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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re2
  2. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zagan Ire

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Night train, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Zielona Gora Glowna Nj
  2. Take the train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Zagan R / ...

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa 1361 / ...

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Żagań 208.4 km

Berlin Central Station to Żagań by train

1 Weekly Trains
3h 35m Average Duration
126 zł Cheapest Price
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Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • There are no current restrictions
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Belarus and Russia
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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Rules to follow in Poland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Poland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Żagań is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Żagań is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Żagań is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, returning to Germany from Poland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań is to night train and train which costs €16 - €35 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Żagań. However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Zagan via Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Żagań is 167 km. The road distance is 208.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs €26 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Żagań train services, operated by ODEG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Żagań is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs €26 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €45 and takes 3h 51m.

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Berlin Central Station to Żagań train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Zagan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Żagań is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Żagań.

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  • Distance: 166.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Żagań, Poland?

You can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Żagań via Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof in around 3h 35m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa 4 times a day. Tickets cost 55 zł - 70 zł and the journey takes 2h 32m.

Train operators
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Zagan
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55 zł - 80 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Nightjet
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Zagan
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10 zł - 15 zł
Website
Polregio
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Zagan
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Ilowa
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55 zł - 70 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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