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There are 4 ways to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg Hbf Re / ...

€23 - €35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Magdeburg 153.3 km

€7 - €11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Berlin central bus station N13 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Magdeburg central bus station 1338 / ...

€14 - €17

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg 155.8 km

€16 - €25

Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg by walk and train

The journey time between Alexanderplatz and Magdeburg is around 1h 49m and covers a distance of around 146 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional and Abellio, the Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg service departs from Alexanderplatz and arrives in Magdeburg Hbf. Typically 146 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 49m
Fastest journey time:
1h 42m
Journey distance:
146 km
Services per week:
146
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:03
Last service departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg walk and train schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Alexanderplatz → Magdeburg
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Magdeburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Magdeburg is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg is to rideshare which costs €7 - €11 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg is to drive which costs €16 - €25 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Magdeburg central bus station via Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Magdeburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Magdeburg is 129 km. The road distance is 155.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs €23 - €35.

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The train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg Hbf takes 1h 48m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs €23 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €18 and takes 3h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg.
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  • Distance: 129.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz, Germany and Magdeburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €23 - €35 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Abellio also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg via Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin central bus station in around 3h 16m.

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 Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Magdeburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Magdeburg central bus station.

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Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Magdeburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Alexanderplatz to Magdeburg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alexanderplatz and Magdeburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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