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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf Ic / ...

€32 - €83

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Rostock 222.8 km

€8 - €16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Rostock central bus station 147 / ...

€18 - €22

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz to Rostock 225.2 km

€24 - €35

Alexanderplatz to Rostock by walk and train

The journey time between Alexanderplatz and Rostock is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 220 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 4m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Alexanderplatz to Rostock service departs from Alexanderplatz and arrives in Rostock Hbf. Typically 126 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 30m
Fastest journey time:
2h 4m
Services per week:
126
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:27
Last service departs at:
22:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz to Rostock walk and train schedules

Alexanderplatz → Rostock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rostock is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Rostock is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock is to rideshare which costs €8 - €16 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexanderplatz to Rostock station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Rostock central bus station via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alexanderplatz to Rostock. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Rostock Hbf via Berlin Gesundbrunnen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Rostock is 194 km. The road distance is 225.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock without a car is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock, including transfers.

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

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Alexanderplatz to Rostock train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €22 and takes 4h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz to Rostock.
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  • Distance: 193.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €55 - €80 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Rostock central bus station 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Rostock, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 central bus station to Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Rostock
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Alexanderplatz to Rostock train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Rostock Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz to Rostock is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Alexanderplatz to Rostock.

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

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