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Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Salzwedel Ice / ...

€10 - €50

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Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Salzwedel 241.8 km

€26 - €40

Berlin to Salzwedel by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Salzwedel is around 1h 24m and covers a distance of around 161 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Flixtrain, the Berlin to Salzwedel train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Salzwedel. Typically 126 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 24m
Fastest train time:
1h 21m
Train distance:
161 km
Trains per week:
126
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:03
Last train departs at:
23:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Salzwedel train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Berlin → Salzwedel
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salzwedel is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Salzwedel 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Salzwedel is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Salzwedel is to train. Taking this option will cost €10 - €50 and takes 1h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Salzwedel. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Berlin and Salzwedel is 157 km. The road distance is 241.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Salzwedel without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs €10 - €50.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Salzwedel takes 1h 23m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin to Salzwedel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Salzwedel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Salzwedel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Salzwedel is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Berlin to Salzwedel.

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  • Distance: 156.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 23m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Salzwedel, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Salzwedel hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 23m. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily.

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 Salzwedel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Salzwedel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain

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