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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Rügen by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bergen Bahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Bergen auf Rügen

Train via Stralsund Hbf

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stralsund, Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen

Berlin to Rügen by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Rügen is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 271 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Berlin to Rügen train service departs from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Bergen Bahnhof. Typically 18 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
3h 23m
Fastest train time:
3h 17m
Train distance:
271 km
Trains per week:
18
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:46
Last train departs at:
17:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Rügen train schedules

Berlin → Rügen
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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rügen is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Rügen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Rügen is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Rügen is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bergen Bahnhof. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 27m.

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It is 211 km from Berlin to Rügen. It is approximately 288.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rügen without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs €50 - €90.

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The train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bergen Bahnhof takes 3h 27m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Berlin to Rügen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Berlin to Rügen train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rügen is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs €50 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €20 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Rügen.
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  • Distance: 211.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany?

DB Fernverkehr AG operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bergen Bahnhof 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3h 27m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Bergen auf Rügen 5 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus-de also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bergen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stralsund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Bergen Auf Ruegen
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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 Bergen Auf Ruegen
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
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 S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stralsund, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stralsund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
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 Alexanderplatz to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from U Alexanderplatz to Bergen Friedhof
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Berlin to Rügen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bergen auf Rügen station.

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Berlin to Rügen train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Bergen Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Rügen is 289 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Berlin to Rügen.

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