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There are 5 ways to get from Braunschweig to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 25m

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

$45 - $70

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Rideshare  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brunswick to Berlin 142.6 miles

$9 - $17

3 alternative options

Train via Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Re1

$59 - $84

Bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 135 / ...

$16 - $30

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Braunschweig to Berlin 144 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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€ - 60€ and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braunschweig to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Brunswick and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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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 25m.

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The distance between Braunschweig and Berlin is 198 km. The road distance is 230.3 km.

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Berlin is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 3h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Braunschweig to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 123.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Braunschweig to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Braunschweig to Berlin every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Brunswick to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brunswick to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braunschweig to Berlin is 230 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Braunschweig to Berlin.

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There are 1429+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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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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