There are 4 ways to get from Braunschweig to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 37m

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

40€ - 80€

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Rideshare  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brunswick to Berlin 230.9 km

7€ - 15€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick, Brunswick central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N1325 / ...

14€ - 55€

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Braunschweig to Berlin Hbf 229.5 km

26€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 15€ and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin is to train which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brunswick, Brunswick central station station and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braunschweig Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Braunschweig and Berlin is 198 km. The road distance is 229.5 km.

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs 40€ - 80€.

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The train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Braunschweig to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brunswick, Brunswick central station.

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

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs 40€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 55€ and takes 3h 20m.

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  • Distance: 197.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 37m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brunswick, Brunswick central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.

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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brunswick, Brunswick central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Braunschweig to Berlin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines DE
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brunswick to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Braunschweig to Berlin is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Braunschweig to Berlin.

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

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