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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris CDG (CDG) BER - CDG

€63 - €206

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Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Paris N1320

€55 - €68

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Fly to Nice  •  2h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Nice (NCE) BER - NCE

€57 - €214

Fly to Paris Orly  •  2h 30m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris Orly (ORY) BER - ORY

€59 - €182

Fly to Basel, train  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg

€81 - €228

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg

€93 - €200

Train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

€190 - €330

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Paris 1051.4 km

€110 - €170

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France by train and subway

The journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and France is around 11h 18m and covers a distance of around 1192 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 34m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Cité. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 18m
Fastest journey time:
9h 34m
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€194
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:14
Last service departs at:
20:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France train and subway schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in France is 800 130 000.

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

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Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France is to bus which costs €55 - €70 and takes 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France is to fly which costs €60 - €210 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Cité via Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Gare de l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and France is 1054 km. The road distance is 1051.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France without a car is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs €190 - €330.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France, including transfers.

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France 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 France is to fly which takes 2h 29m and costs €60 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €190 - €330 and takes 10h 22m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 18h.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France.
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  • Distance: 1053.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

Air France, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Paris via Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris l'Est, and Gare de l'Est in around 10h 22m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €400
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
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 Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
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 Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
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 Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France is 1051 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to France.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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