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Journey Information

Berlin to Frankfurt bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.09
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day11
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Berlin to Frankfurt?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Berlin to Frankfurt. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $29.34 was the low point for bus fares from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main. Buses from Frankfurt to Berlin are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $29.34 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 263 miles (424 kilometers) from Berlin, BE to Frankfurt am Main, HE. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Frankfurt at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Berlin?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Berlin to Frankfurt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Frankfurt every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Berlin to Frankfurt; ticket prices start at $28.06.

What bus companies travel from Berlin to Frankfurt?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Berlin, Berlin to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 9 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus98h 26m$30.81
Ouibus215h 43m$35.36

Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?

Berlin, Berlin has two bus stations with service to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Südkreuz
  • Zufahrt zum Flughafen Tegel
  • Alt-Tegel
  • Berlin Wannsee

Where does the bus arrive in Frankfurt?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Central Train Station

Price trends for buses from Berlin to Frankfurt

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10SepOct

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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