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Overview: Train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Berlin to Frankfurt am Main

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main from £9 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train.

  • Average Price: £24

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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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 do cheap trains to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.

How much does the train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main cost on average?

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 £28  one way.

How many miles is it from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main by train?

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

How long is the train between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main?

On average the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train time is 4 h 8 min  covering the 262 miles (423 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Berlin and arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Berlin Hbf, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Berlin.

The most popular arrival train station, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.

What train providers go from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Frankfurt am Main. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Berlin to Frankfurt am Main route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I purchase a direct train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many trains per day are there to Frankfurt am Main from Berlin?

The average number of trains departing Berlin for Frankfurt am Main is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main? What time is the last train from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main?

The earliest train departing from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 05: 01. The last train departing from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 21: 29. You can find the latest Berlin to Frankfurt am Main train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I book Berlin Frankfurt am Main train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main is on average £28 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Berlin and Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Frankfurt am Main
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
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+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7