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traveling from Berlin to Frankfurt by train

Cheapest price$11.36
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day40
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Berlin to Frankfurt?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Berlin to Frankfurt is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Berlin to Frankfurt were $29.66. By booking 12 days out, tickets are on average $17.15 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Berlin to Frankfurt by train is at 3:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 AM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Berlin to Frankfurt?

On average there are 40 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Berlin to Frankfurt, with an average of 82 trips per day and 441 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Berlin to Frankfurt. Of the 40 trips there are 13 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Berlin start at $11.30.

train lines that run from Berlin to Frankfurt

FlixTrain

FlixTrain operates, on average, 7 train schedule(s) from Berlin to Frankfurt. The average FlixTrain ticket to Frankfurt costs $32.91. Cheap FlixTrain tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $11.30. In Berlin, FlixTrain departs from Berlin Hbf (tief) and 6 other stations. In Frankfurt, FlixTrain arrives at Frankfurt Süd Station and no other station.

An average trip on FlixTrain from Berlin to Frankfurt takes 4 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available FlixTrain trip will get you to Frankfurt in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, FlixTrain offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.04 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

FlixTrain
FlixTrain
Air conditioning
Attendant
Restroom
Movies
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 49m
Avg. Price
$32.91

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn operates, on average, 82 train schedule(s) from Berlin to Frankfurt. The average Deutsche Bahn ticket to Frankfurt costs $102.96. Cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $33.92. In Berlin, Deutsche Bahn departs from Berlin Hbf (tief) and 3 other stations. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke and 4 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Frankfurt takes 5 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Frankfurt in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 70 trips per day and you could expect to pay $115.22 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn
Power outlet
Avg. Time
5h 13m
Avg. Price
$102.96

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express operates, on average, 35 train schedule(s) from Berlin to Frankfurt. The average DB Intercity-Express ticket to Frankfurt costs $99.90. Cheap DB Intercity-Express tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $22.75. In Berlin, DB Intercity-Express departs from Berlin Hbf (tief) and 1 other station. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Central Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Berlin to Frankfurt takes 4 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Frankfurt in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity-Express offers 33 trips per day and you could expect to pay $111.65 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

DB Intercity-Express
DB Intercity-Express
Beverage
Meal
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 22m
Avg. Price
$99.90

DB Intercity

DB Intercity operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Berlin to Frankfurt. The average DB Intercity ticket to Frankfurt costs $84.94. Cheap DB Intercity tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $67.96. In Berlin, DB Intercity departs from Berlin Hbf (tief) and 1 other station. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity arrives at Central Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Berlin to Frankfurt takes 5 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Frankfurt in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $86.49 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

DB Intercity
DB Intercity
Beverage
Meal
Power outlet
Avg. Time
5h 39m
Avg. Price
$84.94

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 10 stations that have train departures from Berlin. Most train trips to Frankfurt will depart from Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Hbf, Berlin-Lichtenberg, Berlin Zoologischer Garten, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostkreuz, Berlin-Spandau, Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Hbf (S-Bahn).
  • Berlin Hbf (tief)
  • Berlin Hbf
  • Berlin-Lichtenberg
  • Berlin Zoologischer Garten
  • Berlin Ostbahnhof
  • Berlin Ostkreuz
  • Berlin-Spandau
  • Berlin Südkreuz
  • Berlin Gesundbrunnen
  • Berlin Hbf (S-Bahn)
Train trips arrive in Frankfurt at 6 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Central Train Station, Frankfurt Süd Station, Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke, Frankfurt-Zeilsheim, Frankfurt-Sindlingen, Central Train Station are the main train stations in Frankfurt for trips arriving from Berlin.
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt Süd Station
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Central Train Station