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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...

€58 - €186

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Bus, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Leipzig central train station N13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...

€45 - €129

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Train via Dessau  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof Re7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dessau Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Gotha

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha 332 km

€35 - €55

Fly, train  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Gotha

€78 - €272

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Gotha is around 3h 30m and covers a distance of around 330 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Gotha. Typically 127 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 30m
Fastest train time:
2h 42m
Trains per week:
127
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:17
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Gotha
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Gotha via Berlin Suedkreuz and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Gotha is 249 km. The road distance is 332 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs €55 - €190.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha, including transfers.

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

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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 Gotha train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Erfurt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha is 332 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gotha.

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  • Distance: 249.4 km
  • Duration: 3h

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €50 - €75 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Gotha
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
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 Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dessau Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Gotha
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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