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There are 7 ways to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station by train, tram, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof S9 / ...

€1 - €3

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Tram  •  19 min

  1. Take the tram from Berlin, U Alexanderplatz [Tram] to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof M6 / ...

€2 - €3

Line 142 bus via Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 142

€2 - €3

Line 142 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Berlin, Mollstr./Otto-Braun-Str. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 142

€2 - €3

Night bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof N5 / ...

€2 - €3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station 4.8 km

€12 - €15

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station 3.6 km

Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station by walk and train

The journey time between Alexanderplatz and Berlin Central Station is around 6 min and covers a distance of around 3 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, BVG and others, the Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station service departs from Alexanderplatz and arrives in S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Typically 5223 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Services per week:
5223
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station walk and train schedules

Alexanderplatz → Berlin Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station is to train which costs €1 - €3 and takes 8 min.

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The fastest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs €12 - €15.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Berlin Central Station is 3 km.

The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station bus services, operated by BVG, depart from Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee station.

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Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station is to train which takes 8 min and costs €1 - €3. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus via Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee, which costs €2 - €3 and takes 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station.
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  • Distance: 3.1 km
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz, Germany and Berlin Central Station, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 6 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Tram from Berlin, U Alexanderplatz [Tram] to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from Berlin, Mollstr./Prenzlauer Allee to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Bus from Berlin, Mollstr./Otto-Braun-Str. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Night bus from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Night bus from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Berlin, Washingtonplatz/Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
DB Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Alexanderplatz to Berlin Central Station bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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