There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Warsaw by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train Polish Railways (PKP)  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna Regional / ...

$45 - $57

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Bus, train to Szczecin, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
  2. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
  3. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Warsaw (WAW) SZZ - WAW

$14 - $108

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Warszawa Wschodnia En

$70 - $91

Bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Poznań P3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1320 / ...

$37 - $64

Rideshare  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw 358.8 miles

$26

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Warsaw 358.4 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Warsaw (WAW) TXL - WAW

$59 - $220

Train to Poznan, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
  2. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Warsaw (WAW) POZ - WAW

$55 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Warsaw is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Warsaw is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Centrum 05 via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Poznań and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Poznan Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Warsaw is 517 km. The road distance is 573.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Berlin to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Berlin to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Warsaw train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Warsaw is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 323 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Warsaw, Poland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Warsaw via Poznan Gl. in around 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Warsaw via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Poznań, Warsaw, Warsaw West, and Dw. Zachodni 01 in around 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Poznan to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Flights from Szczecin to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Szczecin to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8 - $110
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Poznań
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Berlin to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Berlin to Warsaw train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Warsaw is 573 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Berlin to Warsaw.

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Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 2954+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Warsaw. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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