The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£22

Average

£22

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 Frankfurt am Main to Berlin will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.

Cheapest
09:12Frankfurt am Main4h06 13:18Berlin
0 changes
£221One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

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Tue
21 Sep
£47Deutsche Bahn
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£419PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Wed
22 Sep
£22FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Lufthansa
Thu
23 Sep
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£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£246Lufthansa
Fri
24 Sep
£32Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Lufthansa
Sat
25 Sep
£21Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Lufthansa
Sun
26 Sep
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£95Lufthansa
Mon
27 Sep
£25Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Lufthansa
Tue
28 Sep
£16Deutsche Bahn
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Lufthansa
Wed
29 Sep
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Lufthansa
Thu
30 Sep
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Lufthansa
Fri
1 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
Sun
3 Oct
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£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£63Lufthansa
Mon
4 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Lufthansa
Tue
5 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Lufthansa
Wed
6 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
Thu
7 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Lufthansa
Fri
8 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£74Lufthansa
Sat
9 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£74Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
10 Oct
£22FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£74Lufthansa
Mon
11 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£63Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

4 h 6 m

Average

4 h 6 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

424 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Berlin every day 1 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 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 6 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
09:12Frankfurt am Main4h06 13:18Berlin
0 changes
£221One-way

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Train Information to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€30)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin cover the 262 miles (423 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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Frankfurt am Main to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

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

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

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

Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin: Journey Details

The Frankfurt-Berlin route is well-connected by trains, so visitors will find it easy to travel between the two cities. Covered by the Deutsche Bahn service, the first train of the day starts at 5:00 a.m. while the last service leaves at around 9:20 p.m. The route boasts of high service frequency, with two trains every hour, and three during the peak midday hours. The journey from Frankfurt to Berlin takes approximately 4 hours. While direct trains are plentiful, certain rides require 1 or 2 changes in between, however, these stops don't add more than 20-40 minutes to the journey. If leaving after 9:00 p.m. there may be up to 5 changes, thereby stretching the journey to 9-10 hours.

Taking the Train from Frankfurt

Trains to Berlin depart either from Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof or from Frankfurt (Main) Sud station. The Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof station is very convenient because of its central location in the city. The Frankfurt (Main) Sud station is located in the Sachsenhausen district. Both are easily accessible with U-Bahn, S-Bahn, tram and bus lines running directly from the stations.

Getting into Berlin by Train

Whether one wants to admire the city's history at Schloss Charlottenburg or soak up its rich art culture at Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin has a lot to offer its tourists. Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin would arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof Tief station. Located at the heart of the city, it is well connected by bus, tram and the underground U-Bahn. The station also serves the regional S-Bahn trains, so it has a direct link to these service lines.

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Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin is £27  one way.
What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 262 miles (423 km).
How long is the train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
The Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train duration is on average 4 h 6 min, which is to be expected when travelling 262 miles (423 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin do I depart from? Which Berlin train station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Berlin.

What train providers offer a service between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin?
When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
What are the first and last departure train times from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?
The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin leaves at 05: 14. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin leaves at 22: 52. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £27 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Berlin
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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