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 Frankfurt am Main to Berlin will cost around £ 127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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4 h 9 m
4 h 54 m
Trains per day
Of the 38 train that leave Frankfurt am Main for Berlin every day 22 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 4 h 54 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 9 m .
The slowest train will take 7 h 20 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 13 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£17|
|Trains depart from:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Trains arrive in:||Berlin|
|Train Companies:||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
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.