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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) BER - SVO

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Bus  •  31h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow Central Bus Station 909002/909004

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) BER - DME

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) BER - VKO

Train to Hamburg, fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) HAM - SVO

Train, bus  •  30h 51m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Gdansk Glowny Ec
  2. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia

Train  •  33h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec
  2. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja 022/405

Drive  •  19h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow 1828.3 km

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Moscow is around 2 days 19h and covers a distance of around 2008 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36h 46m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 19h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Kaliningrad Avtovokzal and Russian Railways (РЖД), the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Moskva Belorusskaia. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
30h 30m
Layover time:
36h 46m
Total time:
2 days 19h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 19h
Journey distance:
2008 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
RUB 13446
Carbon emissions:
117 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 Moscow train and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Moscow is 8-800-2000-112.

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The social distance requirement in Moscow is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow is to bus, which costs €65 - €140 and takes 31h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow is to fly which costs €85 - €1100 and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Teatralnaya via Praga and Belorusskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 49m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Moscow is 1611 km. The road distance is 1828.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 51m and costs €160 - €250.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow is to fly which takes 6h 18m and costs €85 - €1100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €140 and takes 31h 11m, you could also train, which costs €180 - €270 and takes 33h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Moscow is 1h ahead of Berlin Hauptbahnhof. It is currently 4:49 PM in Berlin Hauptbahnhof and 5:49 PM in Moscow.

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  • Distance: 1610.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Moscow via S Südkreuz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Schönefeld, Minsk Central bus station, Moscow Central Bus Station, and Shchyolkovskaya in around 31h 11m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 38000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 38000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 20000
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 32000
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 34000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 41000
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 35000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 45000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 45000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 25000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 25000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 36000
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 33000
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 44000
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 26000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 48000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 31000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 70000
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 18000 - RUB 80000
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 4000 - RUB 17000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 37000
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
RUB 4400 - RUB 6500
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 2400 - RUB 3400
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 4300 - RUB 6000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 3000 - RUB 4200
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 1600
Website
Flixtrain
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
RUB 5000 - RUB 7500
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
RUB 7500 - RUB 9000
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Urlaubs-Express
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 13000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 18000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 15300
1 class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 23800
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 600 - RUB 1500
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2600 - RUB 3700
Schedules at
vt.by

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