There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 16 min

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

$100 - $150

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Berlin 337.4 miles

$25 - $40

8 alternative options

Bus Deinbus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Berlin

$28 - $52

Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$33 - $80

Night bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N13

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin 341.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Frankfurt  •  2 h 45 min

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

$58 - $170

Train to Mannheim, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL

$166 - $641

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

$77 - $190

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$84 - $214

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 150€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin is 424 km. The road distance is 546 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) takes 4 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Berlin
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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