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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Steenwijk

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Groningen
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation

6 alternative options

Train via Almelo

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Almelo
  2. Take the train from Almelo to Zwolle

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Steenwijk

Fly to Muenster, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Muenster (FMO)
  2. Take the train from Ibbenbüren, Bahnhof to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Steenwijk

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Steenwijk

Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin Central Station and Giethoorn is around 8h 42m and covers a distance of around 587 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 47m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 28m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr AG, Blauwnet and others, the Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Giethoorn, Kerkweg. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 54m
Layover time:
2h 47m
Total time:
8h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 28m
Journey distance:
587 km
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:34
Last service departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn is to bus which costs €35 - €60 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 5h 34m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Giethoorn is 492 km. The road distance is 599.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn without a car is to train which takes 7h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn is to train which takes 7h 23m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn is 600 km. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn.
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  • Distance: 492.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn via Hengelo, Zwolle, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 7h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Central Station to Giethoorn via Groningen, Groningen, Hoofdstation, Heerenveen, Busstation, Heerenveen, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 11h 13m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
AIS Airlines
Website
aisairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €300
Train operators
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 Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Almelo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Train from Almelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Blauwnet
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Zwolle to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Ibbenbüren, Bahnhof to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Eurobahn
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Train Station to Groningen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
arriva.nl

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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