to Frankfurt include Air Berlin and Lufthansa. All direct flights from Berlin to Frankfurt depart from Berlin's Tegel airport. Over 15 direct flights travel from Berlin to Frankfurt per day.


Most popular way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt. Taking a direct flight is only 30 minutes faster than taking a high-speed Deutsche Bahn ICE train when travel time to and from Frankfurt and Berlin's airports is taken into consideration, while also being €49 more expensive on average. Alternatively, taking the train is nearly 3 hours faster than traveling from Berlin to Frankfurt by bus. Almost 40 trains travel from Berlin to Frankfurt per day.


How to get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, 78,44% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Frankfurt am Main
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Amenities
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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