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Train via Cottbus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Cottbus Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Krzewina Zgorzelecka Re

€31 - €89

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Oberoderwitz Re

Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Zittau station 239

€67 - €128

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut 281.9 km

€30 - €45

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Herrnhut
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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut is to drive, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Herrnhut is 193 km. The road distance is 281.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut is to train via Cottbus which takes 4h 14m and costs €30 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €130 and takes 6h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut is 282 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Herrnhut. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 192.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Herrnhut via Cottbus Hbf and Krzewina Zgorzelecka in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Zittau station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Train operators
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 Cottbus Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €28
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 Cottbus Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Die Länderbahn
Website
vogtlandbahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Oberoderwitz
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vogtlandbahn.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 Zittau station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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