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

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Fly

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin central bus station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt to S Südkreuz Bhf

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten by train and subway

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Berlin Zoologischer Garten is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 554 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 21m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Die Länderbahn and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrives in S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. Typically 134 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 28m
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
4h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 21m
Journey distance:
554 km
Services per week:
134
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:31
Last service departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, October 25, 2021

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The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten is to bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten is to fly which costs €30 - €280 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf via S Messe Nord/ICC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving at S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Berlin Zoologischer Garten is 429 km. The road distance is 547.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €95 - €180.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten is to fly which takes 2h 18m and costs €30 - €280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €95 - €180 and takes 4h 50m, you could also bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 8h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten.
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  • Distance: 429 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 13m. DB Fernverkehr also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from Frankfurt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Berlin - ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten is 548 km. It takes approximately 4h 34m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Berlin Zoologischer Garten.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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