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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  6 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf S9 / ...

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 142 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz 142

€2 - €3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin 3.8 km

€10 - €12

Walk  •  44 min

  1. Walk from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin 3.7 km

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Museum Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Museum Island is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Museum Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Museum Island is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island is to train, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island is to train which costs €1 - €3 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Museum Island is 2 km.

The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island without a car is to train which takes 6 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island is to train which takes 6 min and costs €1 - €3. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus, which costs €2 - €3 and takes 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island.
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  • Distance: 1.8 km
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Museum Island, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 6 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Other operators
Taxi from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Museum Island train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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