Trains from
Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin

Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time4h 49m
Trains per day23
Fare range€19-€149

First & last trains

First train departs at00:54
Last train departs at21:13

Fastest journey

Fastest route3h 52m


Origin StationFrankfurt (Main)
Destination StationBerlin

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

Frankfurt (Main)
5h 10m1 change
Frankfurt (Main)
3h 52mDirect
Frankfurt (Main)
3h 59mDirect
Frankfurt (Main)
5h 10mDirect
Frankfurt (Main)
5h 03m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin start at €56.29 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin is €19. To buy train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin is 4 hours and 49 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 52 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 44 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin departs at 00:54. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin departs at 21:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin without having to change trains. There are 23 direct trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Frankfurt (Main)?

By train, of course. See trains from Berlin to Frankfurt (Main).

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/06/2017 for travel on 14/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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