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from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

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

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To get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:55PMBerlin4h49 10:44PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$641One-way
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10:30PMBerlin8h15 06:45AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$191One-way
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03:52AMBerlin4h52 08:44AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$641One-way
07:04AMBerlin Hbf3h52 10:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$851One-way
03:04PMBerlin Hbf3h52 06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Mon
Jun 14
$97Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Jun 15
$51FlixTrain
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$181Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 16
$64Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jun 17
$51FlixTrain
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$258Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 18
$51FlixTrain
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$220Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$27Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jun 20
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$135Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 21
$31Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$120Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 22
$38FlixTrain
$13Flixbus
$158Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 23
$38FlixTrain
$13Flixbus
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Thu
Jun 24
$51FlixTrain
$13Flixbus
$304Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$43Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
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Sat
Jun 26
$31Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$181Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 27
$31Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$181Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$120Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$31Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 30
$31Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jul 1
$31Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$158Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$31Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$104Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$31Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$104Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 4
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$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$104Lufthansa

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
Travel 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
What are the ways to get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

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

What is the distance from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

You should expect to travel around 262 miles (423 km) between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main.

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main depart from Berlin, ZOB to Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse.
  • Most travelers take a train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Who can get me from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

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:

  • Lufthansa can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main for $106 (€82) on Omio.
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Frankfurt am Main by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Berlin to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Frankfurt am Main by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main for $31 (€24).
Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can find a direct bus to Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct train services to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?
Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Munich or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $106 (€82) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€8) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $31 (€24) 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.

How do I get from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

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

Taking a bus is about $96 (€74) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $106 (€82) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $21 (€16) less than taking a train to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $31 (€24) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h  of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 9 min  of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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