Frankfurt to Berlin

Frankfurt to Berlin

  Sep 25, 2021, 43 trips (16 – 0)

Other Options



7h First: 0:05 Last: 23:59

From 16


3h 51m First: 0:52 Last: 20:16

From 149


1h 10m Deps: 9:00, 19:25

From 183

Buses and Trains

7h 55m Deps: 0:05, 1:40, 11:55

From 22

Frankfurt to Berlin Schedule

Frankfurt to Berlin Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
CD 2nd Class Seat 00:52 - 07:38€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 02:49 - 07:57€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 06:14 - 10:29€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 08:14 - 12:29€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 10:14 - 14:29€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 12:14 - 16:29€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 14:14 - 18:31€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 16:13 - 20:29€ 149.35
CD 2nd Class Seat 18:14 - 22:30€ 149.35
FlixBus Economy 23:55 - 10:10€ 33.98
Local Carrier Standard AC 23:59 - 08:20€ 16.49

Transportation from Frankfurt to Berlin

How to get from Frankfurt to Berlin

When you want to get from Frankfurt to Berlin, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EUR 370.26. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as EUR 10.04.

How far is Frankfurt from Berlin?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Frankfurt to Berlin. Your trip will be a total of 346 miles (556 km). The flying distance is 371 miles (596 km).

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt to Berlin?

The travel time from Frankfurt to Berlin can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 23 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Frankfurt to Berlin?

The cost of the trip from Frankfurt to Berlin varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Blablabus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as EUR 10.04 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as EUR 370.26.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Frankfurt to Berlin:

  • Bus tickets - EUR 10.00 to EUR 36.00;
  • Bus+Train price: EUR 23.00 - EUR 25.00. From Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 00:05 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 01:40 Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  • Plane tickets - EUR 142.00 to EUR 370.00;
  • Train tickets - EUR 149.00 to EUR 168.00;

How many trips per day are there between Frankfurt and Berlin?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:05 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • 1 by Bus+Train from Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 00:05 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 01:40 Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt to Berlin. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is EUR 142.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Frankfurt to Berlin
Lufthansa, TUI fly Germany


Taking a bus from Frankfurt to Berlin is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Frankfurt to Berlin

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Frankfurt to Berlin? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.