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Train via Donauwörth  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Donauwoerth Ice
  2. Take the train from Donauwoerth to Ulm Hbf Re

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Rideshare  •  8h

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Ulm 617.1 km

€31

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Train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...

€130 - €200

Night bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin central bus station to Ulm N45

€34 - €46

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf 619.4 km

€65 - €100

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf

€66 - €324

Fly to Munich, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf

€87 - €328

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf

€61 - €263

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Ulm Hbf
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf is to rideshare which costs €31 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf is to fly and train which costs €65 - €330 and takes 4h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Ulm Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Ulm Hbf is 518 km. The road distance is 619.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf without a car is to train via Donauwörth which takes 5h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf train services, operated by agilis, arrive at Ulm Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf is 619 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf.

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  • Distance: 517.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Ulm Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hbf via Donauwoerth in around 5h 49m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Berlin central bus station to Ulm 5 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
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 Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Donauwoerth to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
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 central bus station to Ulm
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Ulm
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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