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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof S9 / ...

1€ - 45€

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Line 142 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof 142 / ...

2€ - 3€

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery 8 km

17€ - 21€

Walk  •  1h 11m

  1. Walk from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery 5.9 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery is to train, which costs 1€ - 45€ and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery is to taxi which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at S Ostbahnhof. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at S Ostbahnhof. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Berlin, East Side Gallery is 5 km.

The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 45€.

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The train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery bus services, operated by BVG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery is to train which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus, which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 37 min.

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  • Distance: 5.1 km
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Berlin, East Side Gallery, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof every 5 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 10 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Berlin Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
BVG
Other operators
Taxi from Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at S Ostbahnhof station.

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Berlin Central Station to Berlin, East Side Gallery train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S Ostbahnhof station.

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