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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Odense by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense Ic

458 kr - 985 kr

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Fly to Billund, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Billund (BLL) BER - BLL
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Odense St.

230 kr - 1170 kr

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Train via Schleswig  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Schleswig Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Schleswig to Odense Ic

535 kr - 1129 kr

Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Odense Bucarest - Aalborg

650 kr - 750 kr

Train #2  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Korsør Snälltåget
  2. Take the train from Korsør St. to Odense St. Ic

320 kr - 395 kr

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Odense 577 km

500 kr - 750 kr

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH) BER - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Odense St.

456 kr - 2200 kr

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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Odense is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Odense is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

Yes, entry into Germany from Denmark is currently restricted.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Odense is to train, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 11h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Odense is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Central Bus Station station and arriving at Odense. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Odense. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Odense via Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Berlin and Odense is 375 km. The road distance is 577 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Odense without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Berlin to Odense, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Odense 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 Odense is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs 60€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 10h 50m.

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  • Distance: 375.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Odense, Denmark?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Odense via Hamburg-Altona in around 6h 19m. Alternatively, Comati PSG operates a bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Odense once a week. Tickets cost 650 kr - 750 kr and the journey takes 10h 50m.

Airlines
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kr - 900 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 kr - 3300 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260 kr - 950 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
95 kr - 950 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3400 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
410 kr - 600 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schleswig to Odense
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
400 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kr - 170 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
100 kr - 120 kr
Business
130 kr - 170 kr
1st Class
140 kr - 170 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kr - 170 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
95 kr - 120 kr
Business
130 kr - 160 kr
1st Class
130 kr - 170 kr
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
380 kr - 500 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 500 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 Odense St.
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 320 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Schleswig to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150 kr - 220 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Korsør St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
70 kr - 100 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
130 kr - 180 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Dammtor to Schleswig
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Schleswig
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 250 kr
Website
HVV
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Korsør
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
250 kr - 300 kr
Website
Snälltåget
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 Odense
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 kr - 750 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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Berlin to Odense bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Odense station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Odense is 577 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Berlin to Odense.

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