Berlin to Frankfurt

Berlin to Frankfurt

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Transportation from Berlin to Frankfurt

How to get from Berlin to Frankfurt

Travelling between Berlin and Frankfurt is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 374.34 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 16.98.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 28 hours to travel between Berlin and Frankfurt depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Berlin and Frankfurt. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 3h 5m to reach Frankfurt.

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

Travelling between Berlin and Frankfurt can be as cheap as EUR 16.98 if you opt for a FlixBus bus and as expensive as EUR 374.34 if you buy a Lufthansa flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

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

  • 38 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 00:21 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 21:28 Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  • 15 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 02:10 Berlin Schonefeld Airport until 23:50 Berlin Central Bus Station
  • 8 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 06:30 Berlin Brandenburg Airport until 19:45 Berlin Brandenburg Airport
  • 0 by Bus+Train from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 19:00 Frankfurt Airport until 19:00 Frankfurt Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Berlin to Frankfurt.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Berlin to Frankfurt, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 44.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Berlin and Frankfurt

Lufthansa, Ryanair


Travelling from Berlin to Frankfurt overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Berlin and Frankfurt

Blablabus, FlixBus, Local Carrier


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Berlin to Frankfurt?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus