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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stockholm (ARN) BER - ARN

678 kr - 2262 kr

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Night train  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 300

550 kr - 700 kr

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) BER - BMA

1194 kr - 3448 kr

Train to Hamburg, fly to Stockholm  •  6h 16m

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

1051 kr - 2784 kr

Train  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

550 kr - 700 kr

Bus  •  20h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station Bucuresti - Stockholm

993 kr - 1258 kr

Drive  •  13h 23m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station 1382.8 km

1600 kr - 2500 kr

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Stockholm Central Station is around 19h 18m and covers a distance of around 1257 km. The fastest train normally takes 19h 18m. Operated by Snälltåget, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Stockholm Centralstation. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
19h 18m
Fastest train time:
19h 18m
Train distance:
1257 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
550 kr
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
19:02
Last train departs at:
19:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station train schedules

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International entry into Sweden from Germany

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Sweden, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Sweden

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sweden from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Stockholm Central Station is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stockholm Central Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stockholm Central Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station is to night train which costs €55 - €70 and takes 19h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station is to fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 4h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation station. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 18m.

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It is 811 km from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station. It is approximately 1382.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station without a car is to train which takes 19h 18m and costs €55 - €70.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station train services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs €65 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 19h 18m, you could also bus, which costs €95 - €130 and takes 20h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station train services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station.
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  • Distance: 810.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Stockholm Central Station, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and three other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station 4 times a day. Alternatively, Snälltåget operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation 4 times a week. Tickets cost 550 kr - 700 kr and the journey takes 19h 18m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 3700 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 3700 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
400 kr - 1500 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3600 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240 kr - 2700 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
420 kr - 2300 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2500 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3300 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 4100 kr
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
550 kr - 750 kr
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 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Czech Railways (ČD)
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
650 kr - 900 kr
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 420 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
19h 18m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
19h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
950 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station is 1383 km. It takes approximately 13h 23m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Central Station.

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Stockholm Central Station. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK 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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