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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf

€60 - €235

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Bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Essen central train station N1320

€28 - €78

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Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf

€59 - €357

Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...

€29 - €220

Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf Rb14 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Bochum Hbf Ice / ...

€85 - €134

Train via Dortmund central bus station  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central bus station Flx30

€31 - €42

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke 520.6 km

€55 - €85

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Arena AufSchalke is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 532 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 7m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Arena AufSchalke. Typically 150 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 33m
Fastest journey time:
5h 7m
Services per week:
150
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:14
Last service departs at:
23:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke train, tram and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Arena AufSchalke
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke is to train via Dortmund central bus station which costs €30 - €45 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke is to fly and train which costs €60 - €240 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Gelsenkirchen VELTINS-Arena via Berlin Hbf, Dortmund Hbf and Gelsenkirchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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It is 450 km from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke. It is approximately 520.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke without a car is to train via Dortmund Hbf which takes 5h 29m and costs €29 - €220.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke is to train via Dortmund Hbf which takes 5h 29m and costs €29 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €80 and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Arena AufSchalke.
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  • Distance: 450 km
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Arena AufSchalke, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €80 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 22m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Airport BER to Essen central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Eurobahn
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Airport BER to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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