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

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Train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rzepin 27
  2. Take the train from Rzepin to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

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Rideshare  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw 573.8 km

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Train via Kostrzyn nad Odrą  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Lichtenberg to Kostrzyn Re
  2. Take the train from Kostrzyn to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

Bus via Poznań  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Poznań, Dworzec Autobusowy Poznań Główny N1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poznan Swiety Marcin to Warsaw Świętokrzyska Poznan Swiety Marcin - Zhytomyr Soborna Square / ...

Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Warszawa Centralna

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw 574.2 km

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BER - WAW

Train, train to Szczecin, fly  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Szczecin, Glowny
  2. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin Goleniow
  3. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) SZZ - WAW

Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw by walk and train

The journey time between Brandenburg Gate and Warsaw is around 7h 42m and covers a distance of around 565 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen and PKP Intercity, the Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in Warszawa Centralna. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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7h 42m Average Duration
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

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Rules to follow in Poland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Poland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Warsaw is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Warsaw is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Warsaw is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, returning to Germany from Poland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to rideshare which costs €22 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to fly which costs €70 - €260 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Rzepin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Warsaw is 519 km. The road distance is 574.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 7h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw train services, operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to train which takes 7h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus via Poznań, which costs €70 - €85 and takes 9h 26m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €260 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Map of how to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 519 km
  • Duration: 7h 42m

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

You can take a train from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw via Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Rzepin in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw via S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, Poznań, Dworzec Autobusowy Poznań Główny, and Poznan Swiety Marcin in around 9h 26m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Szczecin to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200 zł - 850 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 200 zł
Train operators
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rzepin
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Rzepin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55 zł - 100 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 100 zł
Train from Kostrzyn to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55 zł - 110 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 110 zł
NEB
Phone
030 396011-344
Email
info@neb.de
Website
neb.de
Train from Berlin-Lichtenberg to Kostrzyn
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
NEB
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Szczecin, Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 zł - 140 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin Goleniow
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8 zł - 12 zł
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Poznań, Dworzec Autobusowy Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70 zł - 85 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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East West Eurolines
Phone
+380 98 815 4444
Email
support@ewe.ua
Website
ewe.ua
Bus from Poznan Swiety Marcin to Warsaw Świętokrzyska
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
260 zł - 300 zł
Website
East West Eurolines
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100 zł - 140 zł
Schedules at
vt.by
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
102 zł
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is 574 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw.

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LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 340+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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

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