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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL

$50 - $149

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$43 - $100

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

$110 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N13

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin 347 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin is to fly which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Berlin is 434 km. The road distance is 555.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 40€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 271.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin is 555 km. It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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