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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Fribourg by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bern

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Basel SBB
  2. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Bern

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zuerich Hb
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Fribourg

Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

Fly to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg

Fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

Fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

Berlin to Fribourg by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Fribourg is around 8h 55m and covers a distance of around 1030 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest train normally takes 8h 55m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), BLS AG and others, the Berlin to Fribourg train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Fribourg/Freiburg. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 47m
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
8h 55m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 55m
Train distance:
1030 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
SFr 196
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:30
Last train departs at:
12:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Fribourg train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Fribourg is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Fribourg is to fly and train which costs €50 - €190 and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout. via Basel SBB, Bern, Neufeld P+R and Bern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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The distance between Berlin and Fribourg is 779 km. The road distance is 989.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €170 - €260.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Berlin to Fribourg, including transfers.

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Berlin to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin to Fribourg 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 Fribourg is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €170 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 16h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 779 km
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Fribourg, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Bern 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 180 - SFr 250 and the journey takes 8h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Fribourg via Basel SBB, Bern, Bern, Neufeld P+R, and Bern, Bahnhof in around 16h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 130
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 250
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
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
Train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 18
1st Class
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Website
Railjet
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
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.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Bern station.

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Berlin to Fribourg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Fribourg is 990 km. It takes approximately 8h 25m to drive from Berlin to Fribourg.

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Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel 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 - €9.

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