There are 5 ways to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena by train, bus, rideshare or car
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Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Take the rideshare from Berlin to Leipzig
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Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Leipzig central train station
Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Leipzig Hbf Ostseite
Drive from Berlin Hbf to Red Bull Arena
Berlin to Red Bull Arena by train, tram and walk
The journey time between Berlin and Red Bull Arena is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 171 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe, the Berlin to Red Bull Arena service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Red Bull Arena. Typically 126 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Last updated: 19 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena is to bus, which costs €5 - €8 and takes 3h 26m.
The quickest way to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena is to train which costs €35 - €50 and takes 1h 30m.
No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Red Bull Arena. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Leipzig, Waldplatz via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.
No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Red Bull Arena. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Leipzig, Sportforum Süd via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.
The distance between Berlin and Red Bull Arena is 150 km. The road distance is 184.1 km.
The best way to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena without a car is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs €35 - €50.
It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena, including transfers.
Berlin to Red Bull Arena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.
Berlin to Red Bull Arena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.
The best way to get from Berlin to Red Bull Arena is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus via Leipzig, Waldplatz, which costs €11 - €14 and takes 2h 46m.
What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Red Bull Arena, Germany?
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Leipzig central train station every 2 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 10m.
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).
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 11m
- Estimated price
- €35 - €50
- Deutsche Bahn
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).
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Leipzig central train station
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 10m
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- €11 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Berlin to Leipzig
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 20m
- Estimated price
- €4 - €15
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Berlin to Red Bull Arena bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig central train station.
Berlin to Red Bull Arena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Red Bull Arena is 184 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Berlin to Red Bull Arena.
There are 149+ hotels available in Red Bull Arena. Prices start at €100 per night.