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How much are train tickets from Frankfurt to Berlin?

Lowest Price$10.79
Fastest Train3h 54m
Trains Per Day65
Train Lines4
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Frankfurt-Berlin Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Berlin?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $18.35 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin. By booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $68.26 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Frankfurt to Berlin?

The distance between Frankfurt and Berlin is approximately 263 miles, or 424 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 54 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Frankfurt to Berlin are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Frankfurt at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Frankfurt to Berlin?

There are 65 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Berlin. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berlin to Frankfurt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Frankfurt to Berlin for $10.79.

What train services are there from Frankfurt to Berlin?

There are 4 train lines with service from Frankfurt to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 85 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express474h 37m$77.74
Deutsche Bahn855h 3m$78.79
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company96h 8m$74.52
FlixTrain44h 24m$19.39

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 9 stops and stations in Frankfurt where you can board the train:

  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt-Unterliederbach
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
  • Frankfurt Süd Station
  • Frankfurt-Höchst

Where is the train station in Berlin?

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Frankfurt will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Berlin:

  • Train Station (tief)
  • Train Station
  • Berlin Südkreuz

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