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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 17m

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

€95 - €129

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Train via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Süd station to Berlin central station Flx10

€30 - €37

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Bus  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Berlin Airport BER N13

€34 - €43

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station 537.2 km

€55 - €90

Fly Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) FRA - BER
  2. Take the train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Heidelberger Platz

€32 - €156

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CGN - BER

€70 - €275

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) STR - BER

€81 - €300

Fly Frankfurt to Leipzig, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

€102 - €332

Fly Frankfurt to Dresden, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz

€83 - €291

Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 538 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 56m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and S-Bahn Berlin, the Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in S+U Heidelberger Platz. Typically 102 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 36m
Fastest train time:
3h 56m
Train distance:
538 km
Trains per week:
102
Cheapest price:
€95
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:49
Last train departs at:
19:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station train schedules

Departing Friday, August 6, 2021

Frankfurt am Main → Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is 116 117.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is to train via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof which costs €29 - €40 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is to fly and train which costs €30 - €160 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at S+U Heidelberger Platz via S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is 415 km. The road distance is 537.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs €95 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station 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 am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs €95 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 7h 56m.

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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 am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station.
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  • Distance: 415.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz hourly. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt central train station to Berlin Airport BER once daily. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €4300
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €4300
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 Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt Süd station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Heidelberger Platz
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Halle to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €10
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€11 - €14
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station is 537 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Berlin Heidelberger Platz Station.

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