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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bamberg

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Bamberg

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Bamberg, Bahnhof/Fernbus

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bamberg

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg

Fly to Nuremberg, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Nuremberg (NUE)
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg

Fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg

Berlin Central Station to Bamberg by train

98 Weekly Trains
2h 44m Average Duration
€70 Cheapest Price
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Berlin Central Station → Bamberg
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg is to rideshare, which costs €17 - €24 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg is to train which costs €70 - €110 and takes 2h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bamberg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Bamberg is 339 km. The road distance is 401.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €70 - €110.

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The train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bamberg takes 2h 44m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin Central Station to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €70 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin Central Station to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 338.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bamberg hourly. Tickets cost €70 - €110 and the journey takes 2h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Bamberg, Bahnhof/Fernbus twice daily. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €1400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€260 - €900
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€420 - €1000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Tuzla International
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €1200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €350
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 Hauptbahnhof to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Belgian Railways
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2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €29
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Bamberg, Bahnhof/Fernbus
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Bamberg is 401 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Bamberg.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and eight other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Central Station and Bamberg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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