Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Warsaw?

Book now

There are 9 ways to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Warsaw 573.8 km

7 alternative options

Bus via Poznań  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS N1326 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poznan Swiety Marcin to Warsaw Świętokrzyska Poznan Swiety Marcin - Kiev Maidan Nezalezhnosti / ...

Bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Warsaw N1326 / ...

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw 574.2 km

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 3m

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

Train to Poznan, fly  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
  2. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) POZ - WAW

Train to Zielona Gora, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Zbaszynek
  2. Fly from Zielona Gora (IEG) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) IEG - WAW

Train, train to Szczecin, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to Szczecin, Glowny
  3. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin Goleniow
  4. 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 6h 18m and covers a distance of around 563 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 12m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in Warszawa Centralna. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Route information

Average journey time:
6h 18m
Fastest journey time:
6h 12m
Journey distance:
563 km
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
230 zł
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:43
Last service departs at:
17:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw walk and train schedules

Germany → Poland
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Show more details
Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Poland with the above exceptions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Show less

Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

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

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

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, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Poland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to rideshare which costs €22 and takes 7h 4m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to fly which costs €35 - €210 and takes 5h 3m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 12m.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs €50 - €75.

More details

The train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna takes 6h 12m including transfers and departs five times a day.

More details

Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs €50 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus via Poznań, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 8h 22m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €210 and takes 5h 3m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

Search flights

Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

More details

Map of how to get from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 519 km
  • Duration: 6h 29m

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna 5 times a day. Tickets cost 230 zł - 330 zł and the journey takes 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brandenburg Gate to Warsaw via S+U Brandenburger Tor, S Südkreuz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS, and Poznan Swiety Marcin in around 8h 22m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Poznan to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 zł - 460 zł
Flights from Zielona Gora to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120 zł - 210 zł
Flights from Szczecin to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270 zł - 1 100 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 600 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 200 zł
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 5 500 zł
Train operators
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 Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
230 zł - 330 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 zł - 180 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Zbaszynek
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 zł - 140 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55 zł - 80 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to Szczecin, Glowny
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50 zł - 70 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 zł - 100 zł
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60 zł - 90 zł
Website
Bahn DE
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 Angermuende
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95 zł - 140 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Angermuende
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
180 zł - 250 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
47 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 zł - 85 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120 zł - 150 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.
For more information, please visit this page
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
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
260 zł - 300 zł
Website
East West Eurolines
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 zł
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Poland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Get driving directions

Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

Search flights

There are 433+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

More details

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.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar