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Duration 3h 31m
Distance 246 km
Average price 90€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin Central Station and Jena takes 3h 31m and the fastest train takes 3h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin Central Station to Jena. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Halle (Saale)

  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Halle(Saale)Hbf
  3. Jena
2h 21m
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24€ - 128€

Berlin Central Station to Jena train times

Trains run hourly between Berlin Central Station and Jena. The earliest departure is at 05:06 in the morning, and the last departure from Berlin Central Station is at 17:05 which arrives into Jena at 20:44. All services require a transfer at HALLE(SAALE)HBF and take an average of 3h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Jena Paradies. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Jena is 216 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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Berlin Central Station to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin Central Station to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Jena Paradies station.

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What companies run services between Berlin Central Station and Jena?

You can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Jena via Halle(Saale)Hbf in around 2h 21m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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