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There are 3 ways to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Cottbus Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Zagan Ire

121 zł - 201 zł

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Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa 1361

112 zł - 139 zł

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań 205.4 km

100 zł - 150 zł

Alexanderplatz station to Żagań by train

The train journey time between Alexanderplatz station and Żagań is around 3h 3m and covers a distance of around 191 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 52m. Operated by ODEG and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Alexanderplatz station to Żagań train service departs from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arrives in Zagan. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 3m
Fastest train time:
2h 52m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
121 zł
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:43
Last train departs at:
13:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz station to Żagań train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Żagań is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Żagań is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Żagań is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

Yes, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań is to drive, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań. However, there are services departing from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Zagan via Cottbus Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz station and Żagań is 164 km. The road distance is 205.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs €26 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań, including transfers.

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Alexanderplatz station to Żagań train services, operated by ODEG, depart from Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs €26 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 4h 22m.

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Alexanderplatz station to Żagań train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Zagan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz station to Żagań is 205 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań.
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  • Distance: 164.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz station, Germany and Żagań, Poland?

You can take a train from Alexanderplatz station to Żagań via Cottbus Hbf in around 3h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa 4 times a week. Tickets cost 50 zł - 65 zł and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Cottbus Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85 zł - 130 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Cottbus Hbf to Zagan
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55 zł - 80 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50 zł - 65 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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