Duration 2h 28m
Distance 228.5 km
Average price 59€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Altenburg takes 2h 28m and the fastest train takes 2h 19m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin to Altenburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Leipzig Hbf
  3. Altenburg
2h 10m
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48€ - 68€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Altenburg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Altenburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Altenburg via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Berlin and Altenburg is 184 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

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Berlin to Altenburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Altenburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Altenburg station.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Altenburg. Prices start at 40€ per night.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Altenburg?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Altenburg via Leipzig Hbf in around 2h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Altenburg via Leipzig, Leipzig central station and Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite in around 5h 12m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

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