There are 10 ways to get from Darmstadt to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Berlin Hbf Flx / ...

$120 - $180

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Rideshare  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Darmstadt to Berlin 359.2 miles

$26 - $40

8 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$114 - $180

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 012
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 065 / ...

$35 - $59

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$46 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Berlin 360.7 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL

$72 - $190

Train to Mannheim, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL

$167 - $639

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$81 - $210

Train to Saarbrucken, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SCN - TXL

$151 - $461

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The cheapest way to get from Darmstadt to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darmstadt to Berlin is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darmstadt to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Darmstadt and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Leipzig, Leipzig central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Berlin is 444 km. The road distance is 577.1 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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The train from Darmstadt Hbf to Berlin Hbf takes 5 h 1 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Berlin is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Darmstadt to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 277.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Darmstadt to Berlin twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 1 min. Flixtrain also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darmstadt to Berlin via Leipzig, Leipzig central station in around 9 h 34 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Darmstadt to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Darmstadt to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Darmstadt to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Darmstadt to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt to Berlin is 577 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Darmstadt to Berlin.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Darmstadt to Berlin bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1354+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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