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You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin by train, bus or flight.
To get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin on May 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$20 - $94|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $20 (€18) • 3 h 53 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $94 (€84) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 262 miles (423 km) by bus, flight or train between Frankfurt am Main and 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin.
Separated by just over 500 kilometers, Frankfurt and the capital city, Berlin are two major cities for traveling in Germany. There are plenty of options for traveling between the two cities; the journey can be made by plane, train or bus. Taking a flight is usually the quickest option, with direct journeys departing Frankfurt Airport taking approximately one hour to reach the German capital. The same journey by train takes about 4 hours, and by bus, approximately 8 hours.
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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin. Most buses traveling from Frankfurt to Berlin depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and take at least 6½ hours to arrive at Berlin Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (central bus station). Around 30 buses travel from Frankfurt to Berlin everyday with the first bus departing Frankfurt at 12:20 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Frankfurt to Berlin include Flixbus and Eurolines.
Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin. Flights depart from Frankfurt airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport after 1:10 h of flight time. Flights are the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin 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 Frankfurt to Berlin include Air Berlin and Lufthansa. All direct flights from Frankfurt to Berlin arrive at Tegel airport. Around 16 direct flights travel from Frankfurt to Berlin per day.
Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin. 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 €40 more expensive on average. Alternatively, taking the train is nearly 3 hours faster than traveling from Frankfurt to Berlin by bus. Over 40 trains travel from Frankfurt to Berlin per day.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin. You can take a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:
Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€20) for this trip.
A train is $74 (€66) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin costing on average $94 (€84).
The quickest way to travel to Berlin from 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 40 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 53 min.
The Frankfurt am Main to Berlin distance is around 262 miles (423 km).
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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