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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Rheine
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Papenburg(Ems)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB

Train via Hanover

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - ZOB to Bremen
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Esterwegen

Fly to Muenster, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Muenster (FMO)
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)

Fly to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)

Berlin to Esterwegen by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin and Esterwegen is around 10h 49m and covers a distance of around 557 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 26m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr AG, WestfalenBahn GmbH and others, the Berlin to Esterwegen service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Esterwegen, Busbahhof Poststr.. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 25m
Layover time:
5h 24m
Total time:
10h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 26m
Journey distance:
557 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:34
Last service departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Esterwegen train and bus schedules

Berlin → Esterwegen
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Esterwegen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Esterwegen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Esterwegen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Esterwegen is to bus and train which costs €30 - €80 and takes 10h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Esterwegen is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Berlin and Esterwegen is 392 km. The road distance is 486.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Esterwegen without a car is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs €100 - €180.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Berlin to Esterwegen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Esterwegen is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs €100 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €65 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Muenster Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Esterwegen is 487 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Berlin to Esterwegen.

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AIS Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Muenster Airport.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Esterwegen.
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  • Distance: 392.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Esterwegen via Rheine, Papenburg(Ems), and Papenburg, Bahnhof in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB once daily, and the journey takes 7h 30m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
AIS Airlines
Website
aisairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €300
Train operators
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 Rheine
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rheine, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Rheine to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
WestfalenBahn
Website
delfi.de
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Papenburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Rheine to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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 Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Bahn DE
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Berlin - ZOB to Leer
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Berlin - ZOB to Bremen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus

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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 - €9.

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