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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  11h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Gagarin (GSV) BER - GSV

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Bus via Minsk  •  44h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow, Salar'evo
  3. Take the bus from Moscow, Salar'evo to Saratov

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Train to Dresden, fly  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Gagarin (GSV) DRS - GSV

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Gagarin (GSV) HAM - GSV

Train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague Main station 060 / ...
  3. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
  4. Take the train from Moskva Paveleckaia to Saratov 1 Pass

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Kharkiv Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Kharkiv, Old Bus station to Belgorod Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Belgorod Bus station to Saratov 661

Drive  •  30h 30m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov 2641.4 km

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Gagarin (GSV) flights

The flight time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) and Gagarin (GSV) is around 11h 41m and covers a distance of around 2217 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 20m. Services are operated by Pobeda Airlines LLC, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and others. Typically 55 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 32m
Layover time:
6h 8m
Total time:
11h 41m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 20m
Flight distance:
2217 km
Flights per week:
55
Cheapest price:
RUB 4835
Carbon emissions:
449 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Gagarin (GSV) flight schedules

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Conditions of entry into Russia from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Russia

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Saratov is 8-800-2000-112.

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

The social distance requirement in Saratov 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: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov is to bus via Minsk which costs €60 - €140 and takes 44h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov is to fly which costs €65 - €300 and takes 11h 42m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Saratov is 2216 km. The road distance is 2641.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov without a car is to bus via Minsk which takes 44h 58m and costs €60 - €140.

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It takes approximately 11h 42m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov is to fly which takes 11h 42m and costs €65 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus via Minsk, which costs €60 - €140 and takes 44h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Gagarin Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 35m and has one stopover.

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Saratov is 2h ahead of Berlin Hauptbahnhof. It is currently 1:26 PM in Berlin Hauptbahnhof and 3:26 PM in Saratov.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov is 2641 km. It takes approximately 30h 30m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov.

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Scandinavian Airlines, SunExpress, Nordwind Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Gagarin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov.
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  • Distance: 2216.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 42m

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

Pobeda Airlines LLC, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saratov via Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2, Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Schönefeld, Minsk Central bus station, and Moscow, Salar'evo in around 44h 58m.

Airlines
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 4800 - RUB 21000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 24000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Pulkovo, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 37000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Frankfurt, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Munich, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 37000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Frankfurt, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 34000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Stockholm, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 38000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 36000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Frankfurt, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 42000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Amsterdam Schiphol, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 31000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 35000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Vienna, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 40000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Vienna, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 46000
Flights from Dresden to Gagarin via Frankfurt, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 55000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Vienna, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 47000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Frankfurt, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 50000
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Gagarin via Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 20000
Flights from Hamburg to Gagarin via Antalya
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 14000 - RUB 21000
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.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 Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 4400 - RUB 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 8000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 4400 - RUB 6500
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 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 2600
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 2500 - RUB 3600
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 2600
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
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 2200 - RUB 3400
Website
Railjet
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 2300 - RUB 3400
Website
Railjet
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 4600 - RUB 6500
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 1700
Website
Flixtrain
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 8000 - RUB 9500
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 19000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 15300
1 class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 23800
Train from Moskva Paveleckaia to Saratov 1 Pass
Ave. Duration
14h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 3300
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1800 - RUB 2600
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 2300 - RUB 3300
Bus operators
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2700 - RUB 3700
Schedules at
vt.by
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow, Salar'evo
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 1800
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow, Salar'evo to Saratov
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1400 - RUB 2100
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kharkiv, Old Bus station to Belgorod Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 260 - RUB 380
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow, Salar'evo
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Dresden central station to Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Kharkiv Central bus station
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 7856
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Saratov Bus Terminal
Phone
(8452) 24-62-02
Email
saravtovokzal@mail.ru
Website
avv64.ru
Bus from Belgorod Bus station to Saratov
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1600 - RUB 2100
Schedules at
avv64.ru

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