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Recommended option

Train via Halle(Saale)Hbf  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Köthen Re / ...

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dessau Hbf Re / ...

$5 - $50

3 alternative options

Train BVG  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S Babelsberg S7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Potsdam Babelsberg to Dessau Hauptbahnhof Re7

$17 - $27

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Köthen 152

$13 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Köthen 96.7 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin to Köthen via Halle(Saale)Hbf in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Köthen 4 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Köthen
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dessau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Potsdam Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Train from Potsdam Babelsberg to Dessau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Köthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Berlin and Köthen is 131 km. The road distance is 155 km.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Köthen is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Berlin to Köthen is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 17€ - 25€.

No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Köthen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Köthen via Halle(Saale)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Köthen. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Köthen via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Berlin to Köthen, including transfers.