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

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Fly, drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Innsbruck (INN) BER - INN
  2. Drive from Telfs Sagl Kreisverkehr to Zugspitze

83€ - 408€

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Munich-Pasing station Flx35
  2. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

71€ - 133€

4 alternative options

Train via Nuremberg  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

79€ - 301€

Bus  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station Berlin - Bus station > Nuremberg > Munich - Bus station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen station 040 / ...

85€ - 120€

Train  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

90€ - 336€

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze 700.9 km

75€ - 110€

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Zugspitze
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze is to night train and train which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 12h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze is to fly and drive which costs 80€ - 410€ and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Riffelriß via Berlin Suedkreuz, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Zugspitze is 579 km. The road distance is 700.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 8h 54m and costs 75€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze 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 Zugspitze is to train via Nuremberg which takes 8h 54m and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Innsbruck Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze.
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  • Distance: 578.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze via Berlin Suedkreuz, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 8h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze via Berlin - Central Bus Station, Munich central bus station, and Garmisch-Partenkirchen station in around 11h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Night train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Munich-Pasing station
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus operators
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 - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
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 central bus station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze is 701 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Zugspitze.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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