There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Bayreuth by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Erfurt Hbf  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf Re / ...

$107 - $190

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station 034 / ...

$21 - $39

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bahnhof Lichtenfels Ice 1517 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lichtenfels to Bayreuth Hbf Re / ...

$103 - $153

Rideshare  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Bayreuth 223.5 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bayreuth 222.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$47 - $187

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Bayreuth. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Bayreuth Hbf via Erfurt Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Bayreuth is 314 km. The road distance is 356 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bayreuth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Berlin to Bayreuth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bayreuth is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 9 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 Bayreuth train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bayreuth Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bayreuth is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Berlin to Bayreuth.

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

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  • Distance: 196 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Berlin to Bayreuth via Erfurt Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Bayreuth 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bahnhof Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lichtenfels to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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 Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Bayreuth
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There are 200+ hotels available in Bayreuth. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Bayreuth. 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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