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

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Fly to Manchester  •  2h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Manchester (MAN) BER - MAN

£24 - £201

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Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BER - LBA
  2. Take the train from New Pudsey to Manchester Victoria

£86 - £236

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Liverpool (LPL) BER - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly

£71 - £241

Train via Brussels  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£237 - £824

Train  •  15h 38m

  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 Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£270 - £724

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27h 45m

  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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

£57 - £71

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 58m

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

£191 - £319

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 31m

  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 Manchester

£260 - £325

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Manchester is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Manchester is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs €65 - €85 and takes 27h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester is to fly which costs €27 - €240 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Berlin Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Manchester is 663 miles.

The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 14h 5m and costs €270 - €1000.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester, including transfers.

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester 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 Manchester is to fly which takes 2h 27m and costs €27 - €240. Alternatively, you can train via Brussels, which costs €270 - €1000 and takes 14h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 662.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

Ryanair, easyJet and nine other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester via Berlin Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Liverpool via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Liverpool via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£11 - £130
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from New Pudsey to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £110
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
Thalys
Standard
£60 - £90
Comfort
£75 - £100
Premium
£90 - £130
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
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
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 Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester is 1h behind Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER). It is currently 8:33 AM in Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and 7:33 AM in Manchester.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Manchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Ryanair, KLM, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Manchester Airport.

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