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There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Belsen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Uelzen Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Uelzen to Celle Ice / ...

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Bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Celle central bus station 164

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Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Belsen 295.5 km

Berlin to Belsen by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin and Belsen is around 6h 16m and covers a distance of around 293 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 17m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, metronom and others, the Berlin to Belsen service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Belsen Dorf. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 7m
Layover time:
3h 9m
Total time:
6h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 17m
Journey distance:
293 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:01
Last service departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Belsen train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Belsen is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 6h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Belsen is to drive which takes 2h 59m and costs €30 - €50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Belsen. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Belsen Dorf via Celle Bahnhof and Bergen Bahnhofstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Berlin and Belsen is 236 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Belsen without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Berlin to Belsen, including transfers.

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Berlin to Belsen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Belsen is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs €50 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €20 and takes 6h 57m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Belsen is 295 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Berlin to Belsen.

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  • Distance: 236.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Belsen, Lower Saxony, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Belsen via Uelzen, Celle, Celle Bahnhof, and Bergen Bahnhofstraße in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Celle central bus station 6 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 15m. FlixBus-de also services this route 6 times a week.

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 Uelzen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Uelzen to Celle
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Uelzen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Uelzen to Celle Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Uelzen to Celle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
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 Uelzen to Celle
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Uelzen to Celle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
HVV
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Celle central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Celle Bahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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