There are 10 ways to get from Birmingham to Berlin by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Birmingham to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BHX - TXL

$65 - $222

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Train to London City, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LCY - TXL

$132 - $397

Train to Manchester, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) MAN - SXF

$81 - $240

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL

$147 - $333

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$255 - $534

Train  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof

$217 - $547

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$141 - $244

Bus, night bus  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$73 - $146

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$332 - $410

Drive, carferry  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$187 - $278

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 33 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Berlin is 646 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 12 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Birmingham to Berlin, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Berlin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Berlin train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Berlin is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Birmingham to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 646.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Berlin, Germany?

Flybe, KLM and six other airlines fly from Birmingham to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Berlin via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 12 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Schoenefeld via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
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Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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 London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Berlin is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 8:17 AM in Birmingham and 9:17 AM in Berlin.

Birmingham to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Flybe, Brussels Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs .

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