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.
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3 h 52 m
4 h 37 m
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Of the 48 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Berlin every day 27 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h|
|Average train ticket price||£27 (€30)|
|Train frequency||21 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 20 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Nightjet|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin cover the 262 miles (423 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Nightjet. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct 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 (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn:
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
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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.
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.
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.
When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your journey in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Berlin Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Berlin most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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