Duration 2h 41m
Distance 245.5 km
Average price 67€
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Jena takes 2h 41m and the fastest train takes 2h 24m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin 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.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Halle(Saale)Hbf
  3. Jena Paradies
2h 46m
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53€ - 77€

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Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Jena? 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 Jena. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Jena Paradies via Halle(Saale)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Berlin and Jena is 217 km. The road distance is 245.5 km.

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

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Berlin to Jena train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Jena Paradies station.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Jena. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Jena?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Jena via Halle(Saale)Hbf in around 2h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB to Jena every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 21€ and the journey takes 3h 10m. Deinbus also services this route twice daily.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Other operators
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price

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