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Recommended option

Train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Ice

€110 - €160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Kaiserslautern central train station N13

€35 - €45

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Train via Mannheim  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Re / ...

€118 - €205

Train, bus  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt Süd station Flx10
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kaiserslautern

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Mackenbach 668.1 km

€70 - €110

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

€47 - €272

Fly to Saarbrucken, train, line 141 bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the train from St Ingbert to Landstuhl
  3. Take the line 141 bus from Ramstein, ZOB to Mackenbach, Busbahnhof

Fly to Stuttgart, train, line 141 bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
  4. Take the line 141 bus from Kaiserslautern, Hauptbahnhof Bstg C3 to Mackenbach, Busbahnhof

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

€63 - €380

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

€81 - €407

Berlin to Mackenbach by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin and Mackenbach is around 12h 40m and covers a distance of around 675 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 40m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Regionalbus Westpfalz GmbH, the Berlin to Mackenbach service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Mackenbach, Busbahnhof. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 40m
Fastest journey time:
12h 40m
Journey distance:
675 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:04
Last service departs at:
17:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Mackenbach train and bus schedules

Berlin → Mackenbach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mackenbach is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Mackenbach is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Mackenbach is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Mackenbach is to drive. Taking this option will cost €70 - €110 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Mackenbach. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Mackenbach, Busbahnhof via Kaiserslautern, Hauptbahnhof Bstg C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between Berlin and Mackenbach is 530 km. The road distance is 668.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Mackenbach without a car is to train which takes 7h 12m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Berlin to Mackenbach, including transfers.

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Berlin to Mackenbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Mackenbach is to train which takes 7h 12m and costs €110 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin to Mackenbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kaiserslautern central train station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Mackenbach.
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  • Distance: 530 km
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Mackenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €110 - €160 and the journey takes 5h 39m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Kaiserslautern central train station once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 9h 50m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €380
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from St Ingbert to Landstuhl
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
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 Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €60
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€26 - €40
1st Class
€40 - €60
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
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Website
h3nv.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
h3nv.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.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 Kaiserslautern central train station
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Regionalbus Westpfalz GmbH
Phone
+49 6371 9259-0
Email
kontakt@regionalbus-westpfalz.de
Website
regionalbus-westpfalz.de
Bus from Ramstein, ZOB to Mackenbach, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Regionalbus Westpfalz GmbH
Bus from Kaiserslautern, Hauptbahnhof Bstg C3 to Mackenbach, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Regionalbus Westpfalz GmbH

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Mackenbach is 668 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Berlin to Mackenbach.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Mackenbach. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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