Berlin to Frankfurt

Berlin to Frankfurt

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Berlin to Frankfurt Schedule

Berlin to Frankfurt Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Minivan 7pax Any time€ 1,213.31
FlixBus Economy 03:45 - 23:40€ 59.98
FlixBus Economy 05:35 - 19:30€ 59.98
CD 2nd Class Seat 07:26 - 11:52€ 215.62
CD 2nd Class Seat 09:26 - 13:52€ 215.62
FlixBus Economy 11:40 - 06:35€ 31.98
FlixBus Economy 12:05 - 14:30€ 42.98
FlixBus Economy 14:05 - 23:10€ 49
CD 2nd Class Seat 17:04 - 20:56€ 199.69
FlixBus Economy 19:25 - 06:35€ 34.98
FlixBus Economy 21:50 - 05:55€ 21.99
FlixBus Economy 22:15 - 23:40€ 42.98

Transportation from Berlin to Frankfurt

Facts about the transport from Berlin to Frankfurt

Cheapest Transport$29
Fastest Transport1h 10m
Earliest Departure5:04 AM
Latest Departure10:50 PM
Departures per day43
Distance559 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCD, Daytrip, FlixBus, Flixtrain, Lufthansa, Transferz

How to get from Berlin to Frankfurt

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 1,620.96 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 28.31.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 11 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. Bus+train does a much slower job and take about 10h 55m to reach Frankfurt.

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

Travelling between Berlin and Frankfurt can be as cheap as USD 28.31 if you opt for a FlixBus bus and as expensive as USD 1,620.96 if you buy a Transferz taxi 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 ?

  • 22 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 05:04 Berlin Main until 21:25 Berlin Main
  • 6 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 08:00 Berlin Central Bus Station until 22:50 Berlin Central Bus Station
  • 15 from Berlin to Frankfurt starting from 00:00 Berlin Central Train Station until 00:00 Berlin Central Train Station

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 USD 127.97.

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



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



Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Berlin and Frankfurt

Daytrip, Transferz


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