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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA

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Bus via Berlin - ZOB  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - ZOB to Frankfurt - Main bus station BlaBlaCar Bus

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Train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt 12 / ...

Train via Berlin Suedkreuz  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

Bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Frankfurt Airport N13

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt 577.8 km

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Darmstadt is around 5h 53m and covers a distance of around 621 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 10m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Darmstadt Hbf. Typically 135 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 7m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
5h 53m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 10m
Train distance:
621 km
Trains per week:
135
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
20:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt is to bus via Berlin - ZOB which costs €22 - €75 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt is to fly which costs €28 - €270 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Darmstadt Luisenplatz via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Darmstadt is 438 km. The road distance is 577.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt without a car is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt, including transfers.

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt is to fly which takes 2h 6m and costs €28 - €270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5h 43m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 8h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt.
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  • Distance: 437.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

Lufthansa and Luxair fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt every 4 hours. Alternatively, DB Fernverkehr AG operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt hourly, and the journey takes 4h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Berlin Suedkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
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 Suedkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - ZOB to Frankfurt - Main bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt Airport station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt is 578 km. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Darmstadt.

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Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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