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Tue
Jan 25
$53Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$337Lufthansa
Wed
Jan 26
$29Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$251Lufthansa
Thu
Jan 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$251Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 28
$36FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$30FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$30FlixTrain
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$29Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$251Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$185PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$21Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$179Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$179Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$24FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$12FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$30FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$12FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$179Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$136Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$107Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$12FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$107Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$107Lufthansa

Travel Information from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€77) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 262 miles (423 km) 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 $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.

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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Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

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FAQs

How do I go from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to travel between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is generally $75 (€62) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $93 (€77) from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€18) from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.

What is the fastest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 6 min.

How far is Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?

The Berlin to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 262 miles (423 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Berlin? Where do I arrive in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main most often leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Flights mostly leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main for $18 (€15).
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Berlin to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $93 (€77).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).

Is there a direct service from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Frankfurt am Main with with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main?

Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Munich or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore Paris, Munich or Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase Berlin to Frankfurt am Main tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€15) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $93 (€77) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $22 (€18) one way.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.