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There are 12 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or car train

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Fly to London Stansted  •  2h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Stansted (STN) BER - STN

£22 - £211

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Heathrow (LHR) BER - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£63 - £223

Fly to London City, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London City (LCY) BER - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

£74 - £308

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Gatwick (LGW) BER - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

£67 - £216

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Luton (LTN) BER - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£80 - £288

Fly to Norwich, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Norwich (NWI) BER - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Cambridge

£84 - £244

Train via Cologne  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£165 - £606

Train  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£222 - £516

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cambridge Parkside

£53 - £67

Bus, train, car ferry  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
  2. Take the train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Alexander
  3. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  4. Take the train from Harwich International to Cambridge

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 16m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Cambridge

£169 - £281

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Cambridge

£237 - £285

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Cambridge is around 12h 14m and covers a distance of around 792 miles. The fastest train normally takes 11h 45m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Cambridge. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 14m
Fastest train time:
11h 45m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£225
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:59
Last train departs at:
07:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge train schedules

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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 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cambridge is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Cambridge is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into Germany from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge is to fly which costs €25 - €250 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge is to fly which costs €25 - €250 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Cambridge via Berlin Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Cambridge is 568 miles.

The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 12h 18m and costs €190 - €750.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge 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 Cambridge is to fly which takes 2h 43m and costs €25 - €250. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs €190 - €750 and takes 12h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 568.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge via Berlin Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and London Kings Cross in around 12h 18m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £80
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £80
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £80
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £80
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Norwich via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £330
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£35 - £50
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Harwich International to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Railways
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 Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£80 - £110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£110 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £200
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Alexander
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Airport BER to Lille
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Ferry operators
Stena Line
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge is 1h behind Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER). It is currently 5:17 AM in Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and 4:17 AM in Cambridge.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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