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There are 11 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

€130 - €190

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Bus  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Freiburg 015

€39 - €51

9 alternative options

Night train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Nj

€65 - €90

Train, night train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  2. Take the night train from Brandenburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Nj

€72 - €102

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station 807.4 km

€85 - €130

Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€61 - €264

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€75 - €404

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€64 - €362

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€103 - €353

Fly to Munich, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
  3. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€150 - €409

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€141 - €349

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Freiburg Central Station is around 7h 3m and covers a distance of around 827 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 46m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf. Typically 40 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 3m
Fastest train time:
6h 46m
Train distance:
827 km
Trains per week:
40
Cheapest price:
€130
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:14
Last train departs at:
16:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station train schedules

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Freiburg Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station is to bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station is to fly and train which costs €60 - €370 and takes 5h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Freiburg Central Station is 638 km. The road distance is 807.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €130 - €190.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf takes 6h 30m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station 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 Freiburg Central Station is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €130 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station.
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  • Distance: 638.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf every 3 hours. Tickets cost €130 - €190 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Freiburg 5 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Brandenburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Nightjet
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 S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€40 - €60
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 central bus station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station is 807 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Freiburg Central Station.

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