Travel within Germany is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Ballenstedt?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 240 bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Halle to Aschersleben Re4 / ...
  3. Take the line 240 bus from Aschersleben, Busbahnhof to Ballenstedt, Poststr. 240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Aschersleben, Busbahnhof 051

3 alternative options

Train via Magdeburg  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Quedlinburg Re11 / ...

Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Aschersleben Re

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt 234.5 km

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Ballenstedt is around 3h 45m and covers a distance of around 246 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Ballenstedt, Poststr.. Typically 84 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 40m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
3h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h
Journey distance:
246 km
Services per week:
84
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:27
Last service departs at:
19:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt is to bus which costs €14 - €130 and takes 5h 28m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt is to drive. Taking this option will cost €26 - €40 and takes 2h 10m.

More details

The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Ballenstedt is 171 km. The road distance is 234.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt without a car is to train and line 240 bus which takes 3h 39m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt is to train via Magdeburg which takes 4h 6m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €130 and takes 5h 28m.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt.

Get driving directions

There are 64+ hotels available in Ballenstedt. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 171.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Ballenstedt, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ballenstedt via Magdeburg Hbf, Quedlinburg, and Quedlinburg, Bahnhof in around 4h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Aschersleben, Busbahnhof 5 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

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 Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Aschersleben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Berlin Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Quedlinburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Aschersleben
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from Halle to Aschersleben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Quedlinburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
Harzer Verkehrsbetriebe
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Aschersleben, Busbahnhof to Ballenstedt, Poststr.
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Aschersleben, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €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

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.