The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main will cost around £ 81 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.
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Trains per day
Of the 38 train that leave Berlin for Frankfurt am Main every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 424 km distance in an average of 4h 44m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 7m .
The slowest train will take 7h 52m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 46 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£17|
|Trains depart from:||Berlin|
|Trains arrive in:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Train Companies:||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
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.
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.
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.