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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad by train, car, bus, night bus or plane

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny Ec
  2. Take the train from Poznan Glowny to Korsze Ic
  3. Drive from Korsze to Kaliningrad

RUB 4051 - RUB 6130

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  15h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Elbląg, Dworzec Autobusowy N1385
  2. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 3323 - RUB 4863

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Tczew Ec
  2. Take the train from Tczew to Elblag Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 4947 - RUB 8292

Drive  •  7h 37m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad 720.4 km

RUB 6500 - RUB 10000

Fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Kaliningrad (KGD) BER - KGD

RUB 11333 - RUB 25182

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Kaliningrad is around 27h 18m and covers a distance of around 688 km. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 23m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, PKP Intercity, Polregio and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Kaliningrad Bus station. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 18m
Fastest journey time:
24h 23m
Journey distance:
688 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
RUB 5487
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:37
Last service departs at:
12:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad train and bus schedules

Germany → Russia
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Russia from Germany.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kaliningrad is 8-800-2000-112.

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

The social distance requirement in Kaliningrad is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Russia.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad is to night bus and bus which costs €35 - €60 and takes 15h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad is to drive. Taking this option will cost €80 - €120 and takes 7h 37m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Kaliningrad is 529 km. The road distance is 720.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 53m and costs €55 - €100.

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It takes approximately 10h 7m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kaliningrad Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad is 720 km. It takes approximately 7h 37m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad.

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LOT and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kaliningrad Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Kaliningrad. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad.
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  • Distance: 529.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 7m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Kaliningrad, Russia?

LOT and Aeroflot Russian Airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kaliningrad once daily.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kaliningrad via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 95000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kaliningrad via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 95000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kaliningrad via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 28000
Train operators
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 Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 2400 - RUB 3400
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Tczew
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 4300 - RUB 6000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Glowny to Korsze
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 950 - RUB 1800
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 950 - RUB 1200
1st Class
RUB 1300 - RUB 1800
Train from Tczew to Elblag
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 700 - RUB 1200
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 700 - RUB 850
1st Class
RUB 900 - RUB 1200
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Tczew to Elblag
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RUB 160 - RUB 230
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 450 - RUB 1200
Schedules at
avl39.ru
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
Night bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Elbląg, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 2700 - RUB 3300
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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