Duration 2h 28m
Distance 326.4 km
Average price 76€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Gotha takes 2h 28m and the fastest train takes 2h 10m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin to Gotha. 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. Erfurt Hbf
2h 12m
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60€ - 89€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Gotha? 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 Gotha. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Gotha via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Berlin and Gotha is 256 km. The road distance is 326.4 km.

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

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Berlin to Gotha train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Erfurt Hbf station.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Gotha. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Gotha?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Gotha every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 1h 44m. Russian Railways (РЖД) also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB to Gotha once daily. Tickets cost 15€ - 26€ and the journey takes 5h 35m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 26€

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