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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Berlin by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night bus or car train

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

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Fly Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) EDI - TXL

71€ - 189€

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Fly Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) EDI - SXF

40€ - 201€

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GLA - SXF

46€ - 170€

Train to Glasgow, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) GLA - TXL

88€ - 208€

Train via Cologne  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

221€ - 435€

Train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof

166€ - 450€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

163€ - 261€

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 20m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Berlin

135€ - 343€

Night bus, bus  •  35h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  3. Take the bus from Den Haag to Berlin

88€ - 148€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 51m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Berlin

331€ - 427€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Berlin is to train and fly which costs £40 - £150 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Berlin is to fly which costs £35 - £180 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Berlin Kaiserdamm via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Berlin Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 14m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Berlin is 713 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Berlin without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 15h 14m and costs £190 - £390.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Edinburgh to Berlin, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Berlin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Berlin train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Berlin is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs £60 - £170. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs £190 - £390 and takes 15h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 713.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, KLM and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Berlin via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 15h 14m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 6500€
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 6500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Tegel via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
8€ - 12€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 16€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
55€ - 170€
Premier
130€ - 200€
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
80€ - 270€
Premier
200€ - 310€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
55€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn

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 Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
85€ - 130€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Book at
National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 170€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 29€
Reclining Seat
35€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
53€
2-bed inside cabin
100€ - 140€

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Edinburgh to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Berlin is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 6:46 AM in Edinburgh and 7:46 AM in Berlin.

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

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easyJet, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1515+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 53€ per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs £3 - £5.

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