Trains Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin

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Trains Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin - Facts 
  • Distance: 424 km
  • Fastest route: 3 hours 46 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 47 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 21:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Deutsche Bahn (DB)
  • Fare range: €2 - €167 
  • From price: €2
Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin!

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Every day 47 trains run between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin. The distance is 424 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 3 hours 46 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €2 - €167.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn (DB), the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 21:02.

Train operators

Deutsche Bahn (DB)


Deutsche Bahn is the name of the national railways in Germany. The HQ is based in Frankfurt and the company is noted at the stock market. 

The high speed train of the Deutsche Bahn is the ICE International, one of the most convenient trains in Europe which run between all major cities in Germany. The ICE has also connections to all major cities in neighboring countries. 

Routes

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Frankfurt (Main)

Railway Station Frankfurt

Frankfurt(Main)Hbf is the main station of Frankfurt, located in the middle of the centre. From the main station it is easy to get by train to the airport of Frankfurt. At the station there are a lot of eateries and shops. In the station you can access the S-Bahn network to get around the city of Frankfurt.

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: - 
  • S Bahn: 9 minutes, every 2 minutes
  • Bus: -  
  • Taxi: yes

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Berlin

Railway Station Berlin  

Berlin Hbf is the main station of Berlin, located nearby the German parliament. Many sights can be reached by foot from the railway station or by the convenient S-bahn (kind of subway) that connects all major stations in Berlin. The station itself is a modern visual attraction and is built on terrain where the wall used to stand. Nearby the station are some new and fine hotels. 

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: Reichstag 5 minutes, Checkpoint Charlie 30 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Subway: S Bahn to all major sights 
  • Bus: yes, to all sights, check Berlin.de
  • Taxi: yes

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
The average travel time between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin is 3 hours 46 minutes. On average 47 trains per day run between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin. The first train is leaving Frankfurt (Main) at 00:02 and the last at 21:02. The prices for train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin start from €2.

How much does it cost to take the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
The train fares for tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin start from €2. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
On average 47 trains per day run between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin start from €2.

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
The average travel time between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin is 3 hours 46 minutes. Every day 47 runs between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Frankfurt (Main) from Berlin by train?
The distance between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin is 424 kilometers. The average travel time is 3 hours 46 minutes and there are approximately 47 trains per day running between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin. The first train leaves from Frankfurt (Main) at 00:02 and the last one at 21:02.

Which trains run from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin: Deutsche Bahn (DB). The average travel time is 3 hours 46 minutes, the distance is 424 kilometers and fares start from €2.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
Book your train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin start from €2.

Do prices go down for trains Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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