There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Bamberg by train, bus, night 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  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bamberg 705 / ...

$80 - $120

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Rideshare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Bamberg 252.2 miles

$21 - $28

6 alternative options

Train via Erfurt Hbf  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg Ice

$86 - $138

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bamberg, Bamberg train 289

$27 - $48

Night bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Bamberg, Bamberg train N121

$27 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bamberg 252.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Nuremberg (NUE) TXL - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg

$45 - $176

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg

$105 - $244

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train. This bus operates Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Bamberg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Bamberg is 340 km. The road distance is 404.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs .

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The train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bamberg takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bamberg is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Berlin to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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  • Distance: 212.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Bamberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Bamberg hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Bamberg once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bamberg is 405 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Berlin to Bamberg.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Bamberg. 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 to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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