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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg-Altona to Itzehoe

4 alternative options

Night train

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Dammtor

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air

Fly to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe

Fly to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Wacken Open Air is around 5h 56m and covers a distance of around 374 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 53m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 1m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Wacken Open Air. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 3m
Layover time:
1h 53m
Total time:
5h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 1m
Journey distance:
374 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:03
Last service departs at:
23:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air is to bus which costs €16 - €23 and takes 8h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air is to drive which takes 3h 26m and costs €40 - €60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Wacken Open Air. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Gribbohm Post via Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, Hamburg-Altona and Itzehoe Viktoriastraße/Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Wacken Open Air is 315 km. The road distance is 358 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs €40 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs €40 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €23 and takes 8h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air bus services, operated by HVV, arrive at Itzehoe station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air.
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  • Distance: 314.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Wacken Open Air, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air via Hamburg Dammtor, Itzehoe, Itzehoe Viktoriastraße/Bahnhof, and Gribbohm Post in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air via Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, Bf. Altona, Hamburg-Altona, Itzehoe, Itzehoe Viktoriastraße/Bahnhof, and Gribbohm Post in around 8h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €2100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
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 Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
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 Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
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 Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
HVV
Nordbahn
Phone
(040) 303 977-333
Email
moin@nordbahn.de
Website
nordbahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Nordbahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Nordbahn
Nordbahn Eisenbahngesellschaft
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
metronom
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Hamburg-Altona to Itzehoe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
HVV

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air is 358 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Wacken Open Air.

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Scandinavian Airlines, DAT Danish Air Transport, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Wacken Open Air. Prices start at €87 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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