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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

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

38€ - 116€

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Leipzig central train station 065

16€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Train via Dessau  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof Re7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dessau Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Re13

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig 191.7 km

20€ - 30€

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Zoo Leipzig
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig is to bus which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Leipzig central train station via Berlin Südkreuz train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Berlin Suedkreuz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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It is 137 km from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig. It is approximately 191.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 35€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 35€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 137.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 1h 7m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Leipzig central train station twice daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 15m.

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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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
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 Südkreuz train station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig central train station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig is 192 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zoo Leipzig.

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