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

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Tinglev St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Tinglev St. to Sønderborg St. Icl

685 kr - 1299 kr

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Fly to Billund, train  •  7h 42m

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

305 kr - 1285 kr

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Train via Padborg  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Padborg Ic

404 kr - 915 kr

Bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Kolding Rutebilstationen
  3. Take the bus from Kolding Busterminal to Sønderborg Busstation

743 kr - 887 kr

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Sønderborg 472.2 km

410 kr - 600 kr

Fly to Sonderborg  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Sonderborg (SGD) BER - SGD

391 kr - 1355 kr

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  8h 55m

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

596 kr - 2420 kr

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sønderborg is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Sønderborg is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Sønderborg is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Sønderborg is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Sønderborg station. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Sønderborg Busstation via Hamburg Central Bus Station and Kolding Busterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Sønderborg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Sønderborg St. via Hamburg Dammtor and Tinglev St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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It is 356 km from Berlin to Sønderborg. It is approximately 472.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Sønderborg without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Berlin to Sønderborg, including transfers.

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Berlin to Sønderborg bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin to Sønderborg 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 Sønderborg is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 90€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 120€ and takes 11h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 7h 47m.

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  • Distance: 356.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Sønderborg via Hamburg Dammtor and Tinglev St. in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hbf to Sønderborg via Hamburg, Hamburg Central Bus Station, Kolding Rutebilstationen, and Kolding Busterminal in around 11h 25m.

Airlines
Air Alsie
Website
alsie.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Ronne, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Brussels, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
440 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Manchester, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
210 kr - 1100 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Ronne, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
550 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Brussels, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
440 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Manchester, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
210 kr - 1100 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sonderborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
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
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
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
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 Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
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 Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Tinglev
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Padborg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
380 kr - 550 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 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
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
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 Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 500 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 490 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Tinglev St.
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kr - 210 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Tinglev St. to Sønderborg St.
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Padborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Sønderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
110 kr - 170 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
330 kr - 470 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85 kr - 110 kr
Website
Blablabus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Kolding Rutebilstationen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 700 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Sonderborg Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 5m and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Sønderborg bus services, operated by Sydtrafik, arrive at Sønderborg Busstation.

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Berlin to Sønderborg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Sønderborg St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Sønderborg is 472 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Berlin to Sønderborg.

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KLM, DAT Danish Air Transport, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Sonderborg 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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