Frankfurt to Berlin

Frankfurt to Berlin

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Transportation from Frankfurt to Berlin

How to get from Frankfurt to Berlin

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 376.91 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 9.95.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 22 hours to travel between Frankfurt and Berlin depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Frankfurt and Berlin. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 21h 5m to reach Berlin.

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

Travelling between Frankfurt and Berlin can be as cheap as EUR 9.95 if you opt for a FlixBus bus and as expensive as EUR 376.91 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 Frankfurt and Berlin ?

  • 39 from Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 00:52 Frankfurt am Main Central until 23:14 Frankfurt am Main Central
  • 17 from Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 00:05 Frankfurt Airport until 23:59 Frankfurt Central Bus Station
  • 8 from Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 06:45 Frankfurt Airport until 21:15 Frankfurt Airport
  • 0 by Bus+Train from Frankfurt to Berlin starting from 00:05 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 01:40 Berlin Hauptbahnhof

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

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Frankfurt to Berlin, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 76.67.

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 Frankfurt and Berlin



Travelling from Frankfurt to Berlin 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 Frankfurt and Berlin

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 Frankfurt to Berlin?

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