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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Schwerin Mitte

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Schwerin

4 alternative options

Train via S Oranienburg Bhf

  1. Take the train from S Oranienburg Bhf to Schwerin Hauptbahnhof

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alt-Tegel to Schwerin central train station

Night train

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Schwerin Mitte

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin

Berlin Central Station to Schwerin by train

The train journey time between Berlin Central Station and Schwerin is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 208 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 2m. Operated by ODEG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and DB Fernverkehr AG, the Berlin Central Station to Schwerin train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Schwerin Mitte. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
3h 2m
Fastest train time:
3h 2m
Train distance:
208 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€55
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:38
Last train departs at:
17:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Schwerin train schedules

Berlin Central Station → Schwerin
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schwerin is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Schwerin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin is to rideshare which costs €8 - €13 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin station. However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Schwerin central train station via U Wittenau and Berlin Alt-Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Schwerin Mitte. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Schwerin is 179 km. The road distance is 202.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs €25 - €80.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Schwerin Mitte takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin Central Station to Schwerin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Alt-Tegel station.

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Berlin Central Station to Schwerin train services, operated by ODEG, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs €25 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €21 and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin.
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  • Distance: 179.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

ODEG operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Schwerin Mitte every 2 hours. Tickets cost €25 - €40 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Alt-Tegel to Schwerin central train station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 30m. FlixBus-de also services this route 4 times a week.

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 Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Oranienburg to Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Schwerin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Oranienburg Bhf to Schwerin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Alt-Tegel to Schwerin central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from U Alt-Tegel to Schwerin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Schwerin
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin Central Station to Schwerin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Schwerin central train station.

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Berlin Central Station to Schwerin train services, operated by ODEG, arrive at Schwerin Mitte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Schwerin is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Schwerin.

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

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