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There are 4 ways to get from Halstenbek to Berlin by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Halstenbek to Hamburg Hbf S3
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 28 / ...

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Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum to Hauptbahnhof/ZOB 2
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Berlin central bus station 050 / ...

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Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Halstenbek to Berlin Hbf 295.5 km

Fly  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) HAM - BER

Halstenbek to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Halstenbek and Berlin is around 2h 41m and covers a distance of around 302 km. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. Operated by S-Bahn Hamburg, HVV and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Halstenbek to Berlin train service departs from Halstenbek and arrives in S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Typically 220 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

220 Weekly Trains
2h 41m Average Duration
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Halstenbek → Berlin
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The cheapest way to get from Halstenbek to Berlin is to bus which costs €19 - €26 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Halstenbek to Berlin is to train which costs €50 - €80 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halstenbek to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from S Halstenbek and arriving at Berlin central bus station via Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum and Hamburg central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Halstenbek to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Halstenbek and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Halstenbek and Berlin is 268 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Halstenbek to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €50 - €80.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Halstenbek to Berlin, including transfers.

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Halstenbek to Berlin bus services, operated by HVV, depart from Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum station.

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Halstenbek to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn Hamburg, depart from Halstenbek station.

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The best way to get from Halstenbek to Berlin is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €50 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 4h 42m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €260 and takes 5h 50m.

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  • Distance: 267.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

You can take a train from Halstenbek to Berlin Hbf via Hamburg Hbf in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Halstenbek to Berlin ZOB via Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, and Hamburg central bus station in around 4h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Train operators
S-Bahn Hamburg
Phone
040 39184385
Email
s-bahn.hamburg@deutschebahn.com
Website
s-bahn-hamburg.de
Train from Halstenbek to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
S-Bahn Hamburg
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Halstenbek to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum to Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV
VHH Bus
Phone
+49 40 725940
Email
info@vhhbus.de
Website
vhhbus.de
Bus from Schenefeld, Stadtzentrum to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
VHH Bus
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 Hamburg central bus station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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.
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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Halstenbek to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halstenbek to Berlin is 296 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Halstenbek to Berlin.

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KLM, Luxair, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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