The cheapest trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 30 Sep

Cheapest

£41

Average

£60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main will cost around £ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 41.

2nd Cheapest
06:01Berlin Hbf3h55 09:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£411One-way
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04:30Berlin Hbf4h14 08:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£411One-way
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05:28Berlin Hbf4h16 09:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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21:28Berlin Hbf4h47 02:15Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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00:20Berlin Hbf7h24 07:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£411One-way

Timetable Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

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00:20Berlin Hbf7h24 07:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:30Berlin Hbf4h14 08:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:28Berlin Hbf4h16 09:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:01Berlin Hbf3h55 09:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:30Berlin Hbf4h14 10:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:04Berlin Hbf3h52 10:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:28Berlin Hbf4h16 11:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:33Berlin Hbf4h06 11:39Frankfurt (Main) Süd
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07:37Berlin Hbf4h07 11:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:46Berlin Hbf4h14 12:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:05Berlin Hbf4h31 12:36Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:30Berlin Hbf4h14 12:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:46Berlin Hbf4h14 13:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:28Berlin Hbf4h16 13:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:33Berlin Hbf4h06 13:39Frankfurt (Main) Süd
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09:37Berlin Hbf4h07 13:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:46Berlin Hbf4h14 14:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:05Berlin Hbf4h31 14:36Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:30Berlin Hbf4h14 14:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:04Berlin Hbf3h52 14:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:28Berlin Hbf4h16 15:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:37Berlin Hbf4h07 15:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:46Berlin Hbf4h14 16:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:05Berlin Hbf4h31 16:36Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:30Berlin Hbf4h14 16:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:04Berlin Hbf3h52 16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:28Berlin Hbf4h16 17:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:33Berlin Hbf4h06 17:39Frankfurt (Main) Süd
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13:37Berlin Hbf4h07 17:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:46Berlin Hbf4h14 18:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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14:05Berlin Hbf4h31 18:36Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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14:30Berlin Hbf4h14 18:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:04Berlin Hbf3h52 18:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:33Berlin Hbf4h07 19:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:37Berlin Hbf4h07 19:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:46Berlin Hbf4h14 20:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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16:30Berlin Hbf4h14 20:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:04Berlin Hbf3h52 20:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:28Berlin Hbf4h16 21:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:46Berlin Hbf4h14 22:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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18:05Berlin Hbf4h31 22:36Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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18:30Berlin Hbf4h14 22:44Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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18:46Berlin Hbf4h14 23:00Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:32Berlin Hbf4h26 23:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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21:28Berlin Hbf4h47 02:15Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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22:29Berlin Hbf7h55 06:24Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Wed
29 Sep
£36FlixTrain
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£246Lufthansa
Thu
30 Sep
£27FlixTrain
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Fri
1 Oct
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£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£23FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Lufthansa
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3 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
Mon
4 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£95Lufthansa
Tue
5 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
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6 Oct
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Thu
7 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Lufthansa
Fri
8 Oct
£23FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£395TAP Portugal
Sat
9 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Lufthansa
Sun
10 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Lufthansa
Mon
11 Oct
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£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£410TAP Portugal
Tue
12 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
13 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
£95Lufthansa
Thu
14 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£294TAP Portugal
Fri
15 Oct
£23FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£365PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Sat
16 Oct
£18FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£73Lufthansa
Sun
17 Oct
£23FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£73Lufthansa
Mon
18 Oct
£9FlixTrain
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£293TAP Portugal
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19 Oct
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The fastest trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 30 Sep

Fastest Journey

3 h 52 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Trains per day

46

Distance

424 km

Of the 46 trains that leave Berlin for Frankfurt am Main every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 424 km distance in an average of 4 h 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 52 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:04Berlin Hbf3h52 10:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£541One-way
Fastest
11:04Berlin Hbf3h52 14:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£611One-way
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17:04Berlin Hbf3h52 20:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£721One-way
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15:04Berlin Hbf3h52 18:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£611One-way
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13:04Berlin Hbf3h52 16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£721One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main cover the 262 miles (423 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

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Berlin to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main from £16 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main by DB is 262 miles (423 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main is £16.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt: Journey Details

The first train of the day leaves Berlin at approximately 12:30 a.m. and the last departs at around 11:00 p.m. During the week there are trains every 15-30 minutes throughout the day and around five departures in the evening and at night. At the weekend, trains depart every 30-60 minutes and the last train is at 10:15 p.m. Direct trains from Berlin to Frankfurt take around four hours and those which require a change take up to five hours all with Deutsche Bahn.

Taking the Train from Berlin

The trains depart from Berlin's main train station, Berlin Hbf (tief). The station is around three kilometres from the city centre and can be reached via the S-Bahn. Trains run every three minutes until almost 2:00 a.m. and resume just after 4:00 a.m. The journey to the station takes 10 minutes from the city centre.

Getting into Frankfurt by Train

Frankfurt (am Main) lies on the banks of the River Main. Largely rebuilt after World War II, the modern skyline sits in contrast to the original buildings of the Old Town, making it a unique German city. Trains arrive at either Frankfurt (Main) Hbf or Frankfurt (Main) Sud station. The main station (Hpf) is north of the river, while the smaller Sud station is to the south. Both are around 10 minutes from the city centre and have U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations on site. Public transport services run throughout the night.

Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train 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
How much does a cheap train between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train price to come in at an average of £23  one way.
How many miles is it from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main by train?
The train distance from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is around 262 miles (423 km).
How long is the train journey to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?
On average the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train time is 4 h 7 min  covering the 262 miles (423 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main do I depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station from Berlin do I arrive in?

Some of the Berlin train stations to Frankfurt am Main you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Frankfurt am Main include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel approximately 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the train station to the city centre in Frankfurt am Main.

Which train providers should I travel with from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?
Take the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Berlin to Frankfurt am Main direct train services?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main on Omio with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?
If you prefer early morning trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, the first train leaves at 05: 24. If you prefer late night trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £23 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main a few months in advance.