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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Cannes by plane, train, car, bus or night train

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Nice (NCE) BER - NCE

78€ - 229€

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille, drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Marseille (MRS) BER - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Cannes

57€ - 235€

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Nice  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Nice (NCE) TXL - NCE

94€ - 358€

Train to Leipzig, fly to Nice  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Nice (NCE) LEJ - NCE

98€ - 395€

Train  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes Tgv / ...

261€ - 395€

Train via Basel  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Cannes Tgv

296€ - 410€

Bus  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan N95
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Cannes N508 / ...

65€ - 86€

Night train, train  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Basel Sbb Nj
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse to Cannes Tgv

485€ - 856€

Drive  •  12h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Cannes 1377.4 km

150€ - 220€

Berlin to Cannes by trains

The train journey time between Berlin and Cannes is around 22h 42m and covers a distance of around 1798 km. The fastest train normally takes 22h 40m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, TGV inOui and others, the Berlin to Cannes train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Cannes. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22h 42m
Fastest train time:
22h 40m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
261€
Carbon emissions:
94 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:28
Last train departs at:
09:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Cannes train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cannes is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Cannes is to bus which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Cannes is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Cannes via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Cannes via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 57m.

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The distance between Berlin and Cannes is 1104 km. The road distance is 1377.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 15h 57m and costs 260€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Berlin to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Cannes train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Cannes is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs 75€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 400€ and takes 15h 57m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 22h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1104.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Cannes, France?

easyJet, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Cannes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Cannes via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Marseille St Charles in around 15h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nice via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Cannes
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 150€
1st Class
150€ - 180€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
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
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230€ - 420€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Cannes
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230€ - 410€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 central bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Milan to Cannes
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Berlin to Cannes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Cannes is 1377 km. It takes approximately 12h 45m to drive from Berlin to Cannes.

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KLM, Swiss, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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