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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...

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Rideshare  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Flensburg 426.8 km

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Bus via Hamburg  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Flensburg central train station 050 / ...

Bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Flensburg Bahnhof N150 / ...

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg 426.5 km

Fly, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hamburg (HAM) BER - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Flensburg is around 4h 55m and covers a distance of around 459 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 36m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Flixtrain and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Flensburg. Typically 115 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 27m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
4h 55m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 36m
Train distance:
459 km
Trains per week:
115
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:03
Last train departs at:
23:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, September 19, 2021

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Flensburg
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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 Flensburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Flensburg 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: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg is to rideshare which costs €22 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Flensburg station. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Flensburg central train station via Hamburg central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Flensburg via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Flensburg is 361 km. The road distance is 426.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs €40 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs €40 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus via Hamburg, which costs €21 - €28 and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg.
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  • Distance: 360.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg via Hamburg Hbf in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg via Hamburg and Hamburg central bus station in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €2100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
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 Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Bahn DE
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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 Hamburg central bus station to Flensburg central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Flensburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Flensburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Flensburg
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Flensburg central train station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Flensburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg is 427 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Flensburg.

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