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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

230 zł - 330 zł

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw 573.8 km

100 zł

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Warsaw N1326 / ...

159 zł - 535 zł

Bus via Schönefeld  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Warszawa Centralna

121 zł - 171 zł

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central 575.8 km

290 zł - 420 zł

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BER - WAW

197 zł - 1 027 zł

Train to Zielona Gora, fly  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Zbaszynek
  2. Fly from Zielona Gora (IEG) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) IEG - WAW

254 zł - 1 952 zł

Train to Poznan, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
  2. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) POZ - WAW

235 zł - 889 zł

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Warszawa Central is around 6h 8m and covers a distance of around 562 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 56m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Warszawa Centralna. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 8m
Fastest train time:
5h 56m
Train distance:
562 km
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
230 zł
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:43
Last train departs at:
17:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Poland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey and United States
  • COVID-19 testing required within 2 hours from entering the country
This applies to arrivals from Turkey

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

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 Poland 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 Warszawa Central is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Warszawa Central is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Warszawa Central is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central is to rideshare which costs €22 and takes 7h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central is to fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €230 and takes 4h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Warszawa Central is 519 km. The road distance is 575.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central without a car is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs €50 - €75.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna takes 5h 55m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs €50 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €120 and takes 8h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €230 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central.
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  • Distance: 519 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Warszawa Central, Poland?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna 4 times a day. Tickets cost 230 zł - 330 zł and the journey takes 5h 55m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Warsaw every 4 hours. Tickets cost 120 zł - 160 zł and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Zielona Gora to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110 zł - 200 zł
Flights from Poznan to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 zł - 550 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 100 zł
Train operators
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 Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
230 zł - 330 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Zbaszynek
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100 zł - 140 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120 zł - 180 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120 zł - 160 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85 zł - 120 zł
Schedules at
vt.by
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 zł
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central is 576 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa Central.

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Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Warszawa Central. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Warszawa Central. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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