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

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) BER - SVO

RUB 7805 - RUB 16725

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Bus  •  31h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow Central Bus Station 909002/909004

RUB 5549 - RUB 7980

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) BER - DME

RUB 8050 - RUB 23965

Fly Berlin Tegel to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  11h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) TXL - SVO

RUB 6477 - RUB 24580

Fly Berlin Tegel to Moscow Domodedovo  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) TXL - DME

RUB 8722 - RUB 43820

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) BER - VKO

RUB 8050 - RUB 18965

Train via Brest  •  24h 51m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Wschodnia Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C Ic
  3. Take the train from Brest C to Moskva Belorusskaia

RUB 7177 - RUB 13402

Bus, train  •  30h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Kaliningrad Bus station
  2. Take the train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia 030Ч

RUB 11587 - RUB 19520

Train  •  33h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec
  2. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja 022/405

RUB 16347 - RUB 24528

Drive  •  19h 11m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Moscow 1825.7 km

RUB 17000 - RUB 26000

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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Moscow is to bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 31h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Moscow is to fly which costs 85€ - 190€ and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Moscow. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Teatralnaya via Warszawa Wschodnia, Brest C and Belorusskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 51m.

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The distance between Berlin and Moscow is 1608 km. The road distance is 1825.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Moscow without a car is to train via Brest which takes 24h 51m and costs 80€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Berlin to Moscow, including transfers.

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Berlin to Moscow train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Moscow is to fly which takes 6h 17m and costs 85€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train via Brest, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 24h 51m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 31h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Moscow is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 3:43 PM in Berlin and 4:43 PM in Moscow.

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  • Distance: 1608.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Moscow, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Berlin to Moscow 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Moscow via Warszawa Wschodnia, Brest C, Moskva Belorusskaia, and Belorusskaya in around 24h 51m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 21000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 21000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 24000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Munich, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 6500 - RUB 25000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 14029
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 60000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 60000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 43000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 21000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 30000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 28000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 26000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 27000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 49000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Domodedovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 55000
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 3100 - RUB 9000
Train operators
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 Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 4600 - RUB 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 3200 - RUB 4500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1500
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 850 - RUB 1100
1st Class
RUB 1200 - RUB 1500
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1500
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
RUB 850 - RUB 1100
Business
RUB 1200 - RUB 1500
1st Class
RUB 1200 - RUB 1500
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to Moskva Belorusskaia
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 1600 - RUB 5500
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 1600 - RUB 3100
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 2600 - RUB 5500
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 14000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 20000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 15300
1 class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 23800
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Berlin to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2000 - RUB 5500
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2500 - RUB 3600
Schedules at
vt.by

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Berlin to Moscow train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Moskva Belorusskaia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Moscow is 1826 km. It takes approximately 19h 11m to drive from Berlin to Moscow.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT, KLM and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo 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€ - 8€.

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