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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin cover the 262 miles (423 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 1 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

You can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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.

  • Average Price: £24

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin:

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

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin 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 Frankfurt am Main to Berlin.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main cost?

You can find a cheap train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin for some dates and times for as low as £17  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Berlin train to cost on average £25  one way.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin via train?

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

How long is the train to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main?

While the time it takes to travel 262 miles (423 km) to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is on average 4 h 1 min.

When travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Berlin do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main, you can choose to depart from train stations like Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Your trip can end in train stations such as Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station located? Where is the Berlin train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 6.7 miles (10.8 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 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Frankfurt am Main to 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

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

Yes, there are 16 direct trains between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

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

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

The earliest train for this trip departs from Frankfurt am Main at 05: 14. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 20: 19. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Berlin from Frankfurt am Main for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £25 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Berlin
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Berlin.