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.
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3 h 52 m
4 h 21 m
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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.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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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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:
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.
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.
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.
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