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from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin on Jun 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h57 12:55AMBerlin Hbf
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$851One-way
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09:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf8h38 05:52AMBerlin Hbf
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$771One-way
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09:14AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h44 01:58PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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$851One-way
08:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 12:31AMBerlin Hbf
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05:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h51 10:05PMBerlin
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Jun 13
$64FlixTrain
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Mon
Jun 14
$51FlixTrain
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Tue
Jun 15
$45Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Jun 16
$38Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 17
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jun 18
$44Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$136Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$38FlixTrain
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$136Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 20
$44Deutsche Bahn
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 21
$38FlixTrain
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$182Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 22
$36Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Jun 23
$38FlixTrain
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$159Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 24
$41Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$159Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$51FlixTrain
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Sat
Jun 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$121Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
$159Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$105Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jul 1
$41Deutsche Bahn
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$121Lufthansa
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Jul 2
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$105Lufthansa
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Jul 3
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How to Travel from Frankfurt 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.

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

Frankfurt to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€29

6:30 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€71

3:42 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€111

1:10 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin


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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.


Fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin


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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.


Most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin


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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.


How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin, 79,33% 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 Frankfurt am Main to Berlin 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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FAQs
How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?

You can travel to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin?

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

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Berlin at Berlin Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Berlin tickets on Omio for $104 (€81).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Frankfurt am Main to Berlin tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Berlin by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin for $36 (€28).
Is there a direct service to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You'll find direct trains with FlixTrain.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin don't make Berlin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Berlin are Amsterdam, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Berlin to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average () one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing () one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs () one way on average for this journey.

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A bus is generally $94 (€73) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average () from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin.

Taking a bus is about $26 (€20) less than taking a train, which costs on average () for this journey.

What is the quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?

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

Other travel options to Berlin can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, getting to Berlin by train can take on average 4 h 6 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Berlin
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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