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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny Ec

120 zł - 180 zł

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Poznan 273.2 km

40 zł - 50 zł

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS N1326 / ...

69 zł - 278 zł

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Poznań 274.9 km

130 zł - 200 zł

Berlin Central Station to Poznań by train

The train journey time between Berlin Central Station and Poznań is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 262 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 45m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Berlin Central Station to Poznań train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Poznan Glowny. Typically 40 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 47m
Fastest train time:
2h 45m
Train distance:
262 km
Trains per week:
40
Cheapest price:
120 zł
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:43
Last train departs at:
17:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Poznań train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Poland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey and United States
  • COVID-19 testing required within 2 hours from entering the country
This applies to arrivals from Turkey

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • 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 Poznań is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Poznań is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Poznań 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, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Poland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Poznań is to rideshare which costs €9 - €11 and takes 3h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Poznań is to drive which takes 2h 41m and costs €29 - €45.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Poznan Glowny. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Poznań is 242 km. The road distance is 274.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs €28 - €40.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny takes 2h 46m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Berlin Central Station to Poznań train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Poznań is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs €28 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €65 and takes 4h 35m.

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Berlin Central Station to Poznań train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Poznan Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Poznań is 275 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Poznań.

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  • Distance: 241.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny 3 times a day. Tickets cost 120 zł - 180 zł and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS every 4 hours. Tickets cost 65 zł - 85 zł and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 zł - 180 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 zł - 85 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Poznan
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40 zł - 50 zł
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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