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

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Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bern Ice

SFr 190 - SFr 267

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Basel (BSL) SXF - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

SFr 81 - SFr 301

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Bus, train  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Luzern N42
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Fribourg/Freiburg 15

SFr 94 - SFr 143

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Fribourg 986.9 km

SFr 120 - SFr 190

Fly Berlin Tegel to Basel, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Basel (BSL) TXL - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

SFr 84 - SFr 256

Fly Berlin Tegel to Zurich, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Zurich (ZRH) TXL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg

SFr 93 - SFr 278

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva, train  •  6h 27m

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

SFr 85 - SFr 408

Fly Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Stuttgart (STR) TXL - STR
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg

SFr 163 - SFr 375

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TXL - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

SFr 102 - SFr 307

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Fribourg is to bus and train which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 17h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Fribourg is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 5h 56m.

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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 56m.

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The distance between Berlin and Fribourg is 779 km. The road distance is 986.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 8h 56m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 8h 56m to get from Berlin to Fribourg, including transfers.

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

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

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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 170 - SFr 240 and the journey takes 8h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 470
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 470
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 340 - SFr 470
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 340 - SFr 470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 220
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 280
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 280
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 180
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 490
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 170 - SFr 240
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
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 Luzern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - 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 50 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
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, Berlin central bus station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Fribourg is 987 km. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Berlin to Fribourg.

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Eurowings, KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Fribourg. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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