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

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Train via Hamburg  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to København H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Karlskrona Centralstation

1529 kr - 2651 kr

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Train  •  17h 28m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hässleholm Centralstation Snälltåget
  2. Take the train from Hässleholm C to Karlskrona C 029 / ...

574 kr - 722 kr

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Bus  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Ljungby Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ljungby busstation to Alvesta station 145 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Alvesta station to Karlskrona Kungsplan

1133 kr - 1295 kr

Night train, train  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Lund C 300
  2. Take the train from Lund C to Karlskrona C 029 / ...

605 kr - 778 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 59m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Świnoujście
  2. Take the car ferry from Świnoujście to Trelleborg
  3. Drive from Trelleborg to Karlskrona

812 kr - 1088 kr

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Ronneby  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Ronneby (RNB) BER - RNB

678 kr - 2405 kr

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH) BER - CPH
  2. Take the train from Copenhagen Airport to Karlskrona Centralstation

658 kr - 2805 kr

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kalmar, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Kalmar (KLR) BER - KLR
  2. Take the train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St.
  3. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation

Train to Hamburg, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH
  3. Take the train from Copenhagen Airport to Karlskrona Centralstation

1100 kr - 4061 kr

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vaxjo, train  •  11h 12m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Vaxjo (VXO) BER - VXO
  2. Take the train from Växjö C to Emmaboda St.
  3. Take the train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation

Berlin to Karlskrona by trains

The train journey time between Berlin and Karlskrona is around 12h 59m and covers a distance of around 1063 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 34m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin to Karlskrona train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Karlskrona Centralstation. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 59m
Fastest train time:
10h 34m
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
1316 kr
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:01
Last train departs at:
14:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Karlskrona train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karlskrona is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karlskrona is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Karlskrona is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Karlskrona is to train, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 17h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Karlskrona is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Karlskrona. However, there are services departing from Berlin Central Bus Station and arriving at Karlskrona Kungsplan via Ljungby busstation and Alvesta station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Karlskrona station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Karlskrona Centralstation via Hamburg-Altona and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 44m.

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The distance between Berlin and Karlskrona is 428 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Karlskrona without a car is to train via Hamburg which takes 11h 44m and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 11h 44m to get from Berlin to Karlskrona, including transfers.

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Berlin to Karlskrona bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Berlin to Karlskrona 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 Karlskrona is to train via Hamburg which takes 11h 44m and costs 150€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 130€ and takes 16h 29m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 8h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Karlskrona.
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  • Distance: 428.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 44m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Karlskrona, Sweden?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Karlskrona via Hamburg-Altona and København H in around 11h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Karlskrona via Ljungby Bus Station, Ljungby busstation, and Alvesta station in around 16h 29m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Ronneby via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Ronneby via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Ronneby via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kalmar via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kalmar via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kalmar via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4600 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 3700 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 kr - 1100 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
300 kr - 1300 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vaxjo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3400 kr
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vaxjo via Tuzla
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
470 kr - 2100 kr
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 Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 230 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
130 kr - 170 kr
Business
180 kr - 220 kr
1st Class
190 kr - 230 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kr - 220 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
130 kr - 160 kr
Business
180 kr - 220 kr
1st Class
180 kr - 220 kr
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 Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 900 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 900 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 420 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 420 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Hässleholm C to Karlskrona C
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 kr - 280 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Lund C to Karlskrona C
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 kr - 370 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Kalmar C to Emmaboda St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Växjö C to Emmaboda St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
370 kr - 450 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Lund C
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kr - 410 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Krösatågen
Phone
073-074 89 81
Email
HittegodsK@krosa.tagkompaniet.se
Website
krosatagen.se
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Krösatågen
Train from Emmaboda station to Karlskrona Centralstation
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Krösatågen
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Kalmar Centralstation to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kr - 200 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
150 kr - 200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
65 kr - 80 kr
Train from Växjö station to Emmaboda station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kr - 200 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
150 kr - 200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
65 kr - 80 kr
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Ljungby Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
900 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
Phone
+46 77 176 70 76
Email
kundcenter@lanstrafikenkron.se
Website
lanstrafikenkron.se
Bus from Ljungby busstation to Alvesta station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kr - 65 kr
Website
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Bus from Alvesta station to Karlskrona Kungsplan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
190 kr - 210 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Ferry operators
Unity Line
Phone
+48 91 88 02 909
Email
rezerwacje@unityline.pl
Website
unityline.eu
Car ferry from Świnoujście to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
unityline.eu
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Świnoujście to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
280 kr - 310 kr
Website
TT-Line

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Ronneby Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Karlskrona bus services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Karlskrona Kungsplan station.

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Berlin to Karlskrona train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Karlskrona Centralstation.

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easyJet and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Ronneby Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Karlskrona. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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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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